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An evolving style – my social media pictures of my cardmaking

Hello 🙋🏻. My craft fair preparations continue; handmade card manufacture is well underway and I am slowly but surely building up stocks. I've even made a start on the Christmas crafts (it's February as I write this post 😁) As I have been making my cards I have been taking pictures and posting them to… Continue reading An evolving style – my social media pictures of my cardmaking

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How to make a ‘Just wanted to say’ greetings card

Hello 🙋🏻 In this blog post I would like to share with you how to make this 'Just wanted to say' greetings card. For this card you will need; • A blank 6x6 greetings card in white • Calligraphy ink and Dip pen (or lettering pen of your choice 😀) • A piece of blank… Continue reading How to make a ‘Just wanted to say’ greetings card

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All systems go – My own table at a craft fair

Hello 🙋🏻‍♀️ In last weeks blog post I wrote about one of my 2018 craft goals; to sell my hand made cards at a Craft Fair this year. Well......it's all systems go! A friend of mine happened to receive an email from a local branch of the charity Save the Children with details of a craft fair… Continue reading All systems go – My own table at a craft fair

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How to make a foil border card

Hello there! In my previous post about my craft goals for 2018 I wrote about how I'm going to work on posting more regularly this year. And so, without further ado, my first 'how to' post of 2018. How to make this foil border card; For this project you'll need A blank greetings card -… Continue reading How to make a foil border card

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Hello, I thought I would share some of my recent Christmas calligraphy for a little festive cheer. I wrote this out on an envelope to send as part of a larger package. I converted the picture to black and white using the Hootsuite Enhance photo app. I enjoyed writing this 🎄😊 Happy crafting!

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My October makes – crafts of October

Hello. I didn’t realise how productive I’d been last month until I pulled my ‘my month making’ post together over on mariebxmastree Instagram I’d forgotten some of the things I’d created, especially my new logo. My logo is a bit of a milestone for me, as now I feel like I can start to work on… Continue reading My October makes – crafts of October

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My new Pinterest board 😊. http://pin.it/1xizEC8

Trying out a Pinterest board of my work. There are so many different social media platforms around these days, but I started with Pinterest before all of the others. I'm going to load some of my pictures onto this board so feel free to check them out and follow the board if you'd like 😊… Continue reading My new Pinterest board 😊. http://pin.it/1xizEC8

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Christmas Calligraphy inspiration

Hello.  Sometimes it's hard to think of what to write when practicing calligraphy, or any lettering pieces. Today I realised that my favourite time of year has an abundance of quotes I can practice with. And so this evening's practice has been Christmas inspired 🎄 Do you recognise the song? I apologise if this gets… Continue reading Christmas Calligraphy inspiration

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Snowflake Christmas card – how to make

Hello. I wanted to share a more detailed post on how I make a card, so I picked a Christmas card that I made today to share.  The basis of the card is a piece of calligraphy. This is written in the copperplate style. I used my pointed pen with a Brause no.361 nib and… Continue reading Snowflake Christmas card – how to make