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Waste not Want not

This was a very quick simple card to make so it will be a quick and simple post! I used the Perfect Card Making Formula which I talked about here, and scraps from a card I made which I wasn't happy with in the end. I first die cut the intricate frame using Spellbinders Art… Continue reading Waste not Want not

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To Sir with Love

"The time has come, for closing books and long last looks must end.. how do you thank someone who has taken you from crayons to perfume..." Who remembers that movie and that amazing song! I'm listening to it now and it still does something to me... Yes its the last week of school and as… Continue reading To Sir with Love

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With this ring I thee wed…

I attended a friend's wedding this weekend and it is so nice to have 1.Young enough friends & 2. Friends who still believe in marriage! ( I guess those 2 go together...). During the marriage we were asked to write notes they would read 1 year later and I was struggling to try and write… Continue reading With this ring I thee wed…

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Trompe l’Oeil

"Trompe-l'œil is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions." - Wikipedia. OK... my card is not that sophisticated, but I was going for that effect! I used to think using design paper on hand made cards was "cheating", and so I put away… Continue reading Trompe l’Oeil

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Its summer in Ulm!

Yes! After the long cold winter, summer has come early to Ulm! Since the beginning of June, we have been having sun and temperatures up to 30deg C! I'm already so tanned just spending late afternoons swimming in our neighbourhood lake, after the kids come out of school. Heres a pic of me and the… Continue reading Its summer in Ulm!

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Calling All Sistahs- Encouragement Challenge

Its our second Encouragement Challenge over at the Calling All Sistahs blog and we have this fabulous Inspiration pic to fire up your creativity! The idea of these monthly Encouragement challenges, is to make a card for someone who might need a little lift because they are going through a rough time due to illness,… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs- Encouragement Challenge

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Mixed media CAS card

The theme over at CAS Mix Up card challenge this month is to use Embossing pastes or gels and I have been thinking all month about how to make a card with it and still have it clean and simple. And today it suddenly hit me... obviously before we had to leave for a day trip… Continue reading Mixed media CAS card