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Cardmaking

Latest cards

I’ve not been making many cards. I’m having a bit of a break as work is a wee bit crazy at the moment. I had one last set of Christmas cards to make. Money wallets. So the base card design was from the Silhouette store. It was a simple trifold with rounded edges and the snowflake in the bottom right. Aside from snowflakes on the inside too the card was pretty dull. I therefore added a sentiment in the Silhouette program and backed it with red card. I then finished it off with a  ...

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Cardmaking, Personal

Christmas present wrapping

I’m not a very good wrapper of presents. I don’t have enough patience to get it right, but then I’m a perfectionist so get very frustrated when I get folds and bits sticking out where they shouldn’t. Nonetheless, I enjoy buying lots of wrapping goodies (I spent a lot of money in Fred Aldous before I left Manchester on gift wrapping sets) and look forward to picking a ‘theme’ for my Christmas presents each year. Whilst in Ikea a few months ago I spotted  ...

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Planning

Decorating 2014!

As you’ve no doubt noticed, I’m quite excited to get my planner up and running in 2014. So much so that I’ve started decorating it already in preparation. I have an idea of how I’m going to use the planner, system-wise, but I know it will evolve over time as this will be the first time I’ve really combined all aspects of my life into one planner. I have some colour coding set up but I’ll go into more detail with that after I’ve started using it. For  ...

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Cardmaking

Lethbridgecards.co.uk is now up and running!

At last! After a flurry of emails and much back and forth between myself and my domain hosts, my domain is finally up and running! If you were to go to Lethbridgecards.co.uk you would then be redirected to my Etsy shop! Finally the business cards that went out into the world a few weeks ago are relevant! For anyone wishing to do the same let this be a cautionary tale; because of the frames Etsy uses some domain hosting companies will try and sting you to pay a yearly fee not only for the  ...

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