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Cardmaking

New birthday cards (and a love affair with bows)

So it’s been a while since I’ve done some cardmaking. I got all wrapped up in my planner as my crafty outlet and just put the cards aside for a while. Part of my plan for my week off was to make some cards and as my mother just messaged me to send her some it was the perfect reason. Bows. I love them. But I can’t make them. I just don’t have the hand eye coordination it seems. So I generally get the premade kind but they all tend to be a bit small. I really wanted to  ...

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Planning

My week #2

Here we are, week 2! It was last week of work before a week off it it was all about getting ahead of myself so there was a little less decoration than the week before. It was also the work the rest of my resolutions kicked in, primarily the gym. As you can see, I only managed it once due to being ill on my day off and not having an alternative day free to go. I’m going to try really hard this year though not to beat myself up if I don’t. It’s just going be a case of  ...

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Cardmaking, Personal, Planning

My craft space

I love having a nosey around people’s craft spaces. I’m usually very jealous of other people’s set ups. I finally pretty much got my set up sorted and so thought I’d share it here! I’m content at the moment in terms of my storage and arrangement of it all. I’m lucky that I have a spare room in my flat that my other half and I share as a hobby room. He’s a very creative person and he can usually be found making video games, using his 3d printer or  ...

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Planning

My week #1

Is it bad that I was actually excited to post my first weekly set of pages on the blog? Probably, but I don’t care. You’ve already seen the basic decorating I did a few weeks back but here’s the completed week, with a list of products used. Due to how my Grandluxe is laid out I get a month to view as a monthly divider with an expenses page on the back so the first week of the year is split in two. I would prefer everything all together so I can see my whole week at a  ...

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