Thanks: Succulent sketch


September’s challenge over at Seven Hills Crafts is a sketch. One of these days I’ll figure out how to interpret sketches in a novel and interesting way (and still have it recognisable), but today is not that day. Instead, I’ve used the sketch as is, but divided it into layers with the pots at the bottom, the plants that go in the pots in the middle, and the bugs that fly over them at the top.

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Misc: Magician Mae

magician-maeInspired by Erica on Instagram, I decided it was time to have a dig through my collections of backgrounds, die-cut pieces and bits of colouring and see if I could match them up and turn them into cards. I’ve seen these piles of odds and ends referred to as UFOs — unfinished objects — but I think Erica’s name for them is much classier: PhDs, or Projects Half Done.

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Misc: Hang in there kitty

Hang in there kitty

This card was created on 11th July; day 7 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge.

In response to the political mess in the UK following the EU referendum, my initial thought was to just add a single word expletive as a sentiment for this kitty, but I decided to fake some positivity instead…

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Blank: Magic slider card

magic slider - colour

Another catch-up post; this card was originally made on May 6th as part of the Clear and Sheer class.

A magic slider card has been on my list of techniques to try ever since I first saw one. I’ve come across a few tutorials, but the one from Kelly Marie Alvarez in Online Card Classes’ Clear and Sheer class is so well explained it actually gave me the confidence to try it myself. If you have any interest in using vellum and acetate on your cards, I would really recommend this class — so many ideas…

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