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Cascade Fold Card

Hi everyone, today I have these fun Cascade Cards to share. I really enjoyed creating these bold & bright cards. I was inspired to make these cards by issue 16 of Make Special Cards Magazine. Available from Buy Subscriptions as well as WH Smith & Sainsburys.   This magazine is full of lovely papers, die cuts and…… Continue reading Cascade Fold Card

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WOW! Cosmic Shimmer Opal Polish is Amazing

Hi everyone, a couple weeks ago I saw a demo on the Creative Expressions Facebook page showing the new Cosmic Shimmer Opal Polish. WOW, these are awesome! the short demo had me hooked and I went searching for them straight away! You can find the full set below. https://www.craftstash.co.uk/search/?q=Opal+polish These pots of shimmer polish change…… Continue reading WOW! Cosmic Shimmer Opal Polish is Amazing

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Busy Bee Thank you card

Hi everyone, this weeks Hobbybase card is this Thank you card using the cute Krafty Panda “Busy Bee’s” stamp set. I coloured the Bee’s in and then covered them with Ranger Glossy Accents I love the shine it gives making your stamped images look like embellishments. To make this card you will need… A 5″ x…… Continue reading Busy Bee Thank you card

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Easy, Simple Cards Using Your Nesting Dies

Hello everyone, this weeks Hobbybase card has been inspired by a recent video Jennifer Maguire uploaded. By just using your nesting dies you can create quick and easy cards with a really simple technique. I had a nice afternoon making these cards whilst watching a movie. The Hobbybase Bunting die has been a “go to” for me, its…… Continue reading Easy, Simple Cards Using Your Nesting Dies

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Live Card Making

Hi everyone, it’s a miserable rainy Saturday morning for me so I thought I would catch up on some blogging. As a lot of you know every Monday I do a live craft along over on the Hobbybase Facebook page, I spend between 30-45 minutes showing you how to make a different card, answering questions and…… Continue reading Live Card Making

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Birthday Bunting Card

Hello all, yesterday I did my weekly Facebook live craft along over on the Hobbybase page, where I showed how to make this fun Birthday Bunting card. Using the Hobbybase Bunting dies Enter code MIXEDUP at the check out to receive 10% off your purchase. Every week I list what you will need to make the card. For those of…… Continue reading Birthday Bunting Card

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Magical Unicorns

Good morning everyone, I have been taking a trip down memory lane for today’s project. Seeking inspiration from My Little Pony I’ve created this cute shaker card using the new Krafty Panda Magical Unicorns stamp set by Hobbybase UK. This has been really fun to make and I’ve loved looking at old My Little Pony pictures seeking colour…… Continue reading Magical Unicorns

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Happy World Card Making Day

Hello everyone, I’m busy busy busy making cards today and I’m having lots of fun. Just stopped for a cuppa tea and a chocolate biscuit! Unfortunately I cant show you any at the moment as most of them are for my Facebook live tutorials with Hobbybase later this month, however the others I will be…… Continue reading Happy World Card Making Day

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Creative Card Series No 1

Hello everyone, this blog post marks the start of my Creative Card Series. Over the next 2 weeks, I will be sharing with you my favourite greeting cards. Every card I share will have some kind of mechanism and I have made sure, with lots of research that they are easy to follow. To kick-start…… Continue reading Creative Card Series No 1

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Card making with Cork Ribbon

I recently purchased a load of crafty bits and I’m slowly working my way through it testing it all out. First up are these Cork Ribbons. I had never seen them before, so I purchased 5 rolls, 1 of each design. I purchased them from a shop called Buyoligy, they have 6 stores, 3 in…… Continue reading Card making with Cork Ribbon