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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 sizes for both a poinsettia and rose flower. I th...

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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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Christmas Projects 2020 - Ornament Cards Using Members' Template

Posted on December 1, 2020 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Blue handmade paper ornaments


Check the Members' pages for all the free templates for this festive season. Today's template includes some ornament shapes that can make some stunningly easy and clean-lined cards, which is go...

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Christmas Projects 2020 -Mini Envelopes Using Members' Template

Posted on November 30, 2020 at 8:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Check the members' pages for a new free template to make some sweet mini-envelopes based on a simple heart shape in 8 different sizes. I have made a few with some wrapping paper which is nice and thin and easy to fold and can co-ordinate with your gifts. You could add a small card, message or use t...

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Christmas Projects 2020 - Advent Gift Bags Using Members' Template

Posted on November 30, 2020 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)


Here is a fun project for you to try if you like making your own advents and have some time. I meant to post this one up a few weeks back but totally forgot, so it might be a bit last minute! Anyway, the template is free on the Members' pages and you can always keep it until next year or use the tem...

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Christmas Projects 2020 - Pink Torn Paper Trees Using Members' Template

Posted on November 29, 2020 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)


As promised in the last post, here is the pink version using the free template on the Members' pages. Super simple but very clean lines, which gives a nice contemporary effect. The torn paper trees are made the same way as the green ones in the previous post. Top tip: get the nicest and softest hand...

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Christmas Projects 2020 - Green Torn Paper Trees Using Members' Template

Posted on November 27, 2020 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Kicking off the Christmas projects, here is a set of Christmas Tree themed cards using a new free members' template.


Free Members' Template - green torn paper trees

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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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