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June 2013

Flowers, Wedding Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

Hello! As I mentioned yesterday, I made two cards for the Clarity Stamp Challenge but had a problem finishing one of them. In a moment of clarity I thought of turning the small 5 inch square card into an easel…

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Birds, Birthday, Flowers

Humming Bird Birthday

Hello! As you may know from an earlier post of mine, I find making cards for my male colleagues challenging at times. Today’s card was made for one of my mature friends and I thought I’d bring him some colour…

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Flowers, Thank you

A Foxglove Thank You

I’ve been making a few thank you cards recently, using a variety of designs. The first one is based on an idea from the 2 day Clarity Stamps retreat at Cowden in May. The very talented Paul Church led the…

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Baby Blue Waterfall

Don’t you just love making baby cards? I find making a card to welcome a new life so special. Today’s card was made for a friend of mine who had a baby boy about four months ago now. He didn’t take…

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Birthday, Flowers

Secret Garden Birthday

One of the things I like about making my own cards is the plethora of stuff available for me to use. This does have it’s down side sometimes as there is always something new to try out and at times…

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Birthday, Butterflies, Thank you

Swallowtail Duo

I love butterflies, and Stampin’ Up! has a beautiful stamp of a Swallowtail. I first saw this used by Deena Boos. Here are two ways I’ve used this stamp. The first is for a birthday:  The butterfly was stamped in StazOn…

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Birthday, Male

Metallic Toned Birthday

It was my nephew’s birthday recently. So that was the first problem…. the second one is that he is in his early twenties. It really shouldn’t be that difficult to make cards for the other half of the population, but…

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