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Rocking Horse Poo

For a number of weeks I have been trying to get hold of the Sizzix Pop n Cuts base die set. OMG! it was like trying to find gold plated rocking horse poo, was I really trying to buy something at exactly the same time as all other UK crafters. I know these have been around for a while but suddenly when I want one there was not one to be found. Then finally I got one. I ordered it from Cutting Edge Crafts and in less that 24 hours it was in my sticky little fingers. A++++ to them for super fast dispatch and delivery. In my excitement at fining one In stock I forgot to order any of the other shaped inserts, so for the time being its the standard set, but believe me I'm happy with what I have. 
here is a card that started this NEED to have the die set, my friend Lesley let me play with her die and different inserts, therefore opening a world of ideas. She also let me have some if her lovely Lili of the Valley images to decorate it. I now want to use it for a scrap book page, watch this space.


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Over the last few years sources one of my favourite sources of inspiration and a 'go to' for getting your creativity going again has become Pinterest. I think I use it almost as much as google. I recently saw this layout and knew I wanted to lift it. Here is the result

I loved its simplicity and I was able to use a photo that is almost 30 years old. See those scrabble type tiles, Ive had them years and was happy I could use some on here.