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Calling All Sistahs – Check Yourselves!

Its that time if the month again ladies, time to check yourselves! Breast Cancer is not contagious, but you can catch it early... if you check yourself monthly and go for regular check ups. This reminder was started by the amazing Michele at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, after she was diagnosed with Cancer. You can read… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs – Check Yourselves!

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Vielen Dank

While I was away, my kind neighbours looked after some Roses I recently bought when I was at a recent Rose fair here in Ulm, so I made a card with a rose on it to thank them for taking care of them so well. Thats the Ulmer Munster in the background, the cathedral which… Continue reading Vielen Dank

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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… Continue reading Waste not Want not

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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