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Homemade cards for March!

I am trying to make homemade cards this year for my family using supplies I already have. Mothers day is the 10 March and I am seeing my Mum before then so I have already made her this card. I am using a technique I learned many years ago and had virtually forgotten. It is called tea bag or iris folding.

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I used an old magazine from Craft Creations to help me with this as I couldn’t make head nor tail of my own written instructions. The moral of this tale being use your craft stash whilst you know what you are doing! I hope she likes it.

And also in March Master H will be 5. He likes football,wrestling, teddies and clothes! So here is his card.

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I am pretty pleased with this one. The backing paper is mulberry paper, then wrapping paper and then a homemade scarf- 6 stitches wide in K1,P1 rib to the desired length.

So now it is into those Easter cards!

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Homemade cards for February

Homemade cards and gifts to my mind are the best. Over time I have amassed quite a lot of card making paraphernalia! I have challenged myself this year to making cards from materials I have already. Kicking off with Valentines Day, here is my card for you know who..

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And Master T will be Two soon. He loves Owls, tractors and Peter Rabbit.

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Sorry a bit blurry! Last year I sourced a series of Beatrix Potter postcards, which I have made into some cards.

Next month is Mother’s Day and Master H’s birthday. Can’t wait to get started on them!

Comments always welcome and I would love to hear if anyone has made a Valentine’s card this year.

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