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Happy New Year

Posted on January 6, 2018 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (1)

Wishing all the members of the site a Happy and Prosperous 2018.

Unfortunately, the Christmas 2017 projects came to an abrupt end, as I fell ill with the flu for three and a half weeks and have only just surfaced and getting back on my feet. Quite a few projects and templates were missed but they will be held over to next year. There is a round up video of all the projects that were featured now up on Youtube, so you ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Making the Paper Poinsettia

Posted on December 7, 2017 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


As promised, in today's post we will be making some paper poinsettias that you can use to make the Chipboard Screen Display or use on any other papercraft projects. Again, because I am a nice person, I have added a free template to the Member pages, so check there if you want to make some...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Chipboard Screen Template Display Card

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)


At last I have got around to putting up some Christmas decorations! Actually, this year was the first year ever that I really didn't want to get involved in it all. For some reason, maybe age, maybe generally being a humbug, I just didn't want to go in the loft and pull down the...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Tag Box Template Recipe Box

Posted on December 6, 2017 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)



For today's project we are making another Christmas gift box with the Chipboard Tag Box template. The other day, we posted a project to make an unusual 'grown up' 

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Christmas 2017 Series - Crown Card Template Project - Simple Crowns

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Cards or gift tags with the free Member template


For the last card using the free Crown Template listed under the Member's part of the site, here is an idea if you have a lot of cards to...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Simple Tree Template Cards - Template Number 2

Posted on December 4, 2017 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)



These two cards used the second basic tree template, which has the tree sectioned into strips. This is really using the same basic template as the one posted earlier which we used to make Twine Trees and Mini Gift Tags, as well as a couple of Christmas Tree Cards but I h...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Crown Card Template Cards - Three Foiled Crowns

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Another card idea today, using the smallest size crowns from the free template on the Members pages. This card includes three crowns covered with silver, gold and copper foil flakes mounted on a torn paper piece, edged with gold ink. I just noticed that the silver crown is a little out of pla...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Simple Tree Template Cards - One More Simple Card

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 2:30 AM Comments comments (0)


One more simple card made with our Free Member Template. Christmas cards need to be quick but beautiful, especially if you are handmaking them from scratch. Today's project fits the bill!  I am using the Template Number 1 here, with one of the smaller sizes ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Crown Card Template Cards - Ribbon Crown

Posted on November 30, 2017 at 12:30 AM Comments comments (0)


Another card made with the free Member Template, this time cutting an aperture and using layered ribbons fixed on the reverse to create a simple and elegant card that looks super expensive! We have used this technique on the tree cards also and on lots of other cards posted here in the past...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Paper Strip Ornaments

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello and welcome back!

 

Today, we have another easy project for you as part of our ongoing Christmas 2017 Series.

 

There is a free ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Alcohol Ink Foiled Bauble

Posted on November 27, 2017 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Today I wanted to share a project that I stumbled upon while I was messing about doing something else and in fact it turned out really well, so I was excited to post it up here on the blog.

 

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Christmas 2017 Series - Crown Card Template Cards - Three Crown In a Row

Posted on November 26, 2017 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

One cut from glitter card, one from mirror card run through an embossing folder and one covered with gold foil flakes


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Christmas 2017 Series - Snow Scene Screen Card

Posted on November 26, 2017 at 12:10 AM Comments comments (1)
 

I haven't seen snow for quite a few years to be honest but that doesn't stop me loving it. I do recall buying a couple of sleds a few years back and since then, there has been no snow whatsoever!
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Christmas 2017 Series - Simple Tree Cards 1

Posted on November 25, 2017 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (1)


If you downloaded the free Tree Template from the Member Pages (the one used to make the Twine Trees and the mini Gift Tags), then today's post just demonstrates that you can use that simple template in different ways to create different things. You don't need a ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Tag Box Template

Posted on November 24, 2017 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (1)


If you have got the Tag Box Template, featured in an earlier post, here is another project using this file. This time, I wanted to use some of the gorgeous ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Tissue Baubles or Ornaments 2

Posted on November 22, 2017 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (1)


Gotta love these upcycle projects! I'm back to my tree decorations again today. That same box or baubles/ornaments bought last year in the sales is getting some use this year. I am so pleased with the twig tree covered in all these creations and if you like doing these kind of projects ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Tag Gift Box Advent Calendar

Posted on November 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (1)


With December rapidly advancing, today's project is a lovely little Advent Calendar idea, using the new Tag Box Template, one of our saleable templates you can find under Chipboard Templates on the left hand ...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Distress Oxide Background Snowflakes

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (1)


Todays card uses a well known technique to create a lovely snowflake themed background. I have used the paper to make a few projects, not just this card and they will be featured on a future post, so once you have made a sheet of it will be good value for m...

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Christmas 2017 Series - Beaded Paper Strip Tree Ornaments

Posted on November 19, 2017 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (1)


This is a project based upon one that you can find all over the web but I wanted to make my own version and to make it easy for you, there is a template on the Member's pages that you can pick up if you register with the site.

 

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Christmas 2017 Series - Distress Oxide Tissue Baubles

Posted on November 18, 2017 at 6:30 PM Comments comments (1)


As promised, we are continuing with the Distress Oxide Crumpled Tissue Technique, this time using it to decorate some cheap, nasty Christmas baubles/ornaments.

 

I love upcycling things to make som...

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