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Here I am with my own blog!

I have been wanting a platform to post my creative journey - even though I am well into it now, there is always something new out there I want to try.

My latest is to join Stampin' Up.  I love how designs come together so easily and the finished article is so professional.  This means building my stash (oops, more shopping!!) so I can produce some of the amazing work I see out there from my fellow crafty group called the Crazy Crafters.

I'm getting to know the products and what I can do with them.  I'm also trying to just use Stampin' Up products on Stampin' Up projects - makes me disciplined but as it all co-ordinates so beautifully, it should be fun!

Here are some of my recent attempts using just a few Stampin' Up stamp sets that I currently own.

The beautiful lady, looking all carefree in her yellow dress and the stylish "woman in a red dress" are from a set called Beautiful You.  So well named!

Sunshine sayings seemed just the right set to make a card for my Mum who is not doing so well, so I wanted her to know that I was sending her Love and hugs,  adding a flower in her favourite colour.  It's hard when you are not in the same city/country and someone in your family is doing poorly.

Tonight I am working on a little set, that, so far, looks very cute.

I'll be sure to post once I'm done.


  1. I love these cards, can't wait to see more of your beautiful creations Shirley...


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