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Iโ€™ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..

Hello ๐Ÿ™‚ Over the last couple of weeks I've been doing a lot of painting practice. If you are new to my blog (welcome, thank you for reading today's post) over the past year I have been teaching myself to paint with Watercolours. I am also teaching myself Calligraphy, both with the intention of improving… Continue reading Iโ€™ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..

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Craft fair preparations – My April update

Hello there ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Earlier in the year I signed up to sell my handmade cards at a craft fair in December (2018). As I signed up in January I have given myself 11 months to prepare and make stock ๐Ÿ˜ I'm sure as I get towards December I will be thinking that 11 months wasn't… Continue reading Craft fair preparations – My April update

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Craft blogger share

Hello ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป Over the past few weeks I have joined a couple of blog chats over on my twitter account and have found a number of fellow craft bloggers that I am now following. (shameless plug for my twitter account there ๐Ÿ˜‚) I must admit that I find it quite hard to find blogs about… Continue reading Craft blogger share

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An evolving style – my social media pictures of my cardmaking

Hello ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป. 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 ๐Ÿ˜) 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 โ€˜Just wanted to sayโ€™ greetings card

Hello ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿป 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; โ€ข A blank 6x6 greetings card in white โ€ข Calligraphy ink and Dip pen (or lettering pen of your choice ๐Ÿ˜€) โ€ข A piece of blank… Continue reading How to make a โ€˜Just wanted to sayโ€™ greetings card

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All systems go – My own table at a craft fair

Hello ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Inย last weeks blog postย 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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Working on one of my 2018 craft goals – Looking for a craft fair

Hello. At the beginning of the year I wrote out my 2018 craft goals. One of them is to sell my handmade cards at a craft fair which creates a number of thoughts..... Can I make enough stock? How can I make my products look good? Do I need insurance of some kind? Am I… Continue reading Working on one of my 2018 craft goals – Looking for 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