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Welcome to my Blog Positively papercraft! You can find so much Inspiration here, tutorials, tips, tricks and lots more. Please take a look around and you can head to the ‘contact me’ page if you need any help. Happy crafting!


  • A fun & easy idea!

    Hey everyone, Thank you for popping over to my blog to see today’s offerings. I am very happy with how my cards turned out and I think this may be another addiction! It’s so easy and you only need a couple of supplies. I hope you like it. How gorgeous are these? I love them.Continue…

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  • More addictive techniques to try!!

    Hi everyone, So last Sunday I did a tutorial on Youtube about a very addictive technique & I was so right!! I have seen so many people make card after card & they all say it’s so addictive! I also said in my tutorial that I had a few more ideas around the same technique.Continue…

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  • This is so addictive (and so easy)

    Hi everyone, Today I am back with a very easy but very addictive technique! I am sure you will make lots of cards using this technique. As I stated in my tutorial I came across this on a Facebook group called unbranded dies & inspiration. The card I saw was by a Lady called VickiContinue…

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  • Quick, easy & beautiful card ideas!

    Hey everyone, Thanks for popping over to my blog. Today I have some super easy but very beautiful Christmas card ideas. These turned out way better than I thought and I am pretty sure I will be making more. I hope you like them. I think these look great and as I said they areContinue…

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  • 10 easy, clean & simple cards!

    Hey everyone, Sorry I had no video last Sunday, I was just to busy with orders. I do have video today and I hope you enjoy it and gain some inspiration from it. I made 10 cards which i feel are quite clean and simple. They are so easy to make and I am thrilledContinue…

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  • Easy Light Box

    Hi everyone. I thought I would make another version of the light box I made last week. So many of you have made it and I have really enjoyed seeing all your different versions. This week I have made a simpler style but its so pretty, I hope you like it. I also made aContinue…

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  • Festive or Spooky!! Your choice

    Hey everyone, Today I have a stunning 3D project for you. I think you could use this for many things, I intended it to be a lantern/Lumiere but the Halloween version reminds me of a tombstone! You could easily fill it with treats. I hope you like it!! I am thrilled with the festive version,Continue…

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  • Pink to make the boys wink!

    Hey everyone, I promised last week would do a Pink Christmas today. I have to say this will not be my last Pink Christmas card! They turned out so beautiful. Pink is one of my favourite colours anyway but on Christmas cards it looks even better. I hope you agree. I made a 6 xContinue…

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  • White Christmas!

    Hey everyone ๐Ÿ˜‰ Last week we did a Black Christmas & I promised we would do a White Christmas this week. I will also do more White Christmas next week as I’ve not had much time. I wanted to do a few so we will continue next week. I am so happy with how today’sContinue…

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  • Black Christmas!

    Hey everyone! Sorry I have not been around for a while, It’s been a busy few weeks. Today I have some Black Christmas cards for you. I have never made them before and really wanted to try some. They turned out beautifully and I know for sure I will be making more of them! TheContinue…

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  • This is so cool!!

    Hi everyone, Today I have a very cool novelty gift box idea for you. I saw this online and it was by a boutique/business. A very fancy brand. I really wanted to try and create something similar with paper/card. I hope you like it. I think this would be perfect for Males and also anyoneContinue…

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  • Christmas Card Inspiration!

    Hey everyone, Today I have a really simple but very effective Christmas card for you. Its also a shaker card. I really need to make a start on my cards and I am sure you all do to! Over the coming weeks I have some lovely ideas for Christmas cards/projects so lot’s to look forwardContinue…

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  • Get more from your sentiment dies

    Hey everyone, Today I have 3 simple cards that are all created using some form of sentiment dies. I wanted to make them more of a focal point rather than just using as your ‘sentiment’. I hope you like them. You can use any sentiment dies you may already have for these cards. Have funContinue…

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  • This will ‘Bowl’ you over!

    Hey everyone, Today I have a really cool gift bowl that doesn’t need any dies or fancy tools! I used to have a die that made a bowl a couple of years ago but I think I sold it on. About 6 months ago a subscriber asked me if I could make something similar withoutContinue…

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  • Another Laminator Project!!

    Hi everyone, Today I have another paper and laminator video for you. I came across a project I made last year and thought it would be perfect for today’s tutorial. This was made for an educational Blog last year. It’s so sweet and very simple to make. As I explained in my video, my originalContinue…

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  • Hoarded Paper + a Laminator!!

    Het everyone, Today I am back with another way to use up some of that 12 x 12″ paper! I have been meaning to make a sentiment binder of some sort for a while now. I seem to spend to much time die cutting and searching for cardstock than actually crafting lol. When I getContinue…

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  • Time to tackle the 12 x 12’s

    Hey everyone, I promised last week that I would make a project with 12 x 12 paper pads. I have so many of them and a rough count totalled about 70+!!! I think I could decorate my whole house 3 x times over and still have some left. I chose to make some DL cards,Continue…

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  • Men’s card ideas!! Try this

    Hey everyone, Thank you for popping over to my Blog today. I think we all struggle with male cards! We always feel compelled to make cards that have Football or fishing themes etc. Today I want to encourage you to try something different. This will take you out of your comfort zone but I thinkContinue…

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  • Stop hoarding 6 x 6″ paper pads!!

    Hey everyone, I hope you are all well! Thank you for popping over to my blog today. I promised last week that I would do some more videos about using our paper pads. Today I have focused on 6×6″ pads. I am sure you all have tons of them! I had 5×5″ envelopes but knowContinue…

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  • Use those paper pads!!

    Hey everyone, Thank you for popping over to my Blog. Today I am going to encourage you to use some of those paper pads we all love but sadly hoard! I am determined to use mine and I have been asked loads of times if I can do some videos on using them up. IContinue…

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  • Wow embossing folder techniques

    Hey everyone, Today I have some beautiful embossing folder techniques for you. I was a little bit naughty the other day and bought a bit of crafty stash! I bought a few embossing folders and a stamp/die set. The cards I made today all feature my new goodies. I have to say these techniques wereContinue…

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  • Stretch your stash!

    Hey everyone, Today I am back with some stash stretching ideas lol (Try saying that when you have had a glass of wine!) If you are like me, you will have loads of crafty stash. You know I like to find ways of making it go further or just more ways to use what weContinue…

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  • Nail Polish Hack!

    Hey everyone, Today I have a cheap and easy crafty hack for you. This closely resembles alcohol Inks but is way cheaper! I am sure most of you have some nail polish lying around somewhere. The only other thing you need is water and some water colour card/glossy card/photo paper. Please make sure the roomContinue…

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  • One background die-loads of ways to use it!

    Hey everyone, I am back today with some cool ways you can use a background die. You will be able to apply these techniques to a similar background die you may have. I think they turned out pretty cool. I hope you agree. I hope you like what I created with my background die. GetContinue…

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  • Get your moneys worth!

    Hey everyone, Today I have some great ways you can use one stamp set. I am determined to use what I have and the stamp set I use today has never been used! You can use whatever stamp set you have and just incorporate the techniques into it. We don’t need to buy a newContinue…

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  • Get more from your dies!

    Hey everyone, Today I have a couple of great little tips on getting more from your dies. I focus on two background dies and getting more from them then just using them as ‘background’ dies. The first idea where I use my alphabet dies is my favourite! I think it looks so effective and givesContinue…

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  • Realistic Stained Glass Effect

    Hey everyone, Today I am doing a technique that I did a few years ago. I think this gives the most realistic stained glass effect on your cards. It’s simple to do but really gives the ‘wow’ factor. I hope you agree with me. The great thing about this is you can use any stampsContinue…

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  • Easy Triple Shadow Box (fold flat)

    Hey everyone, Today I have a triple fold flat shadow box for you. I was inspired by though picture frames/mirror’s that have 3 together and are attached with hinges. I think you know what I mean. I wanted to try and create a card design that was similar. It does fold totally flat and IContinue…

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  • Why do I do this???

    Hey everyone! Happy mothers day to all the amazing Ladies out there! I hope you got to spend it with your family. I have been meaning to do a video about this for a while now. Why do I do it??? Why do I buy beautiful stamp sets and not use them??? I can tellContinue…

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  • Reverse Triple Layer Easel

    Hey everyone! I am back with a stunning triple layer easel today (well, that’s what I am calling it ๐Ÿ™‚ I love how this turned out and as Mothers day is this weekend I think it would be the perfect card! Of course, you can make this type of card for any occasion and youContinue…

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  • Creative Illusion Cards Part 3

    Hey everyone! Welcome back to my Blog and today I have part 3 of my creative Illusion cards! I have really enjoyed these last few videos. You can’t beat sitting and creating some fun cards with what you already have in your stash! The last couple of weeks I have seen lots of people postContinue…

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  • Spellbinders

    Hey everyone, Today I wanted to share some beautiful cards I made with some gorgeous new Spellbinders dies. Lot’s of people are huge fans of Spellbinders dies/products, me included! They are so versatile and very good quality. I am going to share with you the products I used and also what I made. I hopeContinue…

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  • Creative illusion cards (part 2)

    Hey everyone, Thank you for checking out my Blog post today. I am super excited to bring you part 2 of my creative illusion cards! I have had lots of fun creating these cards and I think you will love them. I LOVE this card! The only die I really used was the rectangle inContinue…

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  • Creative Illusion Cards

    Hey everyone, Today I have some really cool card ideas for you. Maybe you have ran out of ideas or just want to use up your crafty stash! These cards can be made using any colours and any stamps or dies you have already. They are so simple to make but so effective and theyContinue…

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  • No Die Fold Flat Pop Up Card!! (Nappy Fold)

    Hey everyone! Thank you for stopping by my Blog. Today I have a really cool pop up card for you. I was asked by one of my subscribers last week if I could make this type of card without any dies. The only dies I used were to decorate my card. It’s actually pretty simpleContinue…

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  • Foiling Vellum & Pearlescent Card

    Hey everyone! Today I have some beautiful ideas regarding foiling. This technique requires know laminator or foiling machine. This gives your cards/projects the wow factor and is quite addictive! I also have a great idea to use up your foiled waste and also something I tried with my iron! You can create a beautiful effectContinue…

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  • Large 3D snow globe (no speciality dies needed)

    Hey everyone! I have had this 3D snow globe in my head for a few weeks now. I have to say that it was a challenge but I am so glad I made it! The pictures do it no justice! It really is stunning and the great thing is you can really shake it!! ItContinue…

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  • 10 Awesome Gift Card/Money Wallet ideas!

    Hey everyone! Today I am back with another compilation type tutorial. I know you love these types of projects and with it being so close to Christmas I thought this would be perfect! Lots of us give money or gift cards and its nice to be able to make your own packaging for them. IContinue…

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  • ‘Forever’ Poinsettia Pot Plant!

    This is my ‘forever’ Christmas Poinsettia plant pot! No Dies are needed and I even have a free template for the Poinsettia Flowers! Hey everyone, Today I have a really cool Poinsettia plant pot for you. I was totally inspired by an SVG cutting file that I saw. I really wanted to try and createContinue…

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  • Large No Die ‘Tree’ Gift Box

    Hey everyone, Today I am back with this very large ‘Tree’ style gift box. The great thing is, you don’t need any dies or fancy tools to make this box. A pencil, ruler and scissors are all you really need. This is a pretty big box and measures around 4″ deep and about 10″ inContinue…

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  • Handbag/Purse Folio

    Hey everyone, Today I am back with another stationary gift idea. I am calling this a Handbag folio. Its perfect for stocking fillers/Christmas gifts. This folio is simple to make and costs very little. If you don’t have chipboard you can use cereal boxes or whatever cardboard you have lying around. Depending on what sizeContinue…

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  • MINI Pyramid with a TWIST!

    Hey everyone, Sorry I have not been around much. I am still so upset after having my beautiful Daisy put to sleep last Friday night. She has left a huge hole in my heart and the last week has been terrible. I had Daisy for 11 years and I would give anything to have herContinue…

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  • Pyramid Advent Calendar

    Hey everyone Today I am back with an awesome project!! This is my pyramid advent calendar. I am so proud of this and I thought it up myself. It was a labour of love, not because it’s hard but it’s labour intensive. The boxes are probably the things that take the most time. The pyramidContinue…

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  • A5 Notebook Folio

    Hey everyone ๐Ÿ™‚ Today I have the most beautiful A5 notebook folio. I am so pleased with how it turned out and I think it looks very professional and pretty expensive too! It really didn’t cost much to make and it wasn’t difficult either. I have a step by step video tutorial for you toContinue…

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  • Beautiful recess box card

    Hey everyone, I came up with this ‘Recess box card’ the other day. I am thrilled with it and its actually really simple to make. I added some lights inside but you could also use a Tealight. I also made a gift box for it. I have always had a bit of an obsession withContinue…

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  • Triple Fold Flat Display/Bay window card

    Hey everyone, Today I have a beautiful fold flat triple display card! I thought this one up and I think it makes a very special card. It can be made for any occasion and you could use circles, ovals, squares and also a window like I did in my original card. I love the oneContinue…

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  • Beautiful 3D Pop up book card

    Hi everyone, I mentioned on Sunday that I had a stunning card for you today. I have to say that I am totally and utterly in love with this! Its so elegant and expensive looking. Its just right up my street! The copper, white and navy colour scheme just stand out to me. I trulyContinue…

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  • DOUBLE Floating Display Card + Gift Box

    Hey everyone! As you may know, last Sunday I made a Floating display card. I really do love that card and its been lovely to see so many other people making it! When I made it I Knew I was going to attempt a bigger or ‘double’ version. Well here it is!! I hope youContinue…

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  • Amazing Magnetic Surprise Box/card

    Hey everyone! I am so please with this card!! I had it in my head and it turned out so good. It’s fun and quirky and I think it would be awesome for kids! The great thing about this card is it also spins! You can fit treats or goodies in your gift box, thatContinue…

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  • Staggered Angle fold card

    Hey everyone! I promised last week that I had another fancy fold card for you. This one was sent to me by the same Lady (Steff) It’s very simple to make and i think its a little bit quirky too! I have used my Christmas Elegance Tree die but of course you can use anythingContinue…

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  • The perfect Mother’s day gift!!

    Hi everyone! I have an extra video for you this week!! Hopefully I will be uploading every Wednesday and Sunday now due to having more time at home! ๐Ÿ™‚ I know lot’s of you will be pleased about that. Today we have a really easy project which I think would make a great Mother’s dayContinue…

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  • WOW! This is made from card & paper!

    Hey everyone, Thank you for popping over to my blog. Today I have a really beautiful project for you. It’s a shadow box but it has the extra element of an acetate front. This really makes it look like a ‘real’ wooden box frame. I have mine on the wall and you can not tellContinue…

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  1. Hi Ann, hope itโ€™s ok to ask about where you got the geometric die from? Itโ€™s a beautiful style and…

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  1. Loving the new website. Thank you Ann for all your creativity and easy to follow tutorials, check you out every day before I start crafting, for new ideas, Good luck in ALL that you do xx

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