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200 Follower Giveaway!!

So last week I reached 200 followers on my Instagram which I know doesn’t sound like much – but I was so excited when I started it last year to have 10 people following me!!  The crafty community on Instagram is such a nice place to be. Everyone is so friendly and encouraging and I love nothing… Continue reading 200 Follower Giveaway!!

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Puppies everywhere!

If only they were real! I just received a package from Seven Hills Crafts that I ordered last week and I was just so excited to tear into it. One of the stamp sets I ordered is the Playful Pups Stamp set and it is oh so cute! I arranged all the puppies on my Mini… Continue reading Puppies everywhere!

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Commission overload!

I’ve been very busy this month, making cards for a wedding that’s over in the U.S. I was very lucky to be commissioned to do 5 cards by some of the people attending this wedding – and all through word of mouth too! I haven’t ever made this many cards for the one event before… Continue reading Commission overload!

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A Lazy Sunday!

Today is a very relaxing day –  just spending the Sunday watching some crafty YouTube videos and watercolouring in the Painterly Days watercoloring book that just arrived in my letterbox. It is by Kristy Rice  who is a fantastic watercolorist and you can find her online (her website is here if you want to find out more about… Continue reading A Lazy Sunday!

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The Waiting is the Hardest Part!

Hi there! I’m at my parents house for the weekend and I’m absolutely bubbling over with ideas for what I can make when I get back home. I recently got a big haul from Simon Says Stamp – it was birthday at the end of July and I got money towards a crafty spree –… Continue reading The Waiting is the Hardest Part!

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Catch Up Crafting

My boyfriend is in his final year in college and has been doing his final exams. Since we live in a small apartment I essentially moved back in with the parents for three weeks to give him space and quietness to study and to work on his dissertation. This meant I was away from my… Continue reading Catch Up Crafting

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Emboss It: Simon Says Stamp Monday Challange

Today’s blog post is my entry to this weeks Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge which is called Emboss It. I really wanted to use my embossing powders and heat tool, but since my little craft nook is not yet set up with a power adapter I had to scrap that idea! So I decided to… Continue reading Emboss It: Simon Says Stamp Monday Challange