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Easy Building Block Card

Hello, everyone, I recently shared this Building Block card which was inspired by the lovely Paula in our group. I was really impressed with the beautiful card Paula sent me and wanted to make a 5 x 7 version using supplies from my new collection. I adore the teal and pink tones in this card…… Continue reading Easy Building Block Card

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5 x 7 Slider Cards

Hi everyone, here are the cards I made using my 5 x 7, Zig Zag Slider Card die set. I adore this set and love that you have so many mat and layer options to create lots of different looks. The cards can be displayed open or in an upright position. You can have a…… Continue reading 5 x 7 Slider Cards

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5 x 7 Penta-Cube Pop Up Card

Hi everyone, continuing on from the Triple Cube card I recently made, I decided to make a 5 x 7 version and add 2 more sections onto the back, I made this during a Facebook live and was deciding on what to call it and the lovely Mary suggested calling it a Penta-Cube Pop Up…… Continue reading 5 x 7 Penta-Cube Pop Up Card

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6 x 6 Gift Card Slider Cards

Hi friends, I recently shared my first tutorial, using my new Super Sliders collection! This has been so well received and I thank everyone who has purchased the collection and look forward to seeing all your future makes. First up is this eye-catching 6 x 6 Slider Card using the Circle die set, available here. This…… Continue reading 6 x 6 Gift Card Slider Cards

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Triple Pop-Up Cube Card

Hi everyone, here is the Triple Pop-Up Cube Card I recently shared. I loved making this card style and it seems you all do to as so many of you have been sharing your wonderful versions on our FB group. The idea came after I saw one on FB and they said they followed a…… Continue reading Triple Pop-Up Cube Card

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Pretty Twist & Fold Cards

Hi everyone, In this blog, I show you my Twist & Fold cards I recently made. I first made this style a couple years ago and thought it would be nice to re-visit it. I added a bookmark or gift card holder to this version. Here is the one I made a couple years ago…… Continue reading Pretty Twist & Fold Cards

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Fish Bowl Shaped Gift Bag

Hi friends, I’ve finally managed to do this tutorial after first showing it during a Facebook Live Craft Along, moving house really does take it out of you and it’s taken me a while to get back on track and in some kind of new routine! I love unusual shaped gift bags and really enjoyed…… Continue reading Fish Bowl Shaped Gift Bag

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Flip Lid Gift Bag

Hi friends, yesterday I shared this adorable Flip Lid Gift Bag using supplies from the private Craft Along I did on Thursday. I enjoyed the craft along and showed this gift bag as a little bonus project that you could make using those same supplies. This one measures 4 x 6 x 6, so it’s…… Continue reading Flip Lid Gift Bag

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Drop Down Gift Boxes with Belly Band

Hi friends, at the beginning of the week I showed you how to make this fun gift box, which is made up of 4 smaller boxes held together with a belly band. I love creating unusual ways to give gifts and wrap them in a fun way. When the sides drop-down, it reveals the centre…… Continue reading Drop Down Gift Boxes with Belly Band

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Easy Aperture Cards

Hi everyone, sometimes you just want easy cards with a difference and these Aperture Cards certainly do that! The bright colours from my Party pad and the cheeky Horace popping his head up are sure to put a smile on anyone’s face! I did a double version using Geri the Giraffe and the Scenes Paper…… Continue reading Easy Aperture Cards