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Alison C
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Punched pink butterflies
A few months ago I bought a butterfly punch as I'd seen some lovely cards made by sewing punched butterflies onto card. I didn't save these pictures and can I find them now? No. Anyway I had a go and this is what I made:     I've spent a stupid amount of ti...

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July Rudolf Days
I had the idea for this card a while back but had not managed to make it into reality. I'm not sure if the photo really shows but it is gold on green.  I embossed a piece of white card, inked in green and then sponged on gold pigment ink. I've found that th...

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Orange swirls
I think I've just got time for a quick post. Here is a card I'm entering into the Stamplorations CAS card challenge:   This is a birthday card for my son whose birthday is coming up soon. He is actually artistic, not like me who just wants to be, so he'll a...

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Denim and dimension
I needed a little sanity after a crazy day at work...  but I couldn't find any so I've come here instead! I'm visiting my friends in the Playground and Butterfly Garden. Mrs A's current challenge is D for Dimension and/or Denim. (Do you know as I type this ...

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Snowflakes in July
It's a beautiful, warm sunny summer day today, so I am posting a Christmas card! This embossed paper has been kicking around since I made a card a while back and embossed it the wrong way up. I'd chosen the blue paper, stamped some flourishes onto it and th...

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Sunny butterfly
I was being a a bit dense. (Nothing new there). I wanted to make a card for the Butterfly challenge which is currently: #57  Butterflies + Y is for Years with the additional option of  Y is for the colour Yellow. Years is to be numbers, dates, etc. I don't ...

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Christmas sketch
I've managed to make a card for the 52ChristmasCardThrowdown. This week the challenge is a sketch. A nice simple one. Here is my card: I stamped the little house first then coloured it bright blue. I drew round my cutting shape with a smallish embossing too...

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Needing inspiration for a card for one of my nephews, it arrived in the form of this Birthday Blog hop inspiration photo.   I love these balloon stamps,I'm happy stamping and colouring them again and again. It came together very quickly and for once went to...

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Snowflake wreaths
I love stamping wreaths but I try not to do too many or I'd be sending similar cards out every year. Then I hit on the idea of using my favourite snowflake stamps for a wreath with a twist.  I liked it so I made a couple more in different colours.   I think...

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Inky swirls
A quick post as I should be getting ready to go away. Why do I always forget how much there is to do before you go? The challenge at AAA Cards is 'Watercolours'.                                                              Here is my card:  I made this by s...
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