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Cardmaking

Some simple anniversary cards

I’d say anniversary cards are my second favourite card to make after birthday cards. You can just have some fun with them and make them look super cute and pretty. I needed to make an anniversary card for my grandparents and wanted to make a couple more at the same time so tried to come up with a nice simple design. This is the card that went to my grandparents. The gold at the back is some glitter ribbon that I found in my stash (I’m fairly certain I received something from a  ...

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Planning

Ban.do planner review and my week 32!

I’ve finally moved in! Actually, more accurately, I moved in about three weeks ago I was so excited but last week was my first week of using the Ban.do planner! I figured I’d do a two in one post for the first week, showing off the planner first and then showing my first week’s set up. I apologise in advance for the darkness of most of the pictures – I’m in the process of setting a new lighting/picture taking solution and didn’t have time to retake all  ...

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Cardmaking

Father’s Day Cards

As it was Father’s Day at the weekend I thought I’d share the cards I made. Thanks to a busy end of May/June I didn’t really have time to make lots of Father’s Day cards for the shop so I just made one for my dad and one for my mum to give to my grandad. I wanted to play with some new stash and so most of the items on this card came from the Basic Grey Hey Boy collection (paper pad, die cuts and sticker letters). The stars are Freckled Fawn and don’t show up as  ...

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Planning

New Planner! Mon Journal by Invite.L

So of course I didn’t need another planner. But when has that ever stopped me? I don’t even know how I came across this planner but I knew when I saw it, I had to have it. I ended up ordering it direct from Invite.L which is a Korean stationery brand that seems to specialise in clean, beautiful, practical stationery. I’m being good and saving it for next year but couldn’t resist taking you on a quick tour (as no doubt I’ll end up setting it up waaay before the  ...

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