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Jam

I have these jam-pot covers sitting in my cupboard for a couple of years now (gift from my mother-in-law). As I have just made a huge batch of strawberry jam, I decided it was time to use them up. One down, 29 to go .... I may not cover all the pots

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Apprentice-Pirate

Apprentice-Pirate

We had a very elaborate pirate-themed party for my youngest last year for his birthday, treasure map, trunk of gold, crocodile swamp, magic colouring, and fancy-dress costumes. There was even a pirate-ship shaped cake. Needless to say the kids had a great...

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M's card

M's card

M. is getting more sophisticated in her card-making, and every occasion is good to take out the stamps and ink. Here's a card she made for my mother's forthcoming birthday: I think she did great! Main stamp from the Sugar Nellie range, découpaged and...

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A fruitful day

A fruitful day

...in every sense of the word :) My day started off just great as, on checking some blogs I follow, I discovered I was the winner on last week's challenge at PaperPlay. Cool! It's new there, but as they now have four sponsors the challenge winner gets...

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Time for a nap?

Time for a nap?

At two years of age, my eldest decided that sleep was not for her (and consequently not for me either). Nighttime was a round of constant calls for cuddles and hugs, kisses and stories - at 30 minute intervals from midnight to 6am . By then breakfast...

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Uniquely You

Uniquely You

I wanted a simple, non-fussy layout to better show off this photo, which I particularly like. I decided that the best way to bring a little interest to a very simple page was by varying the texts I used. Perfect opportunity to play with my Sizzix alphabet...

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Paperplay Challenge 09 - Week 20

Paperplay Challenge 09 - Week 20

The challenge over at Paperplay Challenges is to create a card using this sketch: I dug out what's left of my Basc Grey 'Phoebe' paper, a stamp from La CDE, and made this little card: Bazzill pink cardstock, Basis Grey "Phoebe" pp, some glass half beads,...

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Beautiful

Beautiful

Not to be outdone by baby brother, my older two children spoiled me with this gorgeous bouquet. Mothers are just made for Mother's Day, eh?

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Too cute for Words

Too cute for Words

I'm not thrilled with the result, but as I can't see just what to do to improve the layout I'll leave it as is for now (once again). Based on Scrapdebo's sketch on La Compagnie du Tampon, which I flipped from left to right: I created this layout: All...

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