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Hero Arts Hipster Animals

I fell in love with the Hero Arts Hipster Animals stamp set when I stumbled across them on Amazon (as you do) and I knew I just had to have them. They are so cute but great for cards for men. There are a selection of animals and then you can dress them up with… Continue reading Hero Arts Hipster Animals

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Butterfly Best Wishes

A few weeks ago I sat playing with some distress ink pads and stamps. This was the result- I decided yesterday that it was time I actually made them into something. Crafty stash used : Sizzix / Hero Arts stamp and die cut – Butterflies #3 Ranger / Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads in the… Continue reading Butterfly Best Wishes

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Groovy Cats

The colouring challenge at The Daily Marker is nearly at an end. For yesterday’s entry I pulled out my Groovy Cats stamp set by Woodware and set about creating a shaker card. First, I worked out how much of a boarder I wanted and lightly drew it in pencil. From there I could work out where… Continue reading Groovy Cats

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The Color Throwdown -Best Wishes

I’m swooping in with another late night entry for this weeks Colour Throwndown challenge ctd 380. This weeks colours were red, grey and white. As ever my photo shows the colour looking more washed out than they really are. I have used an Anita’s/Docrafts stamp for the flower after liberally splodging (technical!) on watercolour paint… Continue reading The Color Throwdown -Best Wishes

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The 30 Day Coloring Challenge

I’ve been a little slow posting on her over the last week. The kids have been off school on their half term holiday so I have been busy baking cakes and playing games. I have however made sure I still had time to do my colouring so I could continue with the 30 day colouring… Continue reading The 30 Day Coloring Challenge

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Sunny wishes

Day 3 of the daily marker 30 day challenge and wow, this card turned out much brighter than I intended but I love it. It’s a dull day here and this added some much needed colour into my craft space. I used a free stamp from the Craft Stamper magazine, Prima water soluble oil pastels,… Continue reading Sunny wishes

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Birthday Button Elephant

Day 2 of the daily marker challenge The stamps are from Hero Arts, the stitched tag and stars cut from a the Lawn Fawn Stitched Journaling Card die and I have finished with Wink Of Stella, a little touch of Glossy accents and silver thread. I coloured the image with my Promarkers. Fancy joining in?… Continue reading Birthday Button Elephant

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Butterfly With Love

I’ve had some much needed craft inspiration today. I came across a card making colour challenge with the aim of making a card using the colours craft, grey and yellow. Here is my entry: I used my Sizzix Hero Arts stamp and die set for the butterflies and flowers and my Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous… Continue reading Butterfly With Love

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Football Birthday Card

It was my Husband’s birthday just over a week ago. In my head I had planned this hand drawn card but the reality was that I was clearly brewing my sinus infection and couldn’t focus or sit at my craft desk for too long. I had bought a stamp set it the summer with various sports… Continue reading Football Birthday Card

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Simple Thank You Card

A quick but effective card made for my children’s ballet teacher. Crafty stash used: Sizzix  Hero Arts stamp and die set – Bold Pop Design Sizzix Stephanie Bernard stamp and die set – Phrases Momento ink – Rose Bud, Teal Zeal and Bamboo Leaves Self adhesive gems and pink ribbon The photo is quite self-explanatory. Nothing… Continue reading Simple Thank You Card