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Free Digital Wording - 'BELIEVE','IMAGINE','WISH'

Posted on June 2, 2020 at 5:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Just posted three more digital wording stamps in the Member's section of the site. They are in both JPEG and PNG format and you can resize as you wish!

Free Template - 52 Shades of Anything But Grey Base Card

Posted on May 29, 2020 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

If you wanted to join in with the series, ' 52 Cards of Anything But Grey' but don't have a spare pack of playing cards around., I have uploaded a template with a page of cards of the exact same size for you to use. These make perfect sized mini art pieces which you can just mat and layer up and then afix to a greetings card, a tag, or just put them in a display case or album as I have done. Check the member's pages for the template.


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Free Digital Wording - 'DREAM'

Posted on May 28, 2020 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Just to say I will be uploading some digital word images as we go through the '52 Cards of Anything But Grey' series. You might find them useful if you are following along and even if you are not!. The first word freebie is a JPG and PNG file for the word 'DREAM'  which you can resize as you wish. I'll upload more of these, all in the Veteran Typewriter Font from time to time, so if you want it, just join up to the site and visit the 'FREE STUFF' pages.

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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 - Carrot Boxes

Posted on March 18, 2018 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (2)


As Easter is approaching rather fast, I am posting these projects quickly so you can have time to make them. So today here is another free template which you can find on the Member pages. The template will make a cute Carrot Box in various sizes. Make small ones filled with Smarties or similar and hang them ...

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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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Easter 2018 - Free Stacked Egg Template

Posted on March 16, 2018 at 3:10 AM Comments comments (0)


I love making decorative items for my twig tree and for my fireplace mantel and Easter is no exception. I have heaps of things I have made in previous years that I bring out, just like I do with Christmas to dress my living space.

 

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Love Letters free printables

Posted on February 10, 2018 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Today's project is a simple message banner, which you can make to say anything you like! I would suggest you keep it clean, especially if you are displaying your message in a public place!

 

I have just cut out my letters...

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Woven Hearts and Baskets with free template

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 3:45 AM Comments comments (0)


Two projects today to make up time. We are making those pretty woven hearts you see all over the place. I think they are traditionally from Scandinavia and tend to show up at Christmas but I don't see why they can't be made for Valentines Day also! 

 

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Valentines Day Projects 2018 - Mini Love Heart Packets free template

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Remember those Sweetheart lollies you could get when you were a kid, well you can still get them! Today's quick project features cute little mini packets that you can fill with those heart messages. There is a template to make these on the member pages and they are a great way to use up ...

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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 - Paper Strip Ornaments

Posted on November 29, 2017 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Hello and welcome back!

 

Today, we have another easy project for you as part of our ongoing Christmas 2017 Series.

 

There is a free ...

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