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Friday, April 12, 2013

You Make Me Smile....

...no really you do! Well it is now a proven fact! I tried to make a quick card....and failed. I even made it out of stickers, so no stamping or colouring and it still took me over half an hour! Clearly I am very slow!!


Oh well it's very cheery! It's made from papers and stickers from the Summer Days collection from Echo Park.


I love all these colours together.


I used the sketch at Retro Sketches. I loved Kasia's DT inspiration card where she had cut that bottom bit out so I decided to cut it out too and make a little window to spy the flowers through.

Have a lovely day.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Baby Smith

I made my friend this little appliqu├ęd onesie for the new baby. I had been handing on for it to be named but alas two weeks old and still no name! So this is what it got instead!

I had thought afterwards I should have done "Smithy". Very English! Another time maybe!!





Sunday, April 7, 2013

Chocolate v. Therapy? - NO CONTEST!!

Made this birthday card for a friend who will need a smile!


I used the sketch and Clean & Simple.


Paper pieced the therapist.

Have a lovely day.

Friday, April 5, 2013

Lovely New Baby

Made this card for one of my neighbours who just had a little boy.


I used the sketch at The Deconstructed Sketch blog.


Also entering this into the Unity Friends with Flair. The little elephant is from a Unity kit. The bingo card was a freebie from Lindsay's Stamp Stuff at MyGrafico
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Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Craft Star card Mojo Monday

This card is for a friend and surprise surprise it is late!!


I used the sketch at Mojo Monday but I kind of turned it upside down!



I used last weeks colours from the colour Q.


And it's a square for this weeks challenge at Kenny's Krafty Krew.


I just embossed the corners and I loved the way that turned out.


Made my own speech bubble! The felt circular bit at the back was cut using a big die from Stampin Up. I then punched the holes in and sewed it in place.

I bought a new skin E00 Copic the other day. I had previously had a sketch marker. But replaced it with a ciao and am now regretting it as it bleeds really badly!  (Look at her eyes!)  Have just ordered another sketch instead. Very annoying! Has anyone else had this problem?

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