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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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Lifestyle

My favourite phone case shop: Anita Ivancenko

I’m not big on how the iPhone looks. Or phones in general to be honest. I like to put my own stamp on it with a phone case. When I bought my SE last year I had to pick up a phone case straight away for it. I’m pretty clumsy so getting one was a priority. There are SO many on Etsy, it’s hard to know where to start. There are so many cases out there that just have silly slogans or something on. I wanted something that was pretty and illustrated by an artist. Thankfully, I  ...

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