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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 - 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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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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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 - 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 - 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 - Distress Oxide Background Cards

Posted on November 17, 2017 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (1)



Following on from an earlier post where we created some gorgeous Distress Oxide Tissue Paper backgrounds, as promised here are a couple of cards made using them.


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Make beautiful backgrounds with Baby Wipes

Posted on August 19, 2017 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)



If you followed the series on Distress Oxide Ink, you will remember I was complaining about wasting the papers used to wipe up excess ink from the mat. An example of one of my heavily used rags is shown above!

 

Depending on what I am doing...

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All About Distress Oxide Inks (Part 2)

Posted on May 16, 2017 at 7:05 PM Comments comments (0)



Life in A Distressing World, Adventures With Oxide Inks (Part 2)

As promised for Part 2 of our series on Distress Oxide Inks, here are some projects made using the backgrounds created last time. None of these were planned in any ...

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Teapot Card Template

Posted on May 9, 2017 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (1)


I've had so much fun with the new Teapot Template that I couldn't stop making demos. Goodness knows what I am going to do with them all - my card box is overflowing with teapots!


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Easter 2017 - Super Simple Easter Cards with free Backing Paper

Posted on March 31, 2017 at 11:45 PM Comments comments (0)




If you need to make some super quick Easter notelets, the easiest way is to simply use a piece of Easter themed paper.

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