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Short Tutorial - Folded Tree Temporary Fix

Posted on December 22, 2015 at 1:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Just to say I am having major problems uploading and embedding the second video showing the folded tree tutorial, so follow this link if you wish to view, until we can get it loaded properly on the site.


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Short Tutorial - Origami Tree

Posted on December 21, 2015 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)


As promised, a quick video showing the basic folds to create the origami tree using our Member's free template.

Christmas '15' Series Folded Trees

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Visit the Member's pages to find another free template to use. There is still lots of time to make your last minute special cards for those people you like to spend a little more time making something for.

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Sad News

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (1)

Unfortunately I have been unable to update the site over the last few days as my dear Mum had a very large heart attack on Friday last week. She is currently in hospital, very poorly, as she already had suffered a massive stroke a couple of years ago which had left her unable to communicate or move.

 

Obviously we don't know whether she will pull through but we are praying hard for her. Those who have r...

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Christmas '15' Series Another Quick Card

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)


Just a card idea photo today. Simple stamping and a combination of wet and dry embossing to make a quick but pretty card.

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Christmas 15 Projects Video Summary

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

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A quick video showing some of the projects featured this year in our Christmas 15 series. I hope you have enjoyed visiting our site in the run up to Christmas Day. Become a member for free or bookmark the site to share in fu...

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Christmas '15' Series 3 Aperture Card Six - Little Treats

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Here is the last one of these cards for the time being. I just wanted to show that this card looks just as good covered with scrapbook papers as plain card.

 

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Christmas '15' Series 3 Aperture Card Five - Winter Scene

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Today's Aperture Card features a snow scene. I don't know if it is wishful thinking with these snow scenes that I keep creating but I love them! The funny thing is that the moment my husband bought two rather expensive sledges three years ago, there has n...

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Christmas '15' Series 3 Aperture Card Four - Starry Windows

Posted on December 20, 2015 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Well time is marching on, so I am trying to get the rest of the posts for Christmas done as quickly as possible, as other things take over as we get closer to Christmas itself.

 

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Christmas '15' Series Handmade Ornaments Cards

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (0)


A few blog posts back I promised to do something with those gorgeous plaster of paris ornaments made with the cake mould, so here are a few demo cards for you!


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Christmas '15' Series Origami Trees - Member's Goodies

Posted on December 16, 2015 at 5:50 PM Comments comments (1)


A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to go to a fantastic Japanese show. There were lots of stalls there with tempting things to part you with your money. I won't say how much I spent but I did come back with some l...

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Christmas '15' Series 3 Aperture Box Card Three - Little Trees

Posted on December 9, 2015 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (1)


Oh my goodness, the size of my ironing pile today! Do I just put it in another room and conveniently not be able to see it, or do I tackle the mountain? I think I have to face it, or else everyone will be complaining that they have to wear the clothes ...

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Christmas '15' Series 3 Aperture Box Card Two - Snowflakes

Posted on December 9, 2015 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (1)


I am home today so I should be able to get some work done including finishing some projects to be posted on the blog. Actually, I am having to wait in for some parcels to be delivered.

 

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Christmas '15' Series 3 Aperture Box Card One - Poinsettia

Posted on December 8, 2015 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (1)


I can't believe how fast time flies when you are rushing around trying to get things done. I think something weird happens with clocks, they really do speed up when you are busy and short of time. I have been buzzing around all over ...

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Time Out - Plaster of Paris Ornaments

Posted on December 4, 2015 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (2)


Another busy day visiting, so I thought I would just post a couple of photos of some sweet little Christmas ornaments I made the other night. Sorry about the quality of the photos which were taken under artifici...

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Time Out for Something Different - Igloo Cake

Posted on December 4, 2015 at 1:00 AM Comments comments (4)


No cards today, as things are getting busier towards Christmas. I haven't been sitting around doing nothing though, as the picture above shows. Tasked with a cake for a competition at my child's school, I managed to come up with this. I a...

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Christmas '15' Series Frayed Florals and Festive Foliage 'Card for Mum'

Posted on December 2, 2015 at 8:50 PM Comments comments (2)


Today, I'm sharing the card I've made for my lovely Mum this year. Featuring a layered poinsettia, stamped with glitter embossing powders and mounted on a simple embossed background, this is an easy card to make. The glitter embossing gives a ni...

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Christmas '15' Series Bow Template - More Cards

Posted on December 1, 2015 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (2)


I am quite busy working on some more demo projects for this week, apart from all kinds of family related issues, so a quick post today with three more cards ideas using the Bow Template. There are simple bows on the Tree and small gift card and a split bow on the Ornament Card....

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Christmas '15' Series Digital Image Tree

Posted on December 1, 2015 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (2)


Today I am posting a couple of quick cards using a digital Christmas Tree image that you can get on the Member pages (Christmas 15) as a JPEG or PNG file.


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Christmas '15' Series Frayed Florals and Festive Foliage Pretty Window Card

Posted on November 30, 2015 at 2:35 AM Comments comments (2)


Today's festive card is made using the Window Card Template, with flowers, holly and ivy from the

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