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Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

I’ve been meaning to join in with the Seven Hills Crafts monthly challenge for a while and this month I actually managed to create something… only just in time though… For a change, I left my Copic markers on the side and went back to basics with some stencilling and stamping. How: I started by… Continue reading Hello: Stamped flowers with stencilling

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Hello card: Autumn leaves with foxes

What: Day 2 of the third 30-day colouring challenge and I created a variant of yesterday's background and added some sweet foxes. How: I stamped a random collection of leaves in archival black ink. I then wet just the leaves with clear water, sprinkled over some Brusho powder and moved the colour around with a… Continue reading Hello card: Autumn leaves with foxes

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Hello card: Autumn leaves with owl

What: It's the start of October and the first day of the third 30-day colouring challenge run by the amazing Kathy Racoosin. Inspired by her Starbucks fall cup card, I created my own autumnal background for this cute little owl. How: I stamped a random selection of leaves in gold ink and clear heat-embossed them.… Continue reading Hello card: Autumn leaves with owl

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Hello card: Paper piercing

What: I am running behind schedule due to a pet emergency, but this is my contribution to day two of The Daily Marker Pop-up Challenge. How: The flowers and leaves were left over from an earlier colouring challenge when I stamped more than I ended up needing. I worked out where I wanted the flowers… Continue reading Hello card: Paper piercing

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #28

What: Day twenty-eight of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. I have had such positive feedback since I started using Instagram earlier this year and I wanted to say thank you to everyone has liked and commented on my posts there. How: I stamped three of the large flowers off the edge of… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #28

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #27

What: Day twenty-seven of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. I stepped away from the Copics and watercolours today and made a card with some alcohol ink instead. Inspired by: The starting point for my design thoughts was a split panel watercolour card. How: The marbled panel was created by first adding drops… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #27

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #25

What: Day twenty-five of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. A watercolour rainbow over sparkly embossing powder. Inspired by: Laura Bassen made a colourful grid card a few weeks ago — it stuck in my mind and I just had to have a go at my own version. How: I stamped the lattice… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #25

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #23

What: Day twenty-three of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge and I thought I’d give the shiny watercolours another go, this time on watercolour paper. How: The background is one I made some time ago and it has been lurking in my stash since then. It was painted with watercolour (a different set)… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #23

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #4

What: Day four of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. Another stamp set moves from the unused to used pile. I love this cute giraffe... How: I stamped the giraffe and coloured it with Copics. Choosing colours for something I haven’t coloured before is usually a matter of having a search to see… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #4