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Masculine Birthday Card Tutorial

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Speedy Recovery Card

Wishing you a Speedy Recovery Card.

Speedy Recovery

supplies list :-

  • Kraft Cardstock
  • Fancy Pants Designs Hopscotch Brag Book
  • Clearly Besotted Simple Silhouettes Stamp and Die Set
  • Stampin Up Markers
  • Onyx Black Versafine Ink
  • Clearly Besotted Sequins – Flamingo Mix

speedy 2

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Lets get together soon

I have another shaker card to share with you today, this one is using a few of the new craft supplies with I have bought recently and featured on my Youtube channel.


Supplies List:-

  • White 300 gsm Cardstock from Ross Papercraft
  • Hero Arts Ink : Soft Green, Soft Vanilla, Mint Julep & Ombre Green
  • Phospherence Sequin Mix from Lucy’s Cards via Clearly Besotted Stamps
  • Ink Blending Tool
  • Lil’ Inker Double Stitched Square Dies
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp set My Cup of Tea (discontinued)
  • Memento Luxe Ink -Flanel Grey
  • Double Sided Foam Tape
  • Clear Plastic Packaging for the shaker window

cuppa 3

There is a video of me making this card from start to finish over on youtube, and I can tell you it’s a long-un, I left in all my mistakes and bloopers too πŸ™‚

cuppa 2

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ah-mazing Shaker Card

Hi Everyone!

It’s a beautiful sunny day here and I’m off work on holiday πŸ™‚ so headed up to my shed this morning to play around with the sequin mixes that I bought from Clearly Besotted Stamps

shaker card

The card dimensions are 6″ x 6″ with the shaker panel being 5 3/4″ X 5 3/4″

shaker 1

Supplies Used :-

  • White Cardstock Β from Ross Papercraft
  • My Minds Eye 6×6 Patterned Paper (blue & White Polkadots)
  • Glacier Sequin Mix from Clearly Besotted Stamps
  • Vellum
  • Stampin Up Circle Dies
  • Versamark Ink
  • Stampin Up White Embossing Powder
  • Casual Fridays Stamp
  • Dimensional Foam Tape

shaker 2

I hope you liked the card today, it is already on it’s way in the mail to a very special little girl who we think is just Ah-mazing πŸ™‚

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Cards, Tags, Pins and Postcards…

A Pinch and a Punch for the first of the month πŸ˜‰ Β .. Happy April Everyone!!

Sooooo… as many of you all know, my son kindly woke me up this morning running a bath.. at 7am!!!! so much for my long lay in!!

Seeing as I was wide awake, I let the rabbit and dogs out and fed the cats, then headed up to my shed for a spot of early morning crafting… which lasted until 3pm in the afternoon.. but it was fun and I managed to make loads of nice things πŸ™‚

First I made some more decorative frosted flower pins… i’m addicted, they are fun to make and look good too!

Greens and yellows..



and blues

and a fuschia pink πŸ˜‰

then I made a shabby chic stylie card and used one of the stick pins on it

Supplies List :-

  • Peach Pearlescent Cardstock
  • Prima Botanicals Patterned Paper
  • Pink Paislee Butterfly Garden Patterned Paper
  • Paper Doily from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Cream Lace
  • Blue and Cream herringbone Ribbon (folded ruffle stylie and sewn up the middle)
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers
  • Handmade Frosted Flower Pin
  • 2mm Clear Rhinestones
  • Stampin Up dimensional adhesive

then I made another couple of cards… same but different with matching tags and glassine tag pockets (if you know what I mean πŸ˜‰ Β )


Supplies List:-

  • Pearl pearlescent Cardstock
  • Kaisercraft Secret Bird Society Patterned Paper 6×6
  • Glassine Bags
  • Tags
  • Seam Binding
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Skeleton Leaves, Rose Leaves and Lily Flowers
  • Papermania Dark Grey Textured Cardstock
  • Lace
  • Fibres
  • 2mm Clear Rhinestones
  • Eyelets
  • Homemade Stick Pins

and finally I made some postcards, one finished and 3 starter cards πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard
  • Plain white paper
  • Distress inks : Seedless Preserves, Shabby Shutters and Iced Spruce
  • Heather Stems from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Chipboard Diecut Shape coloured with Wisteria Wonder Stampin Up Ink
  • Black Archival Ink
  • Small Alphabet Stamp Set from Studio G

Phew! … that’s me done for the day… a productive one at that πŸ™‚

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Recipe Card…

I made a recipe card today, and what better recipe to put on a recipe card, than one for Fairy Cakes!

I love making fairy cakes, and if you are a follower over on my other blog, you will no doubt have seen all the different variations I’ve made πŸ™‚

I think I might just keep this going and make an entire cake mini album πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Stampin Up Cardstock – 2 different colours of pinks
  • An address card
  • Sassafrass Lass Cupcake Stamp
  • 3 different colours of Pink Chalk Inks
  • Stickles Candy & Diamond
  • Double Sided Tape
  • Stampin Up Choc Chip Stampin Write Pen
  • Uniball Broad Opaque White Pen for faux stitching

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Christmas Thank You…

It’s been a while since I have used peel off sentiment stickers and Julie over at ACard4U popped some in with my last order, and I have been mulling it around in my head what I was going to make with them… It finally came to me today… A Christmas Thank You Card…

Now sitting here typing this up an idea has just popped into my head, i;m going to make another one, similar to this but also use some of the Stickles Glitter Glue that came with my order this week πŸ™‚

Supplies List :-

  • Soft Subtles Cardstock from Stampin up
  • Cosmo Cricket Jolly by Golly 6 x 6 patterned paper (green/cream holly leaves and berries)
  • Silver Satin 15mm Ribbon
  • Thank You Peel off Stickers from ACard4u
  • Prima e.line pearls and gems