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The Final Ones!

Here are the last of the cards and because I wanted quick ones, I went for my old favourite of the Altenew butterfly with the watercolour effect.  Again, different sentiments were added.

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Batchmaking Part III!

Here are the penultimate cards from last weekend.  This time I used a technique demonstrated a year or so ago which allows you to make two slightly different cards at the same time.  I used a Tattered Lace dragonfly die to stencil through for one card and then used the actual die cut for the second one.  Add different sentiments and you have a few cards made in little or no time at all.

Batchmaking Part II

Here are the next set of cards I made.  When I first made the original new home card, I painted the whole sheet of chipboard shapes in one go, that way I only got covered in paint just the once!

I used different sized cards and different sentiments - these were from Wonky Tonk and thought they were ideal to go with the quirky houses.

Batchmaking Part I

I have now finished photographing all the cards I made last weekend (nearly 30 in total!) so thought I would share how I batchmake.  I showed a card last week with was very simple and quick to make and this is an ideal card to change slightly with colour and wording to enable me to build up a supply of finished cards.  So here we go, there are quite a few of them I'm afraid and more to come!

Simple "With Love"

Today I'm showing another card I made recently which I had seen demonstrated by Lydia of Altenew.  I loved the simplicity of the card but didn't have the stamps in question so improvised and found a heart stamp from Inky Doodles and chose some colours from the Distress Oxides.

I found a sentiment which matched the image and heat embossed it onto black card.  Unlike Lydia's card, I didn't want the sentiment placed through the hearts as it blocked out most the image (my hearts must have been a lot smaller!), so placed it underneath.

More Free Hugs!

I really loved using these stamps and dies from Sizzix so here's a few more variations of cards with them...

Free Hugs

I had a very productive weekend and managed to complete over thirty cards! So, this is the first - I saw this card demonstrated on TV at the weekend by the very talented Pete Hughes of Sizzix.  I loved the card he made and seeing as I already had the products, I gave it a go and this is the end result...