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Christmas splash of colour

Another small batch of Christmas cards; unlike recent batches, these are not all identical, but they are made with the same techniques and layout. I've used Brusho before, but mostly in the "add Brusho, spray with water and fingers crossed it looks okay" way. These were a bit more controlled. The technique was inspired by… Continue reading Christmas splash of colour

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Pink and purple embossed flowers

Another bit of unloved stash taken down off the shelf and put to good use. I bought one of the Kaleidacolor multicolour ink pads ages ago out of curiosity; I think I maybe did a test stamp with it on some scrap paper, but I've never used it on an actual project. And then I… Continue reading Pink and purple embossed flowers

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Monstera leaf pair #2

I liked the black background against the green and the clear embossing on the last pair of leaf panels I made, so I thought I'd have a go at a more subtle version with one of the other Brusho/stencil attempts. Once again, I used the stencil as a mask, covered the Brusho with Versamark and… Continue reading Monstera leaf pair #2

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Monstera leaf pair #1

I was catching up on blog feeds and YouTube subscriptions and there was a project that used Brusho, I don't remember exactly what it was, but it got me thinking about whether it was actually possible to use water-activated pigment powders (like Brusho and PaperArtsy Infusions and various other brands) with stencils without making a… Continue reading Monstera leaf pair #1