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This Week in Crafts: The No Prob-llama Card

We’re getting to the time of year where people are having their second lockdown birthdays. I wonder how many of them last year thought they'd be celebrating in lockdown again this year. After the excitement of getting the embossing sandwich worked out, I decided to make a simpler sort of card. At least it was,… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: The No Prob-llama Card

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This Week In Crafts: Embossing (Or Not) Tulips

My Gemini doesn’t get out much. At present, its permanent home seems to be in its box. Mostly this is because I don’t have a space with accompanying plug sockets for it on the desk, or anywhere else in my craft room. So I mostly use my mini Aldi die cutting machine. But a recent… Continue reading This Week In Crafts: Embossing (Or Not) Tulips

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This Week in Crafts: Ducks and Swallows

I haven’t actually crocheted at all this month. There are occasional thoughts of coasters to go with the colourful tablecloths, but I haven’t made any. Yet. Probably there will be some at some point. Just not now. Instead, I’ve been playing with several bird stamps, and with the few Distress inks I have, to make… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: Ducks and Swallows

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This Week in Crafts: Signs of Spring Card Kit

According to the language of flowers, snowdrops mean hope. A fitting sentiment for this time of year generally, and definitely for this year. Signs of Spring Card I don’t think I’ve seen any snowdrops out in the wild yet, though. I’ve had to content myself with the ones I make, first the die-cut ones last… Continue reading This Week in Crafts: Signs of Spring Card Kit

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This Week In Crafts: Clearly Besotted Snowdrops

It’s amazing what a difference the gradually lightening evenings makes on one’s mood. Especially when it becomes noticeably lighter, and I’m not having to draw the blinds at half four, but can leave it until I finish working. February is still very cold, and the weather isn’t usually anything to write home about, but the… Continue reading This Week In Crafts: Clearly Besotted Snowdrops