Rocket monolith: the front

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After finishing the back, it was time to move on to the main event: the rocket. Not 3D-printed but made out of air-dry clay instead. My other half hadn’t had any joy trying to find a design he liked so I found a likely illustration, pointed at it and asked “something like that?”. He said yes and so my challenge was set.

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Gnome wedding

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I nearly didn’t make this card. I’m really not a fan of gnomes — I’ve only ever made one other card with gnomes on it and that was done with a particular person in mind — and I didn’t want to make a card I am unlikely to use (my card stash is big enough as it is). But I’ve been doing the Gerda Steiner progressive challenge for quite a while now and it seems a shame to just drop out. So I fished around for inspiration and decided to make an easel wedding card.

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Cat on a bookshelf

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Because I spent March mostly working on mixed media pieces, I didn’t get around to making this until almost the last day of the month. And then my craft desk was still an absolute mess so I couldn’t take the photos to go with the blog post and I ended up putting a quick photo over on Instagram and linking that up to the challenge instead.

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Spring flowers panel

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I am definitely enjoying playing around with mixed media projects — I’ve spent most of my crafty time in March getting my hands covered in glue and paint (apart from those odd occasions when I actually remembered to put on disposable gloves). I am very much still at the stage of experimenting and am happy to take inspiration wherever I find it. This time it came in the form of a post on the That’s Crafty challenge blog: a call to Spring into Action.

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