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Planner Society December 2016 Review

Ahh I get so excited when my box arrives! I wonder if subscription boxes will ever get old for me? I highly doubt it. I’ve been getting various ones now for about four years and I still get just as excited when they arrive. Anyway, once again I was blown away by everything Christy put together. It was also not very festive, meaning I didn’t have to use it purely for the winter months. This may actually be my favourite bit about the boxes – that they’re not too  ...

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Cute, Simple & Adaptable Male Birthday Cards

I think I’ve finally found my groove when it comes to male cards. I spent so long getting frustrated with making these kinds of cards. Then I realised that they don’t have to be overly complicated to be nice. Once I started going for simplicity, I found I was much happier with the cards I was making. Today I’m going to share with you a couple that I made with my grandads in mind. I know I can adapt what I put on them though to make them suitable for any male. Simple and  ...

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Shopping my craft stash?

I need to save some money. Well, actually that’s not strictly true. I’m basically running out of space for craft supplies and don’t really need any more. I’m therefore going on a craft no spend. I probably have enough supplies to make hundreds of cards for pretty much any occasion over the next year so I have no real excuse for buying anything at all. This set of Ikea drawers holds most of my patterned papers. I’ve popped the names of the ranges that are inside  ...

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Cardmaking, Other crafts

We R Memory Keepers Heat Wave Review

One of the fab birthday presents I got back in June was a heat tool for foiling with. I’ve been keeping an eye on these for a while so I super excited to get given one! This past week I *finally* got chance to sit down and use it! The twenty sheets it comes with is very generous. I used just one for my project (and accidentally ruined half the sheet) so I can see them lasting ages (unless you’ve got a favourite colour). They are quite bold colours though and I’m not too  ...

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