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Essential Silhouette Tools

I’ve had my Silhouette for 3, maybe 4 years now? Over the years I’ve built up a little supply of Silhouette tools that I’d call pretty essential for anyone just getting into using the machine. While many of these are geared towards sticker making primarily, I use most of these when cardmaking too. The fiddly stuff Tweezers are a bit of a given really. They massively help to get those small die cuts picked up off the mat. Particularly with card stock I find if I’m not  ...

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Latest Birthday Cards

I finally got some crafting time again thanks to all these lovely bank holidays! As The Planner Society goodies are my current cardmaking go to supplies I got them out once again.  So this is very similar to a card I’ve made before. I’ve been wanting to recreate it for a while now. This is using papers I believe from Jan’s Planner Society kit? I just cut out the same sunburst design on four different papers and put them together like a puzzle. I backed that with the same  ...

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The Planner Society February Review

I’m very late with this review! Even now, I still haven’t played with everything I received in my box. However, as I know I’m about to be hit with a shipping notification for March I figured I should get a shimmy on and write this! Just look at all these colours! I’m a massive fan of pink and blue, and thanks to this subscription I’m really starting to love yellow too. This box was lovely to open. Opening it there was actually only one item I was  ...

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Mother’s Day Cards (& More!)

Some family orientated cards today! As Mother’s Day has now gone past I can share the cards I made this year! This was of course made using the February Planner Society goodies (full review coming soon!) I also pulled out my pretty paper flowers, as they matched the flowers on the die cut almost perfectly! I’ve found the best (and cheapest) place to get good quality paper flowers is Country Baskets. That place is an expensive trip every time I go! The second card was in a  ...

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