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Oriental Card

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Another oriental card from the Marij Rahder Oriental Card book

Monthly Swap at Craft Mad

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Our monthly swap at Craft Mad for February was to make and decorate a matchbox and fill it with craft goodies. This is the box I sent my partner

Bazzill Patterned Papers

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Blue Edge Crafts has taken delivery of a shipment of new Bazzill patterned papers and I have been very fortunate to have been able to have a play with them this week.
This is the sixth and last card in the Grandma's Feather bed range . Products used: White 7x5 card Linen card Grandmas Feather Bed Green and White Dots Bazzill Die Cuttag Spellbinders Wonky Rectangles Die Grosgrain Ribbon Rhinestones

I am currently working on the next range and hope to have a few more photos for you very soon. Meanwhile check out the whole range at Blue Edge Crafts

Bazzill Patterned Papers

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Blue Edge Crafts has taken delivery of a shipment of new Bazzill patterned papers and I have been very fortunate to have been able to have a play with them this week.
This is the fifth  card in the Grandma's Feather bed range .
The new papers are double sided and there is also a range of stickers and tags available. Products used: White square card Linen card Grandmas Feather Bed Tulip Damask Bazzill Die Cuttag Spellbinders Butterflies die Ribbon
Thank you for visiting my blog this week. I hope you have enjoyed seeing my cards.

Bazzill Patterned Papers

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Blue Edge Crafts has taken delivery of a shipment of new Bazzill patterned papers and I have been very fortunate to have been able to have a play with them this week.
Here is the fourth card in the Grandma's Feather bed range .



Products used:
White square card
Linen card
Grandmas Feather Bed Flower Garden
Spellbinders Blossom Tags and Accents Die
Glitter flower
Punched flower

Bazzill Patterned Papers

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Blue Edge Crafts has taken delivery of a shipment of new Bazzill patterned papers and I have been very fortunate to have been able to have a play with them this week.
This is the third card in the Grandma's Feather bed range .

Products used:
White square card
Linen card
Grandmas Feather Bed Lazy Daisy
Bazzill Die Cuttag
Spellbinders Blossom Tags and Accents Die
Grosgrain Ribbon

Bazzill Patterned Papers

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Blue Edge Crafts has taken delivery of a shipment of new Bazzill patterned papers and I have been very fortunate to have been able to have a play with them this week. This is the second  card in the Grandma's Feather bed range .


The papers are double side and there are some lovely patterns available . There are matching tags and sticker sheets available as well
Products used:
Linen card
Grandmas Feather Bed Grandma’s Damask
Grandmas Feather Bed Cathedral Window
Bazzill Die Cut
Grosgrain Ribbon
Spellbinders Scalloped die
Gem

New Bazzill Patterend Paper

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Blue Edge Crafts has taken delivery of a shipment of new Bazzill patterned papers and I have been very fortunate to have been able to have a play with them this week. This is the first card in the Grandma's Feather bed range . The new range of papers are double sided and it also comes with a range of tags and stickers. Products used: White square card Grandmas Feather Bed Chocolate Drops Grandmas Feather Bed Art Deco Bazzill Die Cut Grosgrain ribbon Flowers Rhinestones.

Happy Birthday Craig and a Last Valentine

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Happy Birthday to my son Craig. Hope your day is  as special as you are.
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The last Valentines Day card. I hoep you have enjoyed seeing them. All products used availble from Blue Edge Crafts


5x7 white card Bazzill white stripe Red Bazzill Spellbinders Nested Hearts die Paper doily Rhinestones stamped greeting


Thank you for visiting my blog this week.Have a great weekend.

Valentines Day

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More Valentines Day today .


C6 white card Bazzill Heart Argyle paper Bazzill Valentines Front and Back tag Bazzill Pink Houndstooth (rosette) Pink linen card Punched heart Pearl hearts

Valentines Day

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Todays card is a little different. The Bazzill paper is double sided and very versatile for for all type sof cards .


5x7 white card Bazzill Endless love paper Bazzill valentines Front and Back tag Red leathergraincard Paper flowers Punched hearts Rhinestone hearts

Happy Valentines Day

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Happy Valentines Day to my wondeful husband Ron and Happy Anniversary of a very special day 25 years ago.

Another Valentines Day idea



C6 white card Bazzill Hello Sweetheart paper Bazzill Valentines Front and Back tag Pink linen card Pink vellum Rhinestones and brads

Valentines Day

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This week is Valentines Day so I have some Valentines Cards I have made using the Bazill Love Story papers from Blue Edge Crafts. Products used in this card are: 5x7 white card Bazzill red stripe Bazzill cathedral stripe Cream Bazzill Creatables Bird and Heart die Spellbinders scalloped and plain ovals Kindy Glitz Sticker Store sticker

Wedding Explosion Box

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I have been asked for a tutorial for this project so here it is.
INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE AN EXPLOSION BOX 1)Using a 12’ x 12’ sheet of white Bazzill , score and fold 4” in from each end. 2)Using the fold lines as guides, cut the squares from the corners on 3 sides only. 3)On the last side, draw a pencil line 1/2 “in, cut this line to the corresponding fold line. 4)To decorate the outside of the box and using the eCraft and the Jen Allyson Designs Image card, Category 2, Frames, cut 4 x 4” Image 9 Frame 3 from black Bazzill. 5)Using the same design card and image, cut 4 X 3 ½”frames from white Bazzill. 6)From the same design card cut 4 x 3” frames from black glitter paper. 7)Using Jen Allyson Celebrates image card, Category 2, Weddings, cut 4 x 2 ½” red Bazzill and 4 x 2 ½” white Bazzill Scalloped Edge Heart Cut Outs. 8)Using the photo as a guide and using either glue or double sided tape, join 1 x 4”, 1 x 3 ½”, 1 x 3” together and then add the centre from the white heart and the scalloped edge fro…

Valentines Day Heart Sweet Holder

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Valentines Heart Sweet Holder



For this project you will need: 1 30x 30 cm sheet double sided patterned paper JoycraftHeart die cut Heart punch Flowers Ribbon Greeting Kindy Glitz 2 x brads Instructions Using the template provided, cut out the box. Score and fold on the marked lines. Glue the box together. Cut a 2cm wide strip of paper for the handle and attach to the sides of the box with brads. Decorate the front of the box as you wish. I have used ribbon, a Joycrafts Heart die which I have enhanced with Kindy Glitz, felt flowers, a punched glitter flower and a stamped greeting.

Thank you for visting my blog this week
I hope you have enjoyed my creations.

Valentines Day Sweet Holders

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Spellbinders Treat Holder A sweet little treat holder for your Valentine For this project you will need : Spellbinders Grands Labels Eleven. Grand Calibur Machine. Double sided Patterned paper Flower punches or paper flowers if you prefer. Ribbon. Greeting and a tag. Instructions Cut a Grand Labels Eleven die from Bazzill Red Love Potion paper. Score and fold in half then score and fold 1cm either side of the centre line. This will create a little base for your holder.
Optional step:
If you would like to decorate the inside cut two alternately sized labels and attach to the inside for your message. Decorate the front of the treat holder with flowers, a tag with a greeting. Punch a hole in the centre at the top and thread a ribbon through and tie a bow. Pyramid Sweet Box For this box you will need: Patterned paper 20cm x 11cm ( I have used Bazzill Heart Attack paper ) Embellishments Ribbon or braid Instructions Using the template provided cut out the box then score and fold on the marked lines. Punch ho…

Valentines Day Gift Box

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Valentine’s Day Box For this project you will need: 4 pieces heavy chipboard 4cm x 10cms (sides) 1 piece heavy chipboard 4cm x 9cm (base) 1 30cm x30cm sheets of 2 different patterned papers to cover the inside and outside of the boards . I have used Bazzill patterned paper .Love birds on the outside and Sweethearts flowers on the inside Ribbon Embellishments of your choice Stamp pad Glue /double sided tape/modge podge Sanding block Instructions Cut the paper slightly larger than the boards and attach to the outside with glue/doublesided tape/modge podge. Turn over and repeat on the other side of the boards. Allow to dry and sand all the edges for a neat finish. Ink the edges with a matching ink pad. You may need to do this several times for a good coverage depending on the colour you are using. (see photo below, this is after one inking) Punch a hole in each corner of the 4 4cmx 9cm boards. Do not punch holes in the base.

Now you are ready to assemble and decorate the box. If you prefer youcan run a…

Embossed card

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Another embossed card to show you today
I have used Cuttlebug embossing folders and Spellbinders dies.

Spellbinders Cards Tutorial

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Card #1 Insert photo “Card 1” Using a white C6 card, cut and attach a piece of patterned paper measuring 14cm x 10 cm. Cut a large Spellbinder Scalloped Oval from coordinating Bazzil and a Spellbinders ClassicOval from white Bazzill. Join these two together. Cut 2 more ovals in the same colours, this time in the second smallest die. Join together. Punch and assemble the flowers of your choice and using glue dots attach them to the ovals as shown in the photograph. Add a greeting and a butterfly and your first card is complete. Card 2 a piece of patterned paper measuring 14cm x 10 cm.
Using a white C6 card cut and attach insert photo “C ard 2” Using the Renaissance Hearts Spellbinders die cut the largest pendant in coordinating Bazzil and the 2 smaller centre pendants in remaining colours. Optional step: To accentuate the cut out pattern of the pendant, glue a piece of white Bazzill behind the large pendant and small pieces of the third colour behind the small diamond shapes on the edges of the l…

Happy Birthday Eric

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A very Happy Birthday to my brother Eric. Hope your day is extra special.


This is a card of many poses.
It can be displayed opened or closed and backwards of frontwards.

Craft Mad's Scrapbooking Sketch Challenge

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Another page for the album we are building for the Craft Mad Scrapbooking Sketch Challenge.
Don't forget to pop over to Craft Mad  and check out the sketches and join in the fun. Thank you for looking at my blog this week I hope you enjoyed it. 

Craft Mad Christmas All Year Round Sketch Challenge

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Time for the Craft Mad Christmas All Year Round Sketch Challenge. The theme for this month is Trees.
I have two "Tree" cards today made with Creatables and Nellie Snellen tree dies


Craft Mad Card Sketch Challenge Valentines Day

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Sketch Challenge time at Craft Mad. As Valentines Day is coming up soon, this months theme is Hearts .
Here is my card for the month. I have used a 6"x6" card and cut a heart shape from the front using a Spellbinders Nested Heart. I added a layer of red card inside with a cuttlebugged layer on top of that. I then suspended a heart on a ribbon in the aperture. Finished with a Sticker Store greeting.