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Dinosaur Adventures

I don’t often have to make cards for children. But I’m going to have to practise – and collect a few more child-oriented stamps and dies. At present, I only have a set of friendly dinosaurs, although I expect some of the other sets can be adapted. It’s true, though, that I didn’t actually get… Continue reading Dinosaur Adventures

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Card of the Week: Sparkle All the Way

Following from last week’s Peace on Earth card, using the Crafter’s Companion Nature’s Garden Nativity stamp set, this week’s card uses stamps from the Crafter’s Companion Enchanted Christmas stamp set. Like I said last time: a good stamp set. It covers all bases, from religious to cute (there’s a quarter with snowmen and penguins, which… Continue reading Card of the Week: Sparkle All the Way

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Card of the Week: A Hare-Raising Day

Despite the last-minute attempt by the weather to make us believe it’s still summer, temperatures are beginning to drop, mini-heatwaves notwithstanding. It’s beginning to become autumnal. The cherry tree is turning all sorts of shades of orange and red. And the hares, when they can be seen, are in the fields. Probably. Actually, I think… Continue reading Card of the Week: A Hare-Raising Day

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This Week in Crafts: The Autumn Squirrel

I was back to playing with the more autumnal stamps and colours this week, after the monochrome of last week’s elephant. This week, it’s a heat-embossed copper squirrel playing in the orange and red leaves of autumn. I did think about doing the squirrel in silver, since grey squirrels are more common than red ones,… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: The Autumn Squirrel