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pop up butterflies - an idea from Doda

You have to bear a few things in mind when making a card for my almost 8 year old. There must be pink, love hearts, jewels and butterflies in it. I've done my best to meet her critical criteria here. On the front of the card I've used a die from one of Tonic's pop up die sets. I've also used the vine square base from the tea party set and the layering butterflies dies. On the inside, there is a...
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Tick Tock. A paper clock ? - it must be time for Tonic

Something a little different from me this time - all made with Tonic's gorgeous dies.

The clock base has been cut with the outer die from the square vine indulgence set. The dial of the clock is cut with a die from the bow rings die set. The butterflies are all from the lovely new Butterflies and blooms set currently featuring on Create and Craft TV.

The wonderful thing about Tonics dies is you get...
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Welcome to Autumn!

Oh, I just love Autumn! I know that the Summer is fab, but Autumn is my favourite season and to celebrate, here's an Autumnal Men's Birthday Card that I'll hope you'll enjoy (especially if you're all a bit Christmas'd out after last week's massively successful 4-day-aka-1.5day deal!). 

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Elegant Vine Square Die Se, Gothic Border, Tim Holtz Paper DistresserGrand...
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Elegant Dress

Gosh, I'm late with my post today.  Do you sometimes have an idea in your head but have to do a lot of fiddling around before it comes to fruition?  

I wanted to use this specific dress stamp (apologies, another dress card from me, I have a bit of a fixation on dresses as you may have gathered!).  I also wanted to create an ethereal feel with pink vellum using my Elegant Vine Square Die Set.

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Elegant Vine Square Die Set with Bauble Tag Die & Antique Frame

Santa's been very busy at Tonic Studios Towers with some fantastic new die sets. For my card to coincide with their launch on Ideal World/Create&Craft, I've used the new Elegant Vine Square Die Set, the Bauble Tag Die and the Antique Frame Tag Die.  

Card Recipe:
Tools: Tonic Studios Elegant Vine Square Die Se, Bauble Tag Die, Antique Frame Tag Die,  Grand Calibur
Stamps:Joanna Sheen House Mouse,...
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