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Handmade Card Simple Giraffe

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I totally forgot about this digital stamp, it was a lovely surprise when I found it. I had planned to leave it as a very plain CAS card but I stupidly left it on the table and someone stood a drink on the white card, so he had to be die cut out.



There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner
Cardmaking Supplies Digital Stamp from Rachelle Anne Miller Animal Print Ribbon from a Lindt Easter Egg Orange, grey and beige paper Torn Rectangle Nesting Die Embossing Powder in Bronze from Papercraft Society June Box Embossing Ink The Great Outdoors Stamp Set by Hunkydory from Creative Magazine Issue 82 Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
Cardmaking Tutorial
The giraffeimage was cut with the medium nesting die

The ribbon was glued to the edge of the card base


The coloured papers were cut with the remaining dies and glued in the arrangement below

A bow was glued in the top left corner

Two further pieces of coloured paper were die cut to act as an insert and the happy birthday sentiment was heat embo…

Sweet Treats

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This simple card uses The Sweet Favourite Stamp Set by Daisy Mae Designs. I really love the details on the sweet jars on the shelf. It makes me think of Beamish (an open air museum in the North of England telling the story of life in the region from 1820 right through to the 1950's) and days out with family and friends. Which is just what we need at the moment 

Polkadoodles Bunnita Card

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My daughter got a jelly cat bunny the day she was born from a friend of my brother. The jelly cat bunny is affectionately known as Bun. Bun has travelled everywhere Martha has. He has camped, been to Eurodisney, down a coal mine you get the drift. Martha loves every inch of Bun's ever thinning fibres.

Embossing and Negative Dies

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Having the kids at home and trying to home school, work and have some form of family life is an interesting concept at the moment. I am running out of ideas to keep them entertained while trying to limit to some extent the amount of screen time they have. 

Spring Clean

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I love cute animal cards but never thought I would describe a frog as cute!!! However the Daisy Mae Design Spring Clean stamp is an exception to that rule.
This cute little guy looks like he is throughly enjoying his scrub in the bucket and as such it needed a plain and simple card to allow the stamp to do the talking.

Distress Ink Background Card

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The stamp in this card was one of my bargain finds, a few weeks ago and I love the vibrant flowers in the cart. It reminded me of marigolds which got my little mind working and reminded me of the dried marigold distress ink I have in my stash.
I wanted to create a background that complimented the flower colours but which did not deter your view point from the stamped image as I wanted that to remain the focal point.

Up, Up and Away Easy Fun Twisted Gatefold Card

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This is a super easy card to make. I used the Daisy Mae Design Hot Air Ballon Stamp. This was one of my bargains from last week

I have had this gorgeous cloud paper for a little while now and feel this has given it the justice it deserves. It was a free download paper and Mr Printables Mr Printables Website is well worth a look, there are a lot of lovely prints.

Vintage Afternoon Tea - Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Spring Summer 2020

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A clean and simple, dainty afternoon tea. It shouts vintage shabby chic and I love its simplicity 

A Vibrant Fun Fold Card

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I feel like I am getting braver with distress inks and it is starting to show, I love the vibrancy of this card.

It feels really summery to me and reminds me of a red hot sunset and marigolds. Not sure why the marigolds maybe it is the orangey red.

Happiness is Coffee, Tea & Friends

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Another coffee themed entry for the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Spring/Summer 2020. The full details are on their website

Day 2 Coffee Lovers Blog Hop Spring/Summer 2020

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This is my second card for the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop. Today I chose to use a fun fold card that is clean and simple.

Torn Rectangle Card

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Hello and welcome. This tutorial will take you through a step by step guide on how to make a Torn Rectangle Card.  This is one of my favourite cards for if you are in a rush as it is really easy and quick.

Fun Fold Card

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A super cute and easy fun fold card, This has a teachers theme but can be adapted to whatever you wish

Full video tutorial available here Mrs H's Crafty Corner You Tube Channel
You Will Need 1 piece of card stock 11 3/4 Inch x 5 1/2 Inch 2 panels of patterned paper 1 1/2 inch x 5 Inch 1 piece of plain paper 5 Inch x 3.5 Inch 1 piece of patterned paper 5 Inch x 3.5 Inch Scoring tool Glue/ double sided tape Paper trimmer Ruler
Embellishments of your choice
I Used
Torn Edge Nesting Dies  Big Shot A class Act Stamp and Die set by Clearly Besotted  Hunkydory Score Board  Spectrum Noir Tri-blend Markers Papermania Embossing powder (In Superfine Silver) 

Instructions 
Begin by cutting your card stock to 11 3/4 Inch by 5 1/2 Inch
Score at 2, 4, 8, and 10 Inch along the length 
Place a tiny mark at 6 Inch on both edges and using your ruler score from the middle point of the middle column to the corner of the first score mark (see picture below) Trim 1/4 off the 1st panel
Fold the original 4 score lines, the verti…

Easy Unicorn Greeting Card Tutorial

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A quick and super easy card to make. The pastel colours work lovely with the mystical persona of the unicorn.