Water colour Thank you

I made some thank you cards for one of my customers using a water colour wash background technique. I’ve been dying to try it out and finally put brush to water using Stampin’Up inks and normal acrylic paints. I followed this technique by Scraps and Stamps and even though my result is nowhere as nice as hers,…

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Bling bling

I’m finally able to blog today. I have missed it. I thought about it all through December, while I was frantically preparing orders I received for my shadow box cards, once I told people I had opened my Etsy store. I didn’t expect so many orders, but I was obviously very pleased and excited. My…

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Geek is the new Sexy!

Is it because I am a mum to a geek and I’m married to an engineer that I think being a geek is actually cool and that geeks do/will rule the world? I really do hope so as the geeks I know are kind, obviously very intelligent because they are curious and constantly analysing and…

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Kisses Birthday card

I made this card late one night, when my daughter came to me and asked for a birthday card for her friend, who was having her birthday the next day! And oh by the way, can she have a card with lips on it! So I left my comfy spot on the sofa and made…

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Card making process

This card took me more than a week to finish. It is also only my third attempt, I think, of creating a mixed media card. The reasons it has taken so long are: 1-I had no idea what I wanted to do with it.                      …

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Rainbow

Using many bright colours of the rainbow is not really in my comfort zone, but my hubby’s Aunt Begonia, who is visiting from Spain with her family,  liked these colours and I wanted to make a card for her, as she is truly an amazing woman. She raised one blind son to become an independant,…

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She believed she could…

I have an eleven yr old marvellous daughter that I’m trying to raise to become a strong confident woman  (and not the insecure mess I was until I turned 50, lol!) So I made another card for her that she can look at everyday to inspire her. I love this sentiment by Becca Crugar, and…

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