Thursday, 6 May 2021


A bright and cheerful card today.

The stamp and sentiment are from a pre-loved set of stamps I bought recently and using for the first time.  I've seen them used on other blogs and I think them may have come as a cover gift with a magazine.  I coloured the image with Promarkers.   The patterned paper is from a Wild Rose Studio 'Butterfly Glade' paper pack.  I punched three pink hearts and added three white, heart-shaped pearls.

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Tuesday, 4 May 2021

CAS Flower Card

A CAS card today.

The stamps are all from the Stampin' Up 'Varied Vases' set.  I stamped the flowers and shelf and sentiment directly onto the background, which was layered on a purple mat.  The vases were stamped on snippets of white card and punched out with a matching punch and raised up on foam pads.

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Monday, 3 May 2021


A birthday card today using up some snippets of plain card which I've embossed.

The paintbrushes are from the Sweet Dixie 'DIY Tools' set of dies.  I die cut them first in snippets of silver mirror card and the again in each of the five colours. I snipped the bristles off the coloured paintbrushes and layered them over the silver ones.  The letters are  Memory Box 'Upper Case Alphabet Soup'.  The 'Birthday' is from Sue Wilson's 'Happy Birthday' set of dies. 

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Saturday, 1 May 2021

Mini Miura Fold

A second post today, please scroll down to see my earlier post.

The theme for the Butterfly Challenge this fortnight is 'M for Mini Miura Fold'.  I've never heard of this fold before or even seen it, but Mrs A has put the instructions HERE.  I've included all the elements of the challenge Misty Moss/Mandarin/ Maroon/Metal and a Butterfly.  The floral patterned paper is a sort of light maroon, so I hope that counts. There are mandarin coloured stripes and I added a moss coloured leaf. 

The card is kept closed with a belly band.  The little metal butterfly on the belly band is silver, although it looks more grey in the photograph.  The patterned paper is from a Dovecraft 'Garden Party' paper pad. Flowers and leaf dies are from the Lisa Horton box magazine.

This photo shows the card open, with a layered die cut label for the message.

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