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Sneak Peek Two - NEW Tonic Studios Shadow Box Creation Die Set - In the Past Frames - Mandy

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I'm back with another Sneak Peek of the NEW Tonic Studios Shadowbox Creations Dies Set - it is so versatile.  You create cards, frames, boxes and draws to mention a handful.
Today I am sharing my In the Past Frames - this project is ideal for a really special Mother's Day or birthday project and it is so easy to make with this set of dies as you have everything you need to add...
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Mosaic Jewel Drops with Tonic Studios Nuvo Jewel Drops - Mandy Taylor

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Today I have been playing with Tonic Studios Nuvo Jewel Drops.

The Design Team have made some inspirational projects for you to drool over so check them out on Tonic's Pinterest account. You will love them. 

So here is my card for this afternoon an I hope you like it. I have used the Jewel Drops to create a mosaic effect background for you. So let's get started! 

What I Did

First I took a...
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NEW Autumn Die Collection from Tonic Studios - Stunning! - Mandy

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Sorry it’s been a while since blogging last but we have been experiencing problems with Blogger! But we are now back in the room and raring to catch up with some lovely projects starting with Tonic Studios NEW Autumn Die Collection and Embossing Folders.

As usual they have come up trumps with this oh so usable Autumn Die Collection. Each die is individually fabulous but use them...
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Home Rococo – New Home Keys from Tonic Studios - Mandy

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A quick post for you today. I am sharing another card I made for Tonic Studios 4 DD over on Create and Craft showcasing the wonderful NEW Home Rococo Dies.

Here is my offering for you and I hope you like it :)

What I Did
Create a 7" x 7" card blank using dark brown card.
Cut a piece of patterned paper to 6 3/4" x 6 3/4". Use Vintage Photo Distress Ink around the edges. Glue on to front of...
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New Tonic Studio - Poppy Hideaway - Double Detail Die Set - Mandy

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Tonic have done it again with their new release of the Double Detail Die Sets but they have also gone and added a new set of glorious colours in their Nuvo range of the mousses. The new colours are fabulous and contain lovely pastel shades too.

So here is the first of my projects that I made for the POW shows over on Create and Craft this week. 

I hope you like it :)

What MJ Did

Taking a...
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Sew Pretty 2 - Bright Butterflies - Mandy

It's a gorgeous day here in sunny South Wales so I am hoping that you are having a dry day too!

Today I am sharing a card project that I made for Tonic Studios shows over on Create and Craft this week as part of their 4 Day Deal. 

I loved working with the last Sew Pretty collection so to have another set to expand on that Wow!

The new Sew Pretty sets are versatile and look fabulous no matter what you...
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Sew Pretty Silhouette Flap Card - Mandy Taylor

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MJ here with a card that I made for the Tonic Studios Craftinator on Create and Craft this week.

I wanted to show how versatile the new sets are and how they work beautifully with the basic layering square die set.

Here it is and I hope that you like it. :)

How I made the Flap Part of Card

  1. Cut a white piece of card to 5 5/8" x 5 5/8".
  2. Use the largest Pinhole die, tape in position and cut.
  3. Ne...
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NEW Cotswold Creative Storage Unit from Tonic Studios - Mandy

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MJ here with another fabulous NEW product from Tonic Studios. It is made from high quality MDF with a smooth finish. It is very simple to put together and then the fun begins!

Jodie will be launching them on Create and Craft at 3pm on Thursday 4th February. This is a fantastic way to store your Nuvo products and you get to decorate it however you want.

Today I am showcasing one of the...
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Miss You Already – Tonic Mini Decorative Dies and Stamps Sets - Mandy

                                     Hi Everyone

MJ here – hope you are all enjoying your weekend.  Tonight’s project is in Black, Grey and White for a timeless classic look.  I hope you like it.


What MJ Did
  1. Start with an 8” x 8” white card blank.
  2. Cut a piece of grey card to 7 7/8” x 7 7/8” square.  Glue to front of card.
  3. Cut a black piece of card to 7 7/8” x 7 7/8” square. Take the large die from the...
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