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Christmas: Girl with reindeer

Christmas in July. I really don’t want to end up rushing to make cards in the run-up to Christmas like I did last year, so I’m making a start on them now. How: I printed the digi stamp on some Neenah solar white and coloured it with Copic markers, sticking with the traditional Christmas colour… Continue reading Christmas: Girl with reindeer

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Birthday: Crocuses

Create A Smile is celebrating its second birthday and this month’s challenge is, fittingly, to create a birthday card. That gave me a really good reason to finally ink up the crokisses stamp set, which I absolutely love, but haven’t got around to actually using yet… I also decided that a shaker card would work… Continue reading Birthday: Crocuses

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Hello: Orange and grey

Once again, I’m cutting it fine creating a challenge entry in time… where does the month go? It took a while to figure out what I was going to do for this; there were three palettes to choose from and either of the others would have been easy choices for a floral card (both had… Continue reading Hello: Orange and grey

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Hello: Polaroid mermaid

I swear that next month, whatever image Gerda gives us for the progressive challenge, I am just going to colour it and put it on a card base1. That was, more or less, my intention this month, but then I saw all the creative things that people were doing with this scene and I wanted… Continue reading Hello: Polaroid mermaid

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Birthday: Twin rainbow

It’s that time of year again, when I have to come up with an idea for cards for twins. I’ve been playing with foil and Minc mist recently, so I thought I’d put the experimenting to good use and create a foil rainbow across the two cards as a background for some Copic colouring. How:… Continue reading Birthday: Twin rainbow