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Planning

Finding the Perfect Everyday Carry Planner

Despite my love for planning, there has been something this year lacking. Because I always keep my planners at home, I’m not very good at future planning. If there’s things I need to do throughout the day I’m also at the mercy of remembering what I’ve written in my planner. Not great for a planner obsessive really? I’ve resolved to change this with 2018 and have spent the past month trying to work out what the best every day carry (EDC) would be for me. I do  ...

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Planning

Plannerface Etsy Shop Review

If you caught my latest planner post, you’ll know I’ve moved over to a Happy Planner. My final personal planner kit purchase was from one of my favourite shops, Plannerface. I placed an order during her big birthday sale and picked up three new kits, and received a couple of nice freebies! I love using these glitter stickers in my new Happy Planner.  The kits First up, I picked up the Mini Happy Planner version of the Foxy Fall kit. This wasn’t available in the personal  ...

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Planning

My Midori set up for Autumn

I don’t normally do the whole setting up my planner for a season thing However, after setting up my Midori recently I felt it needed prettying up. After seeing all those travelers notebooks set up beautifully on Instagram I felt compelled to do the same. I’d seen a few TN kits around Etsy but sadly couldn’t find one to match my style. What I could find was a sold out Autumn TN kit from Filofabulouss. Some of the separate parts of the kit were still available, so I picked  ...

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Cardmaking

Super cute balloon birthday cards done two ways

Back to cardmaking today with some simple children’s cards I say childrens, but actually with the right colour combination, they’d be just as nice for adults too. This design was inspired by something I found over on Pinterest a while ago. I love balloon cards generally but I liked the idea of not seeing the full balloon. I also though this would be a fantastic opportunity to bring out the brightly coloured cardstock. To make these cards you can do one of two things: Use die  ...

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