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a few of my recent cards

Discussion in 'Arts, Crafts & Scrapbooking' started by mumof2, Apr 12, 2009.

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    thank you Donna, Siobhan and Johnie - only just seen you replies! :hug2:

    have you posted your designs yet Diane - i'd better go and have a look!
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    Wow! They are lovely, I wished I could afford to make them.
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    aww thank you! i know what you mean, i started off with a few bits and pieces but it gets a bit addictive - i have to be very strict with myself or i'd just end up spending a fortune.....i already spend more than DH realises, but we won't tell him that!

    I have managed to get a few pounds back from them being sold in one of my local shops, but it's nowhere near a profit!

    Lots of shops sell less expensive products I've found, and if you are careful with what you buy it doesn't have to be really expensive.
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    Glue and feathers..... I couldn't help but get in a right mess with those... I can see it now :(
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    mmmm, best you stick to your crayons then love :yes:
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    The cards are lovely :hug2: I wish I could do things like that :shrug:

    Card making and scrapbooking are things I have never really done, I did think about it as a way of having a hobby/job from home but I just wouldn't know what to charge.

    Now if it was a cake that would be different :lol: but then I never used to know what to charge for the cakes either :lol: :lol:
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    Wow, your cards are beautiful, I know you said you sell them in a shop, have you tried Ebay - I make and sell card toppers and have sold hundreds on it and achieved some really good prices too! I did have to laugh at you spending more than DH realises - I have tons of stuff that he thinks arrived with the fairies :sorry:

    Mandy, it doesn't have to be expensive, I love to make toppers for my cards out of tiny seed beads and they cost just peanuts to make and are really easy to do, it's very therapeutic too :wave:
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    thanks Wendy! I'd love to be able to make really good cakes....I'm a bit hit and miss with those!


    Thank you! I've often looked at toppers on ebay - wonder if I've seen any of yours!

    Trouble is I've bought a few bits off Create and Craft recently - he's seen the credit card bill - whoops!



    Mandy, really - give it a try. You can get card making/craft magazines that come with bits and pieces to get you started. :yes:
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    Could you post a picture of your "toppers"? I'm trying to envision what they could be, but I'm not sure I know what you are talking about.
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    They are fab, I love the sparkly red dress one the best.
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    me too! thanks.
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    I've uploaded a few into my albums "new villa pics" as I didn't know where else to put them!! and posted a few here (hopefully :unsure:) It should give you a good idea, basically you can make something for any occasion! Hope

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    inspired by Donna I made this card - it's one for the curvy lady! :yes:

    oops! the pics didn't load.....just going to put it right!


    here they are!

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    wowee - your toppers are gorgeous! :yes:
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    Oh, I love the card!!! How gorgeous! The sparkly paper really sets it off.

    And the toppers are great! With my eyes, I probably wouldn't make it past the threading the needle part, tho... LOL
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    Thank you, I love the dress card - if only I had a figure like that, seriously though, it's beautiful :thumbsup:
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    thanks ladies! i have a figure a little like that - it's wide on the bottom which then carries on up! :lol:
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    There are 2 driving ones! Which one? I can't pick!! I'm about as artistic as a tree stump so I am reallly impressed.
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    aww thanks.

    a tree stump - LOL!!
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    I think I might have ago as I do like anything like that and with all this time on my hands at the moment I could do with trying to do something.

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