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Summer Stitched Notebook

Hi Everyone 🙂

summer stitched notebook 1

It is my turn over on the Colourcraft Blog today and I have a lovely wee Stitched Summer Notebook to share with you, It would be lovely of you could pop over there and have a wee look see 🙂

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Thank you


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Pumpkin Trio and the 4 Seasons

The title today sounds a bit like the name of a Band 😉

I Finally got round to finishing the envelopes for the 4 seasons cards I made a couple of weeks ago, and I also recorded a video of everything made today and is live now over on my Youtube Channel

first up we have the Pumpkin Trio… 2 of these are going to work with me tomorrow, my friend asked me to make her a couple for halloween

pumpkins 3


I really like how the spotty one turned out

pumpkin 1


I also really like the pumpkin faces on the next one…

pumpkin 2


once I had finished making the pumpkins, I got started on the seasonal envelopes…


Spring envelope



summer envelope



autumn envelope


and finally WINTER

winter envelope


Thanks for popping round

Sarah 🙂

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you make me smile


Hi everyone!

I finished making and recording the Summer card last night, but when It came to editing the video, i discovered only half the video existed, goodness know’s what happened, so I decided to finish the blog post, and head up the garden to re-make the video and create another card!

I love the rich summery colours in this card

summer 1

supplies list :-

  • Heavyweight white card stock cut to 13″ x 4″ to create a card 6.5″ x 4″ when folded.
  • Studio Calico 6 x 6 Pad Sundrifter
  • Etsy Store : Lavish Laces Vintage cotton lace
  • Tando Creative chipboard Butterfly assortment pack
  • Tim Holtz Scattered Straw and Wild Honey Distress Stains
  • Tim Holtz Barn Door Distress Ink
  • Tim Holtz Clear rock candy dry distress glitter
  • adhesives : collal & glossy accents & S/Up Dimensional’s
  • muslin fabric
  • ingvild bolme/prima distress tool
  • Versa colour cinnamon chalk ink
  • Clearly Besotted a little sentimental stamp set
  • HeroArts Mid tone shadow ink : cup o’ joe


After i re-make the video today, my plan is to make envelopes to match the cards, then if I’m feeling adventurous I might make a box to put this lovely wee shabby/vintage set of cards in.

Thanks so much for popping round

Sarah 🙂