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pollypurplehorse
England, UK
I love making cards for family and friends and also just because...... :-D
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Wow this collection features such wonderful vibrant colours and designs, can't wait to get my hands on it :)
Graphic 45 have to be the most inspirational products ever. Love all the collections and seeing the great projects that have been created with them. Would love to win this wonderful prize :)
Toggle Commented Apr 22, 2013 on Curiously Creative Layouts at Graphic 45®
I just picked up the latest copy of Debbi Moore Designs' Inspiration magazine (issue 11) and saw this card featured in the Inspirational Gallery. What a lovely surprise, can't wait to tell mum :)
Toggle Commented Oct 31, 2012 on Mums Birthday Card at pollypurplehorse's blog
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I really wanted to experiment with some gilding flakes and some oriental themed stamps and also some washi papers, so Mum’s birthday card seemed the ideal time to have a play with some craft goodies. Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2012 at pollypurplehorse's blog
I've been twitterpated!! You can now follow me on Twitter!! https://twitter.com/#!/polly_purple Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
Hello!! sorry if my Blog is feeling a bit neglected, I have been quite busy making things, and getting my Folksy store and facebook page up and running And If you wish to check out my facebook page, here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Pollypurplehorse/153703224697978 Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
Another first for me, I have joined in with the June Bugs monthly listing club!! we all try to list an item each day and post about it and help support each other, hopefully this will help achieve sales for all of us :-) And already i have seen some really gorgeous items listed, far too many to list individually, but head on over to Folksy to check out all the goodies!! http://forums.folksy.com/forums/6/topics/294637 **edit** looks like my listing for today, has been featured on a Blog already, thank you!! http://tales-trainee-teacher.blogspot.com/2011/06/venturing-into-june-bugs.html?showComment=1306943710602#c2520624404225685220 Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
Ohhh how lovely to see that the Robot Dad card has been featured on another fab blog!! Clover Jewels - New Beginnings It is a feature to spotlight some Folksy Stores that have less than 5 sales so far, and there are some really nice items featured from some very... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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I designed and handcrafted a Robot Dad easel card that would be suitable for either Father's Day or Dad's Birthday, using one of the chipboard robot and cog elements from the 'Lil Robots' range by 'My Minds Eye' I also used some embossed silver mirri card and a real metal... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
What a nice surprise to find out one of my Gorjuss Girl Easel Cards is being featured on a Blog this morning!! http://myblogfinallymadeit.blogspot.com/2011/05/random-saturday-handmade-folksy.html#links This is a great Blog 'Uniquely Yours' and has lots and lots of really interesting items, you can while away a few hours just looking at all... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Well there's a first time for everything as they say, and today i finally got around to putting a card in my Folksy Store!! Totally new to this, but hopefully my little Gorjuss Girl won't be lonely for long. I decided one of the little Gorjuss Girl mini easel cards... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Mum and Dad's Wedding Anniversary is coming up and I wanted to make them something a little different to the usual cards. I know they quite like the Art Deco theme and I had some papers and images from Debbi Moore Designs that I thought might be suitable but didn't... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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I loved the Vintage Rose papers from Craftwork Cards and thought they would go very well for Mother's Day cards. I had an idea to try pinwheel flowers, I've seen them a few times and they always look really good, so thought I'd have a go myself and combined it... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
Yes it's been a long time since I blogged Lots of things have been going on in my life and being made redundant after 26 years and being ill sort of made me lose my creativity I'm only just starting to feel able to maybe craft again and so hopefully... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2011 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Oh dear!! I fear I have the most terrible camera skills in the world!! Which is such a shame as it means I can’t do justice to one of my latest creations…… I saw over at Craftwork Cards that they have a Sketch challenge and immediately thought that would be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Saw the gorgeous Gorjuss range of decoupage packs and fell in love with them, I was having a hard time choosing which selection to go for, in the end I bought 3!! I thought I should have another attempt at making an Easel card and using my favourite Purple, and... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Time to try out another stamp from the Sugar Nellie Lucky Bag, this time it is 'Peek a Bunny' and I needed some inspiration, so found a great sketch challenge over at caardvarks (May Challenge) This time I stamped, coloured, shaded round the edge and cut out my image, mounting... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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It's Allsorts Challenge 1st Birthday and they are having a Blog Hop, so here's a birthday card!! Purple is my favourite colour, although i try and not make too many cards in it these days, however I couldn't resist the combination of Purple and Lime, especially when teamed with a... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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I recently bought one of the Lucky Bag stamp sets from Funky Kits and was very pleased with the stamps!! 4 beautiful character stamps and 4 small accessory ones I particularly liked this one, isn't she cute!! 'Catch a falling star....' I copied the sketch from Allsorts Challenge and got... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
Thank you all :-) and also to Pauline the shapes are one of the new-ish Eastern themed Nellie Snellen die sets, and as for signing in, I'm so new to this Blogging that it is all very confusing to me and I don't use twitter, etc either, I sometimes struggle with Mr Linky too :-D
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I love the Penny Black Hedgehogs and decided to try out another image from the T for transparent 'wonderful' set, wasn't sure how to use it in a layout, but I saw the Penny Black Saturday Challenge had a sketch to try this week which gave me some inspiration. I... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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So I spotted a Challenge to make an Easel Card over at Daring Cardmakers and I could combine it with the challenge over at Charisma Cardz too, although I had seen quite a few of these cards lately, I hadn't actually attempted one yet So here's my first attempt, I... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Just recently bought my first ever Penny Black stamps, I couldn't resist the T for transparent 'Wonderful' stamps set. I think the images are very versatile, suitable for lots of different occasions!! So the first image I thought I would test out on the new Smooth cardstock from Craftwork Cards... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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Been a little while since I posted, my Camera has not been operational!! Anyway, I had some free Bonus papers from a magazine laying around and decided to have a little play with them They immediately spoke 'Japanese' to me, and so I made a card in my usual manner,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog
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I needed to make a little bunny Easter card for my niece, I had a cute bunny stamp that came free with a recent magazine and thought it was such a simple clean yet cute design that would be just right for my little niece The only problem was that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at pollypurplehorse's blog