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Thanks: Succulent sketch

September’s challenge over at Seven Hills Crafts is a sketch. One of these days I’ll figure out how to interpret sketches in a novel and interesting way (and still have it recognisable), but today is not that day. Instead, I’ve used the sketch as is, but divided it into layers with the pots at the… Continue reading Thanks: Succulent sketch

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Thank you: Geometry with lacy flower

For August, Seven Hills Crafts challenged us to create a card with “geometry”. After discarding the idea of stamped lines or grids as too easy — I like to try to challenge myself and not run with the first idea I come up with when I see a challenge theme — I remembered the mini scenery… Continue reading Thank you: Geometry with lacy flower

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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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Embossed acetate cards

So many new ideas to try in this class. The next step on from just having a plain acetate card base is to have an embossed one; it’s an interesting technique, but it does warp the acetate so, depending on the embossing folder used, it could be more appropriate for creating embellishments. How: For the… Continue reading Embossed acetate cards

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #30

What: Day thirty of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. A thank you to Kathy Racoosin for running the challenge and somehow finding the time to comment on everyone's pictures. How: The hardest part about making this card was leaving so much white space on it. I made a card base from Neenah… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #30