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Serious cards

Beautiful papers from Craftwork Cards Antiqued and Chinoiserie pads were used to make some serious cards for ‘thinking of you’ messages

I used the scan n cut to create a decoupage effect with the water lilies (very impressed with the direct cut feature now I have tried it) and the trellis strip (a border from the pattern library) 24 more words


Time for a couple more cards...

I saw an idea for a Star card a while ago in Crafts Beautiful magazine and have been meaning to make some like this for a while. 66 more words


Casa das Pedras Parideiras collection!

Orders/more info: isabelfreire.art.craft@gmail.com


DIY envelopes

 A simple way to make envelopes, particularly useful for large items or flat presents

measure the item you want to insert diagonally from one corner to another, say six inches.   123 more words


Jigsaw greetings

A stamped image was cut into jigsaw pieces using a downloaded svg file

I mounted a border to the jigsaw on a backing card and made an envelope for the mount and smaller one for the jigsaw pieces (separate post on that)


Creative Copying

Sometimes I am very inspired and know EXACTLY what I want to do, craft-wise.  Other times, I am clueless and spend ages just mucking about, not knowing what I want to do, and feeling rotten about it.   429 more words

Some finished things

This is a catch up post. Sometimes I’d rather spend my time crafting than writing and recently I’ve become hooked on Instagram (love_lucie) , finding it so quick to post and watch others’ daily updates. 264 more words