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Xmas card: Skating mouse

What: An attempt at no-line colouring with Copic markers that I’m actually happy to show to people — I had a go at this technique a few months ago and that one quickly ended up in the bin 🙂 Inspired by: Marika Rahtu’s sweet and simple cards made with this stamp set. How: I stamped… Continue reading Xmas card: Skating mouse

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Autumn card: Hedgehog on leaves

What: This cute little hedgehog with his pumpkin is the image for Gerda Steiner’s October challenge. How: The trickiest part of this monthly challenge is deciding what to do with the digital stamp. It would be relatively easy to print it out, colour it, die cut a circle or square around it, and mount it… Continue reading Autumn card: Hedgehog on leaves

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Xmas card: Watercolored snowflakes

What: Another card technique that has been on my “to try” list — creating a background using some of the smaller stamps from a set and then loosely watercolouring over them. Inspired by: Any one of the large number of cards with loose watercoloured backgrounds that I have seen on Pinterest, Youtube, Instagram and the… Continue reading Xmas card: Watercolored snowflakes

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Xmas cards: Stencilled trees and critters

What: Cute critters with a snowy sparkly Christmas tree background. Inspired by: Giorgia’s sweet critters standing in front of a tone-on-tone Christmas tree. How: First make your Christmas tree stencil. I drew the tree shape on my Mac using Affinity Designer and transferred it to my ScanNCut, sized it to fit on a standard A6… Continue reading Xmas cards: Stencilled trees and critters

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Xmas card: Monochrome snowman

What: Day 3 of the third Daily Marker 30-day colouring challenge. I’ve been meaning to try some monochrome Copic colouring for a while and this snowman seemed like a good image to start with. How: I printed the snowman onto some Neenah solar white, coloured it using just warm greys and toner greys and added… Continue reading Xmas card: Monochrome snowman

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Hello card: Autumn leaves with foxes

What: Day 2 of the third 30-day colouring challenge and I created a variant of yesterday's background and added some sweet foxes. How: I stamped a random collection of leaves in archival black ink. I then wet just the leaves with clear water, sprinkled over some Brusho powder and moved the colour around with a… Continue reading Hello card: Autumn leaves with foxes

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Hello card: Autumn leaves with owl

What: It's the start of October and the first day of the third 30-day colouring challenge run by the amazing Kathy Racoosin. Inspired by her Starbucks fall cup card, I created my own autumnal background for this cute little owl. How: I stamped a random selection of leaves in gold ink and clear heat-embossed them.… Continue reading Hello card: Autumn leaves with owl