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Planning

Kikki K Haul + Review

Like a lot of people a few weeks ago, I took advantage of the Kikki K sale. I fought it for a little while but the call of the yellow medium time planner was just too much. My downfall was the fact I had to have free shipping. I’m a sucker for places that have spend thresholds when it comes to free shipping because I make it my business to hit those thresholds. I know; I’m their perfect customer because that’s exactly what they want me to do! Anyway, on to the haul…  ...

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Cardmaking, Planning

Another little splurge and trying to store washi…

So I may have slipped again with the ‘no-buy’ but again it was with good reason (in my eyes anyway). I was making my cute Happy Days cards with my cheap paper pack from The Works and Ed suggested I should probably get some more since it was such a good bargain. I then decided to look to see if they had a website you could order from (as I knew they didn’t have the paper in my local store) and they did! If you spent £10 you got free delivery and they had the Happy Days  ...

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Cardmaking

Another chevron card

You know me by now, I get an idea I like and I run with it for a little while (bows, anyone?) so I decided to combine my new love of chevrons with my lovely new Happy Days papers. So this was based on something I’d seen in a magazine but with a different selection of embellishments instead of just one big flower. There were so many cute papers from the pack that picking out three was probably the difficult bit. The flower design is my favourite and very Cath Kidston-esque and I liked  ...

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Cardmaking, Personal, Planning

You’re allowed to break your no buy month if you’re on holiday, right?

A mere ten days into my no buy month and I broke it D’oh! I decided I had good reason though. I was on holiday back home for a few days and that I meant I got to go to a huge (if a little strange) craft store up there and a The Works Outlet Store. The craft store was a no brainer as all I get round here in MK is Hobbycraft and The Range, no local independents and The Works Outlet wasn’t really much of an outlet as it didn’t seem any cheaper, but it had a decent selection  ...

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