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Easter 2018 - Stacked Egg Template Zig Zag Egg

Posted on March 21, 2018 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (1)

In the good tradition of movies, today is out takes or bloopers day. Those cards that didn't work.

 

These two cards are examples of ones that did not turn out in the way I hoped. I usually don't post these type of disasters up on the blog but I think that it is useful to show the ones that didn't work as much as the ones that did. That is really how you learn in life after all.

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Easter 2018 - Stacked Egg Template Pearlescent Embossed Egg

Posted on March 20, 2018 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


We are coming to an end of this short Easter series of projects, with a couple more egg themed cards to go. This one is so simple but looks expensive, with an embossed pearlescent egg and ribbon. Embossing folders and pearlescent papers are truly a match made in heaven.

Easter 2018 - Carrot Boxes

Posted on March 18, 2018 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)


As Easter is approaching rather fast, I am posting these projects quickly so you can have time to make them. So today here is another free template which you can find on the Member pages. The template will make a cute Carrot Box in various sizes. Make small ones filled with Smarties or similar and hang them ...

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Easter 2018 - Stacked Egg Template Cards Contemporary Style

Posted on March 18, 2018 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Two very simple but very eye-catching cards today, both using just single eggs cut from the free template 'Stacked Eggs' The quality of paper or card is key for these very basic designs. With great paper, you don't need much and they work beautifully on a simple white back...

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Easter 2018 - Stacked Egg Template Cards Three Eggs In A Row

Posted on March 18, 2018 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Two card projects today, simply using 3 egg shapes from the free template, 'Stacked Eggs'.



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Easter 2018 - Stacked Floral Egg Card using the Free Template

Posted on March 17, 2018 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)


Ok so there is a new free template on the Member pages and we posted a project to make a hanging Easter decoration the other day using this template. Today I am using the Stacked Egg Templ...

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Easter 2018 - Gate Box Basket Saleable Template

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 3:20 AM Comments comments (0)


There is a new Gate Box and Basket Chipboard Template added to the saleable pages, which you can find on the left hand sidebar. This is a double template, with two designs, which will make a square picket fence display piece, just ...

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Easter 2018 - Free Stacked Egg Template

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)


I love making decorative items for my twig tree and for my fireplace mantel and Easter is no exception. I have heaps of things I have made in previous years that I bring out, just like I do with Christmas to dress my living space.

 

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Easter 2018 - Marbled Paper

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)


A quick follow up to yesterdays post. As you know I hate throwing things away, so all that foam left in the tray had to be used for something. I have simply placed some paper on top to pick up the ...

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Easter 2018 - Marbled Easter Eggs

Posted on March 15, 2018 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Hi everyone and welcome to the Easter 2018 series of projects. You still have a couple of weeks to get going on some projects and we have some ideas with some free templates for you to use as well! The theme this year is definitely eggs, as you will see and I hope you enjoy looking at the photos and trying som...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Love Letters free printables

Posted on February 10, 2018 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Today's project is a simple message banner, which you can make to say anything you like! I would suggest you keep it clean, especially if you are displaying your message in a public place!

 

I have just cut out my letters...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Mini Heart Flower Pot

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Todays project idea is to make a cute little plant pot filled with hearts and love. It was really quick to do and a nice little gift for someone special. Again, I think Valentine's Day is about telling those you love how you appreciate them as much as for lovers, so you could make this for a friend or fami...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Woven Hearts and Baskets with free template

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Two projects today to make up time. We are making those pretty woven hearts you see all over the place. I think they are traditionally from Scandinavia and tend to show up at Christmas but I don't see why they can't be made for Valentines Day also! 

 

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Mini Love Heart Packets free template

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Remember those Sweetheart lollies you could get when you were a kid, well you can still get them! Today's quick project features cute little mini packets that you can fill with those heart messages. There is a template to make these on the member pages and they are a great way to use up ...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Decorated Pegs and Love Notes

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 2:20 AM Comments comments (0)


If you followed the Christmas projects posted on the blog, you will have seen that decorated pegs featured in a few of them. I love the effect from simply painting the pegs white and stamping on them. For this project, I have stamped individual letters and used them to keep my decorated money wal...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Valentines Mini Canvas

Posted on February 6, 2018 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)


Welcome to the second project idea in this year's Valentines Day Series of projects. This sweet little mini canvas was so simple to make but I love how it turned out. I am inspired to make lots more of these little art pieces, so once I have got finished with all the other things I have planned, I will be l...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Dimensional Hearts Card and Tag

Posted on February 5, 2018 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)


I am a bit delayed posting the Valentines Day projects this year, as I have had a parent in and out of hospital, sick animals and other life challenges to deal with. This is what it is like when you are running a blog as a side gig! Anyway, here is the first project and they will be posted in quick successi...

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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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