Concertina Card

DIY concertina birthday card

My oldest and one of my loveliest friends, Esther, celebrated her birthday last week so I wanted to make her an extra-special card. I thought the idea of a little package as a card would make a nice surprise in the post. Here’s a little how-to video on how to make it, and the full instructions are below.

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Summer Scrapbooking with Paperchase

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 We’re really excited to share with you our latest project for Paperchase. We made a scrapbook of our summer fun by the sea and created a little video tutorial on how to do it.  The tutorial includes tips on styling, image selection and embellishments. To see our full tutorial visit the Paperchase blog.

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Kids Activity: Father’s Day Cards

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There’s still time for your little ones to show how much your they love their dads with a homemade Father’s Day card. These four quick cards are all really easy for children to make with a few basic craft supplies. Visit Hobbycraft for the full tutorial, where you can also find our tutorial to make a clay tablet stand for the gadget-loving dad (homemade card AND present?! Lucky daddy!).

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Kids Project: 4 Simple Mother’s Day Cards

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Hooray, its nearly Mother’s Day! We might get a lie in (8.15?) and everything. If your kids are looking for some easy card ideas (hint hint), why not see if they would like to make one of these super simple cards. Each one is suitable for beginners and take about an hour to complete. For the full tutorial with video, head over to our post on Hobbycraft.

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Shrink Plastic Valentines Card: A Nap Time Craft

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Valentines day is peeking its ugly (sorry, beautiful…) head around the corner once more. The time when we’re forced against our will to be romantic, bleurgh. Okay, so I’m not the biggest fan. But I just bought some shrink plastic and I had an idea for a card so I thought I would suck it up and make a nice card for Mr Button.

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