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Catherine L
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blue bib welcome
l love making 'welcome baby' cards as they celebrate such joyous occasions with new life coming into the world this faux 'baby bib' card was made by die cutting a scalloped square against a folded white card stock (with one edge of the scalloped square off ...

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joyful spirit
against the busy backdrop of reds, yellow and turquoise on the centre panel of this card, I just wanted a simple sentiment to stand out as the highlight of the card a polka-dotted red and yellow big brad holds the red ribbon and tag in place at the top left...

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happy father's day in blue and red
made a Father's Day card for a friend, with the centrepiece of the card being a wonderful black & white photo of the family the card design was based on Seize the Sketch Challenge #22 (sketch by Lori Tecler), whilst the colour combination of red, blue and w...

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peace at Christmas
a simple card using the design from Freshly Made Sketches #139 - but for the card, I flipped the design vertically, and instead of 3 ribbons running down the side, I decided to go with stamped and silver embossed lace trims the main tag and bird are stamps ...

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cheer up!
card design was based on the sketch in retro sketches #117 (which again, I was late for submission) - the colour combination was based on colourQ challenge #244 this was a tough challenge as this colour combo is not one that I would naturally use for my car...

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hugs under the daisy
love this Penny Black wood-stamp - " squeeze till I squeak " - the two mice are super cute and so fun to colour the card design was based on Seize the Sketch #21 by Lori Turner the tag is a die-cut using Paper Smooches - Quote Tag  die cut set, and the 'hug...

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be of good courage
card was made for a good friend's young son to encourage him in his studies and at school .... and I wanted to share this encouraging verse from Joshua 1:9,  a verse that has brought much me comfort and strength when facing challenges that seemed unsurmount...

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hello in color swatches
ColourQ Challenge #243 was initially tough for me with the array of colours in the palette but when I saw this striped pattern paper in my leftover basket, it screamed to be used for this challenge! the centre piece with the 'hello' die-cut layers was inspi...

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now and forever my cup of coffee
card was inspired by the aroma in my coffee cup as I was contemplating this design in CAS(E) this Sketch #78 this was so much fun with lots and lots of gold embossing, first on the coffee cup from Hero Arts - Need Caffeine stamp set, and on the swirly desig...

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some kind of wonderful
red, white and black are my favourite colour combination, and when they are colours for Fusion Card Challenge (Dinner is Served) - goodness, how could I resist? the circles are die-cuts on white card stock and red polka-dotted pattern paper - using  Lifesty...
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