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New Laser Cut Overlays

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I have another New Laser Cut Overlay card to show you today. The teapot set has been made from stickers from Sticker Store backed with patterned paper .  

Die Cut Cards

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This is the last die cut card I would like  to share with you this week. I have used a die from Blue Edge Crafts for the coffee pot , Spellbinders dies and Stickers from the Sticker Store on this card .  

Die Cut Cards

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Another die cut today, this one is probably a bit Christmassy but I thought I would include it anyway. I have used a Bazzill paper for the back ground and inked the reindeer.

Die Cut Cards

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I have a couple more die cut cards to show you this week.  I have used a square card and mauve linen card and added Kindy Glitz to the peacock. These are now available at Blue Edge Crafts

New Laser Cut Overlays

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Another  of the new New Laser Cut Overlays to show you today. I made this one into a wedding card but I thinkit could be adapted to a lot of different occasions Thank you for visting my blog this week. Your interes is appreciated.  

New Laser Cut Overlays

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I have also been playing with some New Laser Cut Overlays from Blue Edge Crafts. The first one is a man's watch  and I really enjoyed making this one up and loved the look of it when it was finished .

Shoes and Handbag Cards

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The third Shoes and Handbag and Card is a shaped card towhich I have added some cream card, edge and greeting stickers from the Sticker Store and the 3d die cut. These die cuts are a dream to work with , pre cut and only 3 basic pieces.   

Shoes and Handbag Cards

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Another Shoes and Handbag Card today.  I have layered this one with plum coloured card to coordinate withthe colour of the shoes and then added Spellbinders die cuts to pick up the gold in the shoes. I added burgundy roses to the corner. Unfortnately they haven't photographed very well. 

Shoes and Handbag Cards

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As part of my design team work this week I have been working on some new Shoe and Handbag cards made with new die cuts at Blue Edge Crafts. I layered this first die cut up with  red card  and added black and white doilies behind it. 

Craft Mad Projects, Tips and Techniques

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Craft Mad Projects, Tips and Techniques.


This months project is a recipe swap which we hope to run until the end of the year.
I have also suggested that we make a box/ book/file to keep our collection of recipes.
I found the perfect kit amongst my stash of OTP items just waiting to be made up.
Lots of photos in this post.

Thank you for visiting my blog this week. Your interest is appreciated.



Happy Valentines Day

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Happy Valentines Day to my hubby Ron xxx 

Die Cut Card

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This is another of the die cuts I have been playing with  I chalked the  bird and the branch and added Sticker Store edging and greeting.

Die Cut Cards

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Recently I have been playing with some new die cuts.  I have used a shaped card from Blue Edge Crafts and stickers and greeting from Sticker Store.

Birthday Card

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Today I would like to show you a birthday card I have made for my friend, Jan. I have used a pattern from Cardmaking Paradise. It is a Butterfly Easel card using patterned paper and handmade paper

Cake Slice Tutorial

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Today I would like to share a tutorial for Cake Slices using the Marianne Designs Cake Slice Template. I have found these are excellent for  a little gift at a dinner party, Christmas or a wedding favour.

Basic Instructions: Draw and cut out the slice using the template. Pierce the marked holes for the stitching
Happy Birthday Slice : The box has been cut in white Bazzill dots and stitched in black and red. A gold greeting has been added to the top as well as punched leaf and holographic flowers which have been raised with 3d tape. Smaller flowers have been added to the side as well as gold peel off stickers.

Christmas Slice: The box has been cut in white embossed bazzill and stitched in red. A greeting sticker, star stickers and wreath sticker have been added to the top and red and green star stickers to the side as well as red and green rhinestones.
Butterfly Slice: the box has been cut from pink bazzill and stitched in pink. The butterfly stickers have been stuck on to glitter paper an…

Fairy Garden Egg

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A change of pace today with another  decorated egg . This is my Fairy Garden egg, another of my favourites

Clown Egg

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A decorated egg today. This is my clown egg. Ron has cut a triple opening and the egg has been painted, braided, the clown ornament added and I have also added coloured rhinestones on the outside to resemble balloons.


Happy Birthday Eric and Craft Mad Monthly Card Swap

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Happy Birthday Eric.
Hope today is extra specialxxx



The Monthly swap at Craft Mad has been run over two months this time as it is such a busy time of year.  The theme for our swap was to use at least one die on each card .
These are my cards for my partner
I have used Spellbinders Fleur de lis square, Lotus Pendant, Foliage 2 and squares on my first card I have used Spellbinders Fleur de Lis rectangles, Foliage 2 and Labels
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I added a little tag to the parcel as an extra 

Craft Mad Christmas All Year Round Challenge

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The theme for the Craft Mad Christmas All Year Round sketch challenge for February is Glitter. This is my sample card   

Craft Mad Card Sketch Challenge

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Our February card sketch challenge at Craft  Mad has a theme of Love this month for Valentines Day This is my sample card.