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Craft fair preparations – My April update

Hello there πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ 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 😁 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 πŸ™‹πŸ» 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 πŸ˜‚) 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 πŸ™‹πŸ». 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 β€˜Just wanted to say’ greetings card

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» 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; β€’ A blank 6x6 greetings card in white β€’ Calligraphy ink and Dip pen (or lettering pen of your choice πŸ˜€) β€’ A piece of blank… Continue reading How to make a β€˜Just wanted to say’ greetings card

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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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Blending hand lettering

Hello πŸ™‹πŸ» I recently made a birthday card for a friend who had commissioned me to make a 60th birthday card. As well as the Watercolour painting of a glass of red wine I decided to hand letter a sentiment direct onto the card. To achieve the look I wanted I blended 2 different colours… Continue reading Blending hand lettering

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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