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Flowers from ink

I was sorting through my box of backgrounds — more to remind myself what I had than to get rid of anything — and I came across this A6 piece of watercolour paper covered in smooshed ink and, unfortunately, some failed stamping. I put it to one side, thinking that it would probably end up… Continue reading Flowers from ink

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Stencilled roses

I wanted to make something, but I didn't want to have to think about it too hard. I didn't want to have to contemplate colour blends or even basic palettes. So I reached for a handmade background from my stash — a nice mottled blue-green piece — and a flower stencil. Roses are red: grab… Continue reading Stencilled roses

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Mother’s Day flowers

My go-to provider of floral digi stamps is Power Poppy, who make the most gorgeous floral arrangements, but every now and again it's nice to colour something simpler that I can add a few tweaks to. Unfortunately, I discovered Wee Stamps just after she (hopefully temporarily) closed her digi stamp store, so I have to… Continue reading Mother’s Day flowers

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Pink flowers on pink

Birka loves pink. And it was Birka's birthday. So the Happy Crafty Friends had a pink blog hop for her and invited everyone to make a pink birthday card. This looks nothing like I had envisaged. Apart from the background that is, that went as planned. It all started so well: the heat embossing and… Continue reading Pink flowers on pink