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Spiderman, spiderman...

One of the perfect uses for Tim Holtz' shatter stencil is a spiderman birthday card!

Simple to make, I just used the shatter stencil on black card with some red chalk ink. I then cut out shapes in white and trimmed them with black for the eyes, then stamped a sentiment.
Now for the decluttering! This post is a little ahead (tomorrow's and Monday's already on here.)

A Guerlain body milk. Finally used it up after what seems like years. Obviously bin bound.

Mitchum deodorant. To be honest it's not as good as it is made out to be. Ran out, so bin bound.

A door hanger. This came in a Sarah Millican gift pack, but I don't really need it. Bin.

Thriller Live programme. The show was excellent admittedly but I don't need to keep this. Bin.

Instructions for a chair. Pretty sure I don't need them. Bin.

A British Museum souvenir guide. Couple of interesting tidbits but nothing you can't find out online. Bin.

A runner for a duvet set. What is the point of these?! Such a waste of material, and absolutely useless. Bin.

My favourite pair of jeans (sob!) After years of use they have finally given up the ghost, wearing out in the crotch so I can't even cut them down for shorts. Bin bound :(
Finally, here is the update for the Disney stitch. It's getting there. You can see on the right hand side where Cogsworth and Lumiere are going to go now.

So that's it for this issue, tune in next week for another exciting edition of....
Happy crafting


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