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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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Cheeky Monkeys: Hang In There

I have decided to try the Daily Marker 30 Day Challenge. The aim is to colour something every day for 30 days even if it is just for 5 minutes. Here is my day 1 The stamps are old ones from Hero Arts and I have coloured in with my Promarkers. Of course, I had… Continue reading Cheeky Monkeys: Hang In There

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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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Button Birthday and Sad News

I’m not going to lie – things have been tough round here for the last few weeks. For those that read my last blog post you will know that my son has been very unwell (if you want to read my last post you can click here), we have attended a funeral for my husband’s… Continue reading Button Birthday and Sad News

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Some Weeks Only Cake Will Do!

Some weeks only cake will do. Or chocolate. Maybe wine. I’m rather late showing my last Christmas card but that is due to Christmas not exactly going as planned. My husbands Uncle died on the 21st December and my 4 year old son was rushed to hospital early on the 22nd December. He had been… Continue reading Some Weeks Only Cake Will Do!

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Christmas Cards

I’m still here – just. The last few weeks have been crazy bonkers. I suppose it’s that time of year. I have never know so many school Christmas activities that needed so much parental input. Different activities for each child on different days, various birthdays including mine and the usual round of paediatrician appointments. The… Continue reading Christmas Cards

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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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3 Santas coloured 3 ways

Well, I shall keep this short and sweet. I’ve not been crafting as much in the last few weeks as I was full of cold and feeling completely rubbish. As of this morning I couldn’t cope with the pain in my head any longer so saw my Doctor. She promptly diagnosed a sinus infection and… Continue reading 3 Santas coloured 3 ways

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Kids Crafts – Hama Bead Tea Light Holders

Well, half term came and went. Both kids came down with a heavy cold and chose to spend their days in their pjs glued to Minecraft. We made it out the house briefly but their tolerance for being out and about was low so we opted for long (oh my, some days were very long!)… Continue reading Kids Crafts – Hama Bead Tea Light Holders