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Today's my birthday

It's my birthday today and I've spent it tidying up my craft room, which has made me very happy. Of course it's taken me most of the day because I've been playing as well as tidying. A while ago I got this stamp from Stampin Up and haven't done anything with it, I also have some Copics that I've been trying to get to grips with. I need to buy the full set of Copics I've only got half at the moment, I also used my lovely new toy my Cricut machine. This is what I came up with.

I've had some lovely birthday cards, here are the two hand crafted cards that I got, the first one was from Lynda.
The next one was from my friend Val and her daughter Rachael.
I'm being taken out for tea tonight by my best friend, so with a lovely tidy craft room, a satisfied feeling that I'm getting used to both the Copics and my Cricut and being treated to a lovely meal, the only thing left is to round the evening off by lying on the settee and watching Big Brother.

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Lynda said…
Hope you had a lovely day Kathy. Love what you did with the flower stamp and I adore that die cut greeting. See you soon!
Love Lynda xxx

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