Category Archive: Thank you

Aug 07

Colourful Bricks and Alliums

Hello, nice to see you again. Today’s card also uses a combination of a stencil to create a background and stamps. I sent it to say thank you to some friends of mine who invited me to lunch on Easter Sunday!!!! I did send it the same week, though it has taken a while to …

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Jan 08

A Leafy Thank You

Hello Everyone I do hope that you are okay in this weather. In my last post I mentioned I’d been making Thank You cards for my friends and family. I made a batch of cards using the Leaf Set 3 stamps and stencil from Claritystamp. Using the stencil, I first sponged a little Adirondack Willow …

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Jan 05

Winter Trees Thank You

  Happy New Year Everyone! I hope you all had a lovely Christmas and that 2014 brings you all you dream of. I had a lovely time and was lucky enough to get a Boxing Day walk along the south coast in Dorset. The sun was out and although chilly to start with it soon warmed …

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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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Aug 29

Backyard Basics Thanks Washi Tape

Hello Everyone. I was very pleased to see that I had been showcased for last weeks Less is More challenge with this card. Today’s card is for Less is More’s challenge this week which uses Washi Tape. This is the first time I’ve used Washi Tape and I have to agree with everyone else in blog land that it is …

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Aug 16

Purple Mosiac Madness

Hello. Today I’ve decided to go with pattern making and sentiments – lovely cards to make which make an impact. The card uses one of the stamps in the new Mosaic Madness stamp set from Stampin’ Up! and the coordinating punch. This set includes different mosaic shapes and is very versatile. You’ll be seeing more of it …

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Jul 03

Fishes and Coral

Hello everyone I hope you are enjoying the tennis, even if you are not a fan you have to agree that this year’s Wimbledon has thrown up all sorts of surprises. I have another thank you card to show you today, I really do make other cards as well, and will be show casing more of …

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Jul 02

A Boating Thank You

Hello and welcome to today’s blog. A couple of posts back I mentioned I had been busy making thank you cards. Today I’m showing you the one I made for my brother-in-law – Brad. His first love (next to my sister!) is the water and in particular being on his boat on the Gulf. I …

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Jun 24

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 group on this and from the title you can guess it involves foxgloves. This card …

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Jun 20

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 on to whisper white card which was in turn layered onto black card and then onto …

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