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Wax Seals - Practice Makes Perfect

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Wax Seals - Practice Makes Perfect

Wax Seals are a really lovely and budget friendly way to add gorgeous details to stationery and gifts.  But they can also seem a bit daunting, and it’s true that they're perhaps a little trickier and more time-taking than some tutorials make out.  It's not that they're hard to do, just that you do need to practice and be patient when doing them.  While I can’t advise on speeding up the process, or on improving patience, I can certainly help with making sure your preparation is on point so you’re ready to go when your wax, seal stamp and other...

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Stamping on Fabric

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Stamping on Fabric

Stamping on to fabric produces a really great effect and is a great way of adding a personal touch and a bit of detail to something that might otherwise seem plain.  It’s also a lot of fun to do. But what sort of things can you make? The possibilities are endless but here’s a few ideas: Tableware – you could brighten up a table cloth, linen placemats, napkins or even make some napkin rings. (At for Christmas you could even make reuseable crackers!) Wrapping paper – inspired by the Japanese Furoshiki, reuseable fabric wrapping paper is becoming increasingly popular. Summer...

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Planning With Stamps

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Planning With Stamps

If one of your intentions for this year is to be more organised or more thoughtful about looking after yourself and/or your business, then one great way of doing that on your own terms is by tailoring a planner to suit you.  Bullet Journaling is a trendy term for one approach, but more generally adapting a journal/notebook to becoming a planner for you is great fun and can be a really effective tool too.

And guess what can help you make those planner pages look and function beautifully for you. Yup, stamps (obviously!)!  And to give you a few ideas and help you out here are some tips!

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Creating Wax Seals With Leaves And Flowers

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Creating Wax Seals With Leaves And Flowers

Creating wax seals with leaves and flowers DIY post for inspiration for your mail art or wedding invitations.

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DIY Watercolour Business Cards

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DIY Watercolour Business Cards

Learn how to make your own hand stamped watercolour business cards!

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