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birthday plane card

It was my nephew’s 2nd birthday and he adores planes, so I knocked up a quick plane card for him.

First, I drew a rough plane shape onto some paper for a template, and then used some paper that I got ages ago with Simply Homemade magazine, in red and blue, and cut around it.

Next, I cut an extremely rough cloud shape out of some plain paper, and glued both that and the plane to one of the blue Hobbycraft cards.

Finally, I made a little tag out of plain paper, and used the BasicGrey: Serenade Alpha stickers to spell out his name. Read the rest of this entry

a trio of birthday cards

The summer always comes with a flurry of birthdays in quantities too vast for me to make cards for everyone (at the moment, in any case). However, I did manage to make three for some members of my family.

First up is a sort of 3D-present-with-ribbons card which I made for my sister-in-law. I’m still making my way through the Hobbycraft card selection, which I’ve used for all the cards – this one used a pink one. Next, I cut out a square from a sheet of the Papermania: Rose Garden set, and used some adhesive foam pads to set it out from the card. I put a couple of ribbons through (cut out of new clothes) and then used the October Afternoon: Boarding Pass stickers to spell out ‘Happy Birthday’.

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book page wedding cards

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I made two wedding acceptance cards for friends Jemma (The Embellished Elf) and Ross, and Clare and Neil using book pages again.

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bird card

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Just a short blog today – here is a wedding acceptance card I made a couple of months ago. I drew two bird shapes (freehand, because I’m lazy like that) on patterned paper, glued them to some cardboard and then stuck them on the card. I then used a needle to pull a ribbon through and tied it in a bow. And er, that was it really!

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wedding heart card

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Inspired by the two G/Jems, I decided to investigate the exciting world of fabrics and book pages on cards. I have received some amazing cards from both Gemma at GeeWHIZZoriginals and Jemma at Miss Jemma Elf utilising these very things, and eager to beaver away with all things craft, gave it a go myself.

Two pieces of fabric, a book page, a button, some pinking shear action and voila! It’s all cut rather roughly, as I prefer a more haphazard and laidback approach.

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