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Thank you: Magician’s bunny

Quite often I’ll be inspired by a card I’ve seen; I’ll get a flash of an idea triggered by a layout or a technique or just the way someone has used a particular stamp. But I always try to put my own interpretation on it, to use it as a springboard to something completely different.… Continue reading Thank you: Magician’s bunny

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Birthday card: Pisces

What: When I heard that the theme of Kathy Racoosin’s pop-up challenge was going to be “lines”, my brain started ticking over. One of my current aims is to use some of the pieces I have in my stash; both painted backgrounds and images I’ve created for previous colouring challenges. I coloured a full set… Continue reading Birthday card: Pisces

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #26

What: Day twenty-six of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. A birthday card for a cat-owning friend and one of my favourite cards. How: The first thing I did was stamp each of the cat stamps on masking paper and fussy cut them out. The background panel was built up from the bottom… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #26

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #14

What: Day fourteen of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. More watercolour smooshing to go with the oh so pretty colour layering hibiscus stamps. How: A bit of practice making sure I knew which way up the stamp layers should go, and a few tests to make sure the different colours would work… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #14

Birthday cats and flowers
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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #1

What: I was asked if I would join in wishing a happy birthday to Maggie on Instagram. Her birthday coincides with the first day of Kathy Racoosin’s second Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge, so some colouring was definitely called for. How: This started off with a bit of masking and quite a lot of… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #1