I usually send handmade happy mail out every now and again; to friends and family. A little something sweet through the letterbox is fun to both send and receive! I had a chilled evening recently and decided to make a whole bunch of cards, so I had some ready!
I’ve had one particular matching set of card blanks for a while now. I love the cute patterns and colours, as well as the style of the open front ones! This week I spent one evening choosing various coordinating toppers, to make around 25 handmade cards!
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There are a few significant people who get a mention here on the blog, every now and again. But I thought I’d take the opportunity; to share some fun posts and photos from the archive all about family and friends!
We’re on day 6 of the April A-Z Challenge, and I’m sharing a retrospective; or look back at The Craft Room and Beyond. Sharing some historic content you may have missed, or might want to check out!!
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Shock twist for those expecting craft for C! We’re on Day 3 of the April A-Z Challenge, and I thought I’d share a little snippet of a household pastime! Stu definitely got me into cars; (I don’t even drive!) and now I think we can safely say I’m about as crazy for cars as he is; though in a different way!
As I revealed previously; this month I am sharing a retrospective; or look back, on The Craft Room and Beyond! Beginning with A all the way to Z. Sharing fun content past and more recent, as part of the blogging from A-Z Challenge.
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So we’ve made it through the first month of 2021; with just one weekend to go. it’s been a great month of creating and I though I’d do a bit of a round up of a very crafty January!
I’m feeling fairly positive about how the month has gone, and have achieved several of my goals (not all of them, but it’s looking good for productivity), so I’m calling it a win! With that in mind; I’m more than ready to head into a positive and productive February!
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It seems like far too recently I was posting Christmas content! This year, has without a doubt been one of the strangest! But here we are bringing some shine and festivity to the end of the year; with 12 Days of Christmas 2020!
I’d go out on a limb and say this might be the last one of these for a while, but you never know what’s going to happen in a year! After all, this blog is almost one year old now, and somehow I’m now self-hosted, and things are very different , but also somehow the same. And if you know me at all; you know I LOVE Christmas!
Most of these “Day 1 of blogmas” posts start with a plan…
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Now that we’re into April, it’s all about getting ready for Easter! This is a great excuse for some cute craft projects; and I thought I’d try out some of the different things I could make with my Cricut Maker!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The following opinions and text are my own.
To begin I had a relaxed evening after work; and checked out the Design Space, and found so many cute Easter Crafts available!
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This time of year especially, it is nice to send a little note of thanks to certain people. I thought I’d share some fun creative Thank You card ideas in this post. Of course I make all of my cards, but even if this is not the usual, it can be a nice personal touch to thank somebody for a gift.
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As in my previous card making post as part of Blogmas, I will make and share four different cards to fit the theme. Today I’m sharing some more traditional Christmas cards.
These are produced using a variety of methods; just to show how versatile it can be, making your own cards.
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I’ve created handmade cards for so long, but I don’t really share them on the blog anymore! I thought I’d take this opportunity in a fairly quiet month, to look back at some of my favourite makes!
I keep planning on sharing, my cards nowadays, and then don’t! So in the meantime, I’m digging out some pics of old handmade cards, so excuse the weird cropping and bad lighting…
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I love, Happy Mail, is there anything better than getting “fun” post?
There’s something great about hearing the letter box and seeing more than junk mail and bills, and so over the last few months I’ve been trying to do the same thing.
I thought I’d take this chance to talk about what Happy Mail is, and how you can get involved!
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