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Make envelopes from craft paper

Today I’m going to show you a very quick make, using my printable craft paper to make envelopes. It’s so easy and results in some bright fun envelopes for posting cards and letters, organisation or storage. Here goes…

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make a paper flower out of old receipts

Make a paper flower from old receipts

Make a paper flower from old receipts

I end up with lots of useless receipts, for things like some shower gel I bought in 2002, or a proof of postage for a card I sent 5 years ago. Most of the time these end up shredded in the bin, or recycling, but this week after finding more of the things I thought I’d create something with them. I came up with the idea of a paper flower, having seen lots of tutorials for allsorts of papery flowery delights on Pinterest lately.

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Making blackcurrant jam

If you read my post from Monday you’ll know I spent the weekend (well not the whole weekend) making blackcurrant jam. It was a delicious process because it looks so attractive with beautiful colours and textures, not to mention the sweet, fruity smell. Unsurprisingly I felt I needed to take some photos along the way to share on my blog.

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