Card making · papercraft

Five Minute Make Camper Van Card

Yes, I have made a card. I still do, occasionally, despite all of my recent posts being about slippers and snowmen! I realised today when I looked at my Garmin that this card should be with it’s recipient today, but I made it this evening so it will get there on Tuesday. I really am…… Continue reading Five Minute Make Camper Van Card

Card making · My other ramblings

An ‘Incredible’ Birthday Card

Today my son is 6, and, as is usual in the run up to these events, I asked him what he wanted on his birthday card. I could nearly have predicted that he would ask for Hulk, but I thought I’d better check. Having left it ridiculously late to make it, last night I cheated…… Continue reading An ‘Incredible’ Birthday Card

Card making · Kids Craft · My other ramblings

Top Tips For Making Character Cards

I’ve dithered about this post for a while, because there are obvious copywrite issues surrounding licensed characters. However, children can be a demanding bunch and it is nice to surprise them with a handmade card with their favourite character on. I want to start by saying that I only make these cards as gifts (and…… Continue reading Top Tips For Making Character Cards

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An Experiment and A Special Card

Yesterday marked Mr C and I’s 7th wedding anniversary, so last week I began work on our anniversary card. In preparation we’d looked online to see what the traditional theme was. Imagine my joy when we discovered it was wool (oh, and copper, but that’s a bit less exciting). I was going to crochet something…… Continue reading An Experiment and A Special Card

Allotment · Card making · Craft · crochet · My other ramblings · Slimming World

17 for 2017 July Update

Whoops, July was a quick month! End of term school events seemed to take up the whole middle fortnight, and then we’ve been working at the allotment as well as settling into a school holiday routine. Not to mention the various birthday parties, barbecues and so on. I have hardly thought about the 17 for…… Continue reading 17 for 2017 July Update