Mementoes In Time


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 he...

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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 l...

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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 h...
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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 d...

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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...

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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!


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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 u...

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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 teapot...

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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 mak...

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Valentines Day 2017 - Words From the Heart Cards

Posted on February 5, 2017 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Here are a few card demos featuring the Digital Stamp Collection 'Words From the Heart'.

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Valentines Day 2017 - Paper Scraps Notelets

Posted on February 5, 2017 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Not strictly a Valentines Day card for this post but I had some scraps left over from decorating my polystyrene hearts and I just love the effect you get from using beautiful handmade papers to create a mini fantasy type scene. Each time you do this the result is differen...

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Valentines Day 2017 - Pop Up Heart Card

Posted on February 5, 2017 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)

So we are just trying to post all the projects we had lined up but have been unable to post due to problems with, our website provider.Here is another card project, which is so simple but just so effective. If you use glitter card for your hearts, it is stunning....

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Valentines Day 2017 - Ribbon Heart Card

Posted on February 2, 2017 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

So here goes with a test post. This was not the project that was intended to be first in the series but never mind, the rest will follow!


So we’ve made this style of card on the blog before for Easte...

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Christmas '16' Sweater Cards with Festive Knit Backing Papers

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Our last card for this year, before leaving for a well earned rest features the Scandinavian Knit themed papers, this time combining them with the Sweater/Jumper Template. Again, these are simple and quick to make with a fun result that you can personalise to the recipient. I have decided to use the smaller ones with the smaller sized print for gift tags to use on my gifts this year.

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Christmas '16' Notelets using the Scandinavian Knit Backing Papers

Posted on December 14, 2016 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Well, we are very close to Christmas now, so probably if you are a card maker, you have finished your projects or maybe even moved onto some Christmas decor items instead.

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Christmas '16' Layered Circle Concertina Trees Cards Template

Posted on December 13, 2016 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

We are coming to a close soon with our Christmas Series projects. I did say that in my first post that there won't be many after a difficult year but having looked back at what has been posted in the last couple o...

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Quick Video to show how to make the Layered Squares Christmas Trees

Posted on December 12, 2016 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

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The template is now available on the Member pages under Christmas '16'

Christmas '16' Layered Squares Christmas Tree Cards

Posted on December 11, 2016 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I am a bit late with my Christmas cards this year, both demos and the ones I am making for friends and family Actually, I don't think many people are sending cards now, in part due to the extortionate cost of posting them these days. This has r...

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