Wishes on Wings Fold Back Card

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Materials Used

  • Hunkydory’s Wishes on Wings card kit (Free as this month’s club member’s gift get it here)
  • Silver cardstock
  • Craft Knife
  • Doublesided tape
  • Silver adhesive gems
  • Cream ribbon
  • Butterfly dies (free in issue 167 of Cardmaking & Papercraft)
  • Tattered Lace corner die (I received this free as part of a promotion, so no name)
  • Foam pads

Little Hoots Centre Stepper Card

I made this card for my Mum’s birthday from my children. Owls are my favourite birds.

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Materials Used

  • A4 white 300gsm cardstock made into a centre stepper blank (see how here)
  • Hunkydory’s Little Hoots card kit ( free in Crafting with…Hunkydory Issue 31)
  • Double sided tape
  • Foam pads
  • Adhesive pearls
  • Pink ribbon
  • Stickles Stardust
  • Craft Knife
  • Ruler

Fairy Blossoms Easel Card

I made this card for my Mum’s birthday. She loved it, thanks mum, I’m so pleased you like it.

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Materials Used

  • A4 White 300gsm card
  • Hunkydory Fairy Blossom topper kit (can be bought alone or as part of their Perfect Pricesses kit)
  • Double sided tape
  • Silver adhesive gems
  • Silver cardstock
  • Silver peel offs
  • Butterfly dies (I used the free set in issue 167 Cardmaking & Papercraft)

The Only Rule About Food Club is You Don’t Talk About Food Club.

£3.75! That’s all I paid for this lot plus a bottle of Evian water that I glugged, one because it was only 25p and two, because it was ONLY 25p!

 

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How did I get this lot for a measly £3.75?

No they’re not passed their “Best Before Date”. No they’re not bashed or broken and no there were no coupons involved.

I got this lot at a local food club. Now this is not to be confused with a food bank which is there for when people are really struggling, I know because I’ve been there a few years ago.

Anyway I digress. The local food club (Withernsea, East Riding of Yorkshire) is open to EVERYONE there are no restrictions on who can use this wonderful service. When you make your first visit you are required to fill out a form with your details, you are then given a number which relates to your household and talked through how it all works.

The food club is donated food from different places which is then priced up (at heavily reduced prices) based on a points system. 1 point = 25p you are handed a slip and proceed to complete your shopping, upon completion your points are totalled up. You then head through to the lovely gent sat with the cash box and pay, then return to the lovely ladies who have bagged up your goodies show them your slip again then head off home.

The cereals are all 2points each. 50p for Special K! That is just amazing. I was gobsmacked. The food on offer is brilliant and is mostly branded goods. I even saw Heinz soup in there. My favourites have to be the cereal and the toddler snacks.

All of the people involved are volunteers and they are so friendly, they helped this stressed out mum when her baby was screaming partly becasue she saw food and partly becasue she has a chest infection.

The best part is that ALL the profits made are then forwarded to a wonderful charity that aids ex-service men and women, how awesome is that?

I will be returning to this place and I urge others to do so.

FREE JEWELLERY!

I have just discovered this AWESOME website called The Jewellery Bank and they have a shed load of FREE jewellery. You just have to choose what you like add it to your basket and pay delivery, either £4.99 for standard or £7.99 for tracked and signed.

There is something for everyone and all occasions. Necklaces, watches, scarves, wallets, earrings, bracelets, charms, keyrings and manicure sets.

It’s mostly silver and cubic zirconia and it’s one item, per customer, per transaction but with savings of up to £49.99 for as little as a fiver delivery how can you go wrong??

Just click here and it will take you straight through to the Free Deals section!

That’s Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, bridesmaid jewellery and more sorted!!!!