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Happy Christmas to all our members

Posted on December 20, 2012 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Well we have been busy over the last few weeks haven't we? It is definitely time for a break, after all that crafting, so we will see you again in the New Year of 2013. We can relax that we made it through 2012 at least!

 

Thanks to everyone who has supported the site over the last year, either by commenting, uploading photos, downloading templates or by joi...

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Don't forget the Christmas Challenge!!

Posted on December 18, 2012 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We have had lots and lots of visitors to the site and heaps of new members during our 24 Days of Christmas Series and the Extended Series, which is great!


We know that our free templates and project ideas have been downloaded many times by lots of people around the world and we have had some nice f...

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Christmas Baskets - 24 Days of Christmas Extended

Posted on December 17, 2012 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (3)


Our next project in our extended 24 Days of Christmas Series, uses our Chipboard Basket Template. I've painted the basket with a red acrylic and decorated it with so...

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Free Template Box Cards - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 16, 2012 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (4)



I love surprises and surprise cards are no exception. Open the box to reveal a sweet Christmas scene.

 

Today's pr...

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A 'Sweet' Christmas - House and Bird Box Template

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (3)


I do love gingerbread houses but to be perfectly honest, I have never successfully made one. This got me to thinking about making a chipboard one instead, so here is the result.

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Free Decorative Wreath Template - 24 Days of Christmas Extended

Posted on December 11, 2012 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (2)


I love creating pretty things and this project had been in my mind for a while. I wanted to create a mini wreath, which could be used as a decorative piece to hang on an inside door or alternatively as an unusual Christmas Card.

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Have a look our Christmas Photo Gallery

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (1)

If you have a moment, why not take a quick visit to our 24 Days of Christmas Photo Album. We've posted all our projects there and there are also photos uploaded by our members. There are some lovely cards and Christmas chipboard projects made by Marion, who is our most industrious member, so thank you so much Marion for doing that!

 

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Another Free Christmas Purse - 24 Days of Christmas Extended

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 7:25 PM Comments comments (0)


I absolutely love making these little purses and thought I would post this one, I have made for my older daughter. This one features some more of the 'fluff' trim that I stumbled upon in my local fabric store....I love it!

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Oops!

Posted on December 10, 2012 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

It has just been brought to our attention that the wrong file was posted on the link for the Triangular Mini Boxes. The file should have contained three sizes of each box and the previous link only had the larger boxes in one size.

 

This has been corrected, so you can get the correct templates by clicking here. Apologies!

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Mini Accordian Book - 24 Days of Christmas Extended Project

Posted on December 9, 2012 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (1)

 

Our 24 Days of Christmas Series has sadly come to a close but there are still a few projects waiting in the wings, that we would like to share. This will be our 'extended 24...

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Free Template, Mini Triangular Boxes - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (3)


I can't believe we have reached our last project in the 24 Days of Christmas Series already! Actually, I have discovered that there are a few more projects  and templates waiting in the wings, so we are going to extend the 'gifts' for a little ...

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Free Template, Mini Wrapping Paper Carrier Bags - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 5, 2012 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (2)

I love matching things, so if you also like doing projects that co-ordinate, then you'll enjoy this one!

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Keep It Simple Card - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (2)


I've been so busy with sorting out blog projects and other things, that I forgot that I really needed to get going on some personal Christmas cards. So here is a simple design that you can make quickly, which is also economical and ca...

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Free Template, Mini Aperture Boxes - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (2)


Day 21 of our Christmas Series of projects and freebies and today we have another free template for you.

 

Following on from our project note...

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Scrap Square Cards - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on December 2, 2012 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (2)


I don't know about you, but I'm always looking for ways to use up scraps of paper. I have lots of bags of odd pieces, which I have sorted into different colours, so I can go straight to the one I want.

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Free Template, 3D Folded Christmas Shapes Cards

Posted on November 30, 2012 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (15)

I really hope you are enjoying our series '24 Days of Christmas'. Today, we have a really lovely free template for you, to make a whole range of pretty 3D cards. I think these make really stunning cards for display and they are certainly fun to make.


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One piece of fabric and three cards - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on November 29, 2012 at 10:10 AM Comments comments (0)


My favourite things to use on Christmas cards have to be fabric and ribbons. The fabrics you can find around at Christmas are so lovely and glittery, you could almost just stick a piece of material onto a card blank and nothing...

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Free Small Pillow Boxes Template - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

It is so nice to give a handmade gift in handmade packaging, don't you think? If you like making your own boxes and packages, then you will definitely enjoy this quick project.

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Simple Glitter Star Card - 24 Days of Christmas

Posted on November 27, 2012 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)




We are on day 16 of our 24 Days of Christmas Series and here is today's project, a stunning but simple card. Glittery and shiny materials are perfect for Christmas projects, as t...

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Christmas Competition - Open to All!

Posted on November 25, 2012 at 9:05 PM Comments comments (0)

It was about time we had a new competition, so If you would like to enter our Christmas Competition, then read below!


24 Days of Christmas Challenge  - awarded for the best new project uploaded to the Christmas Album in the Photo Gallery, made using any of our free templates or any of our products.

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