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Create and Chat Circle Album

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On our Create & Chat night on Wednesday night over at  Craft Mad we made Circle Albums. Hopefully a few Mums will be receiving these on Mothers Day.



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Craft Mad Monthly Swap

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Our April Craft Swap at Craft Mad  was a blind swap with us having to make two cards which were not square or rectangle. A bit of a challenge, made us all think outside the box a little, I think. Check out the gallery for some of the amazing cards our members came up with.
These are my "not square or recatangle" cards

These are the beautiful cards I received . Can you guess who they are from??







Create and Chat

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Over at Craft Mad we have our Create and Chat nights where we get together online and make a project and catch up with each other, have a gossip and a giggle.
 On our last C&C night Kerry showed us how to make this cute photo frame, just in time for Mothers Day


Check out the Craft mad forum for our next C&C night which will be held on Wednesday 27th April

Birthday Cake Card

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I couldn't resist trying this card which I found on the Stempeleinmaleins website.I made it for my sister- in-law for her birthday.  I just love the cake and the little box of candles.Thanks so much for sharing this tutorial.

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Anzac Day

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I would like to dedicate today's blog entry to my Father and my Mother as well as Ron's Grandfather and Father and all of the other Anzacs who suffered so that we may have a better life


Spring Bonnets

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Of course it isn't Easter without some eggs. These Spring Bonnets have been cut from goose eggs, painted, decorated and attached to the stands.


This is my Fairy Garden made from goose eggs
I hope you have enjoyed my blog this week Please come back soon. For more Easter inspiration visit Craft Mad and check out the Easter Journal
















Easter Cards

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These cards were our bonus for our Create and Chat night over at Craft Mad



Our next Create and Chat night will be on Wenesday 27th April when we will be making a Mothers Day project.

Easter Cards

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Some more Easter cards to share today


Easter Scrapbook Page and Sketch

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Today I would like to show you an Easter Scrapbooking Page. I have also include a sketch if you would like to try it.




Stitched Easter Cards

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This  week I think I should show you some craft for Easter.
Today I have some stitched Easter cards that I hope you will enjoy.




List of Fours Merry from MerryMade Cards and Crafts has tagged me to play along.
4 Shows you watch:
1. Escape to the Country
2. Better homes and Gardens
3. 60 mInute Makeover
4. Rafters

4 Things you are passionate about:
1 My Hubby
2.Our Family
3. Crafting
4. Food

4 Words/phrases you say a lot:
1. Okey Dokey
2. Turn the tv down
3. Catch you later
4. OK

4 Things you've learned about the past:
1. The past is better left in the past
2. Measure twice cut once
3. Should have listened to my mother
4. Don't dwell on it

4 Places you would like to go:
1. Back to Scotland
2. Back to Tassie
3. Canada
4. Places in Australia I haven't seen

4 Things you did yesterday:
1. Visited Hubby nin hospital
2. Cleaned the house

New Combo Papers

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The last of the cards I have to show you this week are made from the Sweetiepie range of the new Combo papers from Blue Edge Crafts
The owl has been cut on the eCraft.


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New Combo Papers

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Two more cards using the new Combo Papers from Blue Edge Crafts and once again the Rosewillow range. Have you guessed it is my favourite yet ?


New Combo Papers

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Contining our week of Blue Edge Crafts Combo papers cards. Once again these cards have been made using the Rosewillow range and Spellbinders dies.


New Combo Papers

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Todays cards have been made using Blue Edge Crafts new Combo papers. I have used the Rosewillow range for these cards


New Combo Papers

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Blue Edge Crafts have released their very own  fabulous new range of scrapbooking papers. The papers are called Combo Scrapbooking papers and they are supersized so that you not only receive a normal scrapbooking page but also 2 card making squares and a smaller rectangle as well. This week I am going to show you some of the cards I have made with these gorgeous new papers . You can check them out here Blue Edge Crafts

Todays cards have been made using the Black and white Damask range of papers. I have also used some of the new Spellbinders dies and digital images.  A lot of the images have been passed on to me so unfortunately I cannot give credit for them.



Window Card

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I made this card for a monthly swap at Craft Mad
I used a 6"x 6" white card with a patterned overlay and cut windows that open up to show a miniature picture.

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Digital Image Card

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Todays card has been made using a digital image from Cardmadfairy.
I have used a 6"x "' white card with a patterned overlay. I cut the stamp out 3times and raised each layer with 3d tape and backed it with embossed card. Added some bling and a greeting.


Craft Mad Card Sketch Challenge

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This is my card for the Craft Mad Card sketch Challenge for April.
I have used a white card with a mauve bazzil overlay, a Spellbinders scalloped oval  and a 3d image from
Blue Edge Crafts .
The greeting is from Sticker Store

40th Birthday Canvas

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Todays project is a 40th Birthday canvas I made for a friends birthday. I painted the sides of the canvas and covered the front with patterned paper then added the appropriate embellishments and flowers.



Craft Mad Scrapbooking Sketch Challenge

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This is my page for the April Scrapbooking Sketch Challenge over at Craft Mad My page is for my family album which is an ongoing project.

Mini Cards

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Our monthly swap at Craft Mad this month was to make mini cards and matching envelopes.
My selection of cards included a tiny shrt on a hanger, a floral card and a card using glitter and metal foil embellishment. I made the envelopes from vellum.

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