Craft SALE

Susan Robinson
September 30, 2019

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Usually at the end of every year I have a little clear out of my craft things (as invariably I have bought new things during the year and need the space). This year I have joined in with the Garage Sale Trail being held on the weekend of the 19th & 20th October. I will be doing both days from 9am – 2pm on the Saturday, and 9am – 12 noon on the Sunday. So along with craft products there will also be an eclectic mix of household items and knick-knacks. I will also be selling off many of my hand made cards for just $5 each.

So join the TRAIL on garagesaletrail.com.au and I hope to see some of you that weekend!!

My address is 10A Prinsep Road, Attadale WA (rear block)

I will post photos closer to the time, once I have set up. Any questions feel free to email me at artatticstudio@gmail.com

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Celebration of Life

Susan Robinson
September 22, 2019

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Life goes on and we must celebrate the living.

This card is for one of my good friends who has been a wonderful support and source of inspiration to me for many years. I feel very blessed to have her in my life. I hope you all have at least one person in your life like that 🙂

Flower dies by Alexandra Renke, leaves (unsure), Tattered Banners siz657179 by Tim Holtz, Happy Birthday stamp 3320C by Stamp-it

Flowers coloured with Distress Stains.

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Golden Sympathy

Susan Robinson
September 15, 2019

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It was with great sadness that I made some Sympathy cards this week. One of our close friends’ mother passed away suddenly. Such a lovely, lovely lady, what I would call ‘the salt of the earth’ type. We often dropped by to have a chin-wag over a cuppa. She will be sorely missed.

My husband has known the family a lot longer than I have (over 50 years), so he was going to fill in the inside message. Still waiting… I know he is really struggling to find the right words to say. Some feelings no words can express.

My condolences go out to all others suffering a similar loss in their life. I hope you have the love and support of friends or family to help you through it. x

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Snail Mail

Susan Robinson
September 11, 2019

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For many years I was under the misconception that WHEN I retire, my life would suddenly be ALL organised! Three years on and sadly that is not the case. My recipes are still waiting to be sorted, as are my music files, and don’t get me started on my photographs! I thought digital technology was supposed to make life easier, but it has only added to the chaos. And considering I make cards as a hobby, you’d think my friends and relatives would at least get a lovely hand made card for their birthday every year! On time! (Sigh)

I get through life with the attitude that “Every day is a new day”, forgive myself for past inadequacies and strive to do better.

  • UMS879 Toadstool Turret from Willowby Woods Collection by Creative Expressions UK
  • 1758E Garden Buggy! by Penny Black Inc
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Fairy Cup of Kindness

Susan Robinson
September 3, 2019

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So Suzy “Fairy Teacup” stamp, wordings by Stampin’ Up

For all of you suffering colds and the flu (or any other ailments) – hope you feel better soon.

I fell in love with these adorable little fairies from ‘So Suzy’ stamps as soon as I saw them. How gorgeous are they?!

The background for this card was sprayed with Distress Stains (Spun Sugar, Victorian Velvet and Weathered Wood), then spritzed with Perfect Pearl PP Mist. Crystal Stickles have been applied to the fairies wings, and Glossy Accents to reflections on cup and liquid in spoon.

Below is another card I made with them.

So Suzy “Fairy Teacup” stamp, wording by Penny Black, “Fillipa” corner die by Memory Box

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Pure Innocence

Susan Robinson
August 28, 2019

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My Favorite Things stamp “Pure Innocent Love” took me back to my childhood of playing with paper dolls. After digging down to the bottom of my patterned paper cut-offs drawer to find all those tiny pieces perfect for cutting her dress out of, I had a lot of fun dressing her up for her card debut.

I have a favourite, which one’s yours?

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Summer Hibiscus

Susan Robinson
August 9, 2019

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We’ve had such beautiful sunny weather this winter, some days I feel like it’s summer already! Inspiration for this card.

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Yellow blossoms for you

Susan Robinson
August 5, 2019

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Alexandra Renke has some beautiful flower designs in her die range and this is just one of them. They always cut out nicely too.

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Pink Petals

Susan Robinson
July 30, 2019

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Having a play with my flower dies. As I wanted the inside petals to contrast with the flower outline, I had to cut the die out twice, so made a 2nd card with the leftovers.

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Mum’s 80th

Susan Robinson
July 22, 2019

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My dear old Mum is turning 80! Sadly she has been suffering from dementia for the last few years and is on a downward slide. Despite the fact that she can’t remember her children’s names, she does know that we are family and can still recognise her immediate neighbours and a few friends faces. I decided it would be a shame to let such a momentous event pass with a hardly a whimper, so organised (with the help of my sister and sister-in-law) an afternoon tea to celebrate. She was a bit anxious on the lead up, but rose to the occasion once people started to arrive and enjoyed being made a fuss of and all the attention. We took a few photos so hopefully that will help her remember some happy times:)


The house where the other part of my heart lives, with my mother and only son.
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