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A WIP Wednesday/FO Friday mash up

I missed WIP Wednesday as I was so busy and didn’t think ahead to schedule a post, so I thought I would combine it with a finished object post too. My FO was actually two papercraft projects made for, and sent to, a friend who is opening her own yarn store this weekend! I’ll start…… Continue reading A WIP Wednesday/FO Friday mash up

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Things I’ve Learned As A Silhouette Cameo 3 Beginner

I have been the proud owner of one of these awesome machines for 15 whole days now, although I only got it out on Boxing Day evening. Mr C warned me that the reviews online said it had a lot of settings and could be tricky to use, so I braced myself for a learning…… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned As A Silhouette Cameo 3 Beginner

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17 for 2017-December (and Final!) Update

Happy New Year to everyone who follows (or reads but doesn’t follow!) my little blog. Well done if you’ve followed this all year, it’s certainly been a busy one! I know for a fact before I even start writing about these goals properly that some haven’t been met. And you know what? I’m not going…… Continue reading 17 for 2017-December (and Final!) Update

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WIP Wednesday-20th December

I’ve still managed to work on some projects this week as Mr C did all of the present wrapping whilst I was at work one day so I haven’t had to spend every evening making a mess with tape and paper. (He will definitely be on Santa’s good list for doing that job!) Instead, I’ve…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-20th December

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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

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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

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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