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Posted on February 14, 2021 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Just to say, the members' area is now available for all to visit and use. You don't need to sign up to the site to access these pages shown as 'Free Stuff' on the left sidebar. There are hundreds of free templates and other printables there so do have a browse.


If you want any of these templates, please download them now, while they are still available. Just remember that they remain the property of Mement...

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Valentines 2021 - Heart Wreath Number 2

Posted on January 27, 2021 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Here is the Valentines' Wreath Number Two, using a smaller heart from the free template. I am using red and white roses made using the Roses and Poinsettia template to decorate the wreath and you can get the roses part free, also on the Members' pag...

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Valentines 2021 - Shrinkie Dink Heart with Confetti

Posted on January 26, 2021 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)


If you like tactile types of cards, then today's card fits the bill!. A simple aperture card but with a cute hanging heart. I have made the heart from a die cut using some shrink plastic. Make two hearts this way and sandwich some confetti hearts in...

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Valentines 2021 - Heart Wreath Number 1

Posted on January 24, 2021 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I love making projects with paper flowers, so what better way to use them than today's project . I always fancied myself as a bit of a flower arranger so this project lets me pretend I have some of the skills needed! This project takes a while, it is not one of the super quic...

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Valentines 2021 - Balloon Heart

Posted on January 23, 2021 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (0)


Today's card is a shaker design with some tiny confetti hearts inside. I had the idea of making it into a balloon with some silver thread and I don't think I have seen one of these anywhere else. The name for this card is "You lift me up" and...

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Valentines 2021 - Three Sweet Hearts Card

Posted on January 22, 2021 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (0)




With Valentines' Day rapidly approaching, I thought I had better post up a few card ideas. With almost thirty years of marriage behind me, Valentines' Day tends to be a different thing compared to when I was younger but I still like to stop and think about people who are spe...

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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - New Year

Posted on December 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

52 Shades of Anything But Grey Series (New Year)


To close out the series for this year, here is a festive New Year addition to the '52 Shades of Anything But Grey' projects. I was going to go vi...

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Happy New Year to Members and Visitors and a Giveaway!

Posted on December 28, 2020 at 7:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Champagne Bottles Template


Wishing all the members and visitors to the site a very happy and hopefully much better New Year!


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Hats, hats, hats!

Posted on December 22, 2020 at 5:50 AM Comments comments (1)


I just love these mini hats and had to post up a couple of photos. Thanks for Tegan for sending me this project she saw on Tiktok (@sarahliw). Apparently they are very easy to make using some wool scraps, a cotton wool ball and a piece cut from a kitchen roll tube. They can even fit on top of an egg as a v...

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Christmas 2020

Posted on December 21, 2020 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Thanks for joining us for another festive series of projects after a very difficult year for many.




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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - Festive Greetings

Posted on December 20, 2020 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)


This is the last in this mini-series where I have been adding to the '52 Shades of Anything But Grey' collection featured on the blog this year. We are over half way I think but I am enjoying doing these little mini art pieces so much I think there ...

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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - Ho ho ho

Posted on December 19, 2020 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)


We are going for a super distressed wood effect with today's art card. I used a couple of layers of gesso roughly with broad brush strokes on the playing card before adding the distress sprays. The gesso was still a little wet, which actually create...

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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - Joy

Posted on December 18, 2020 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)


A change of theme with today's mini art card project. I have changed to blues and silvers which complement the colours in the gorgeous vintage image beautifully. This has been done in exactly the same way as all the previous cards with distress sprays...

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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - Waiting for Santa

Posted on December 16, 2020 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)


Waiting for Santa


Day 3 - I just love this image of a tiny little girl waiting up for Santa/Father Christmas. I have chosen to match the cuteness of this vintage image with a simple pink,...

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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - Yule

Posted on December 16, 2020 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

'Yule'


Day 2 of this mini-series where I have been amusing myself with my distress sprays and a selection of lovely vintage images. You can get these images on the Members' pages and many more...

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52 Shades of Anything But Grey - T'was the night before Christmas'

Posted on December 15, 2020 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

A mixture of tried and tested techniques to create a nice vintage effect


I wanted to return to the series running earlier this year, '52 Shades of Anything But Grey' with some Christmas th...

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Christmas Projects 2020

Posted on December 13, 2020 at 6:55 AM Comments comments (0)

If you have been joining us for the Christmas projects this year, thank you! There are some free templates on the Members' pages and all the card examples can be found here on the blog, just scroll back through the posts below.

You can also find them in the photo gallery and they will be linked up on the project pages soon. If you have any comments or want to send us a message or a photo of your festive makes, please ...

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Christmas Projects 2020 - Concertina Window Cards

Posted on December 13, 2020 at 6:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Village scene with snowy hills and die cut houses


A range of snowy scene cards today with the new adapted Window Card Templa...

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Christmas Projects 2020 - Festive Flowers Template

Posted on December 12, 2020 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Roses from red card with red ink used on the edges to add dimension


I've loved playing around with the new Festive Flowers Template which includes smaller layering templates in a range of...

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Christmas Projects 2020 - Gingerbread People

Posted on December 11, 2020 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Use a texture stamp, chalks or inks to get a 3D gingerbread appearance


There is a new free template on the members' pages today, featuring a cute gingerbread man in the largest size.

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