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Lethbridgecards May new releases!

An exciting month this month with the release of my very first weekly kits! I bought myself a new Erin Condren and set about whipping up some cute new designs. The first had to be a mint and gold collection as I love that colour combo!Β I wanted to do a simple weekly kit first, so you’d have enough stickers to make a really pretty week, but leaving lots of white space for those that like to keep a bit of the pages clear. Most of the stickers are pretty obvious as to what they are  ...

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Planning

How I use premade checklists in my planner to keep me on track with habits, chores and life!

I love a good to do list. I also love checking things off my lists. The only reason I haven’t migrated to a full bullet journal (which to me, it just a series of awesome to do lists) is because I like the whole planning out my week that I do in my Filofax. I also love a good routine. However, I don’t like writing the same stuff out over and over again. Enter my Silhouette. I’ve been able to utilise my Silhouette to create bespoke checklist stickers and inserts to help me  ...

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Other crafts, Planning

Tutorial: making planner inserts with my Silhouette

A quick ‘how to’Β today on how I use my Silhouette to make inserts for both my personal and A5 size planners. First up I’m going to admit that I’m quite lazy when it comes to cutting. As a cardmaker I should be pretty comfortable (and accurate) using a metal ruler and craft knife but I’m not great at cutting with them and it annoys me doing it so anything I can cut using my Silhouette instead, I will. When it comes to printables for my planner I tend to avoid  ...

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Cardmaking, Other crafts

Silhouette Stamping Material Review

Ed knows me so well. He knows he can’t go wrong with some Silhouette items for Christmas or birthday. For Christmas he got me the stamping material starter kit that I may or may not have been nagging for…I’d rather have this than the Mint, as I don’t really use stamps enough to make that worthwhile (plus it’s pretty pricey in my opinion). In the pack you receive three sheets of the stamping material, cutting mat, ink pad and three different sized acrylic  ...

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