Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 28

Clarity Stamp Challenge 7 – Vintage

Hello Everyone, today’s post is my entry for the Clarity Stamp Challenge this month, the theme of which is Vintage. To be honest, I was in two minds about entering this card as it’s not exactly how I pictured it. For my vintage card I have recalled a time when people wrote with ink and quill pens: I …

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Sep 21

Celebrate your Retirement

Hello! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just long to be able to retire…. not that I’m wishing my life away or anything :-). There is though something appealing about retiring early. Think of all the crafting I could do! Today’s card is for a friend who is in this fortunate position, though it …

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Sep 20

Happy Birthday Zoo You!

Hello, today I’m posting two cards with the same theme, wild animals. So why the Zoo reference in the title? Stampin’ Up! has a lovely set called Zoo Review which is suitable for all sorts of occasions, and in this instance I have birthdays for two young boys coming up. The first card uses the …

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Sep 18

Get Well Soon Simply Sketched

Hello Everyone, today’s card is for the Less is More Challenge this week, the theme of which is Get Well. I had a couple of ideas for this challenge, and remembered, just in time, that it was also one layer week. I’ve used one of the images from the Simply Sketched stamp set from Stampin’ Up! …

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Sep 03

Barkley Festive Fun

Hello Everyone, today’s card is for this week’s Less is More challenge, which is to use a rubber stamp. I have started my Christmas cards, yes I know some you will think I’m early and others of you will have already finished yours!, and so decided to enter one of them into the challenge. This …

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Sep 02

Thank You Toadstool

Hello Everyone, I hope you had a lovely weekend. Today’s card uses stamps from Clarity Stamp, the gorgeous Toadstool stamp and the New Design Club Thank You stamp. The New Design Club is one that Barbara runs and more information can be found at The layout for this card is one of Barbara Gray’s  …

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