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Thinking of you: Rainbow lacy flowers

This was created on 14th July: day 10 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. It’s hard to resist the opportunity to colour a rainbow and this lacy flower stamp just cried out for layers of colour. This was also a bit of an experiment to see how well colouring would work on the… Continue reading Thinking of you: Rainbow lacy flowers

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Sunset silhouette flowers

This card was created on 5th July: day 1 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. This design had been on my list of things to try for ages — a simple blended panel with silhouetted images over the top — but nearly all my flower stamps were outline images and I didn’t want… Continue reading Sunset silhouette flowers

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Thinking of you: Girl on swing

I love challenges that push me to do something that I don’t normally do and the latest challenge from The East Wind has done just that. I’m sure I’ve thought about using paper piecing before, but I’m pretty sure I’ve never actually done it. The scariest part of this was printing the digi — I… Continue reading Thinking of you: Girl on swing

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Thinking of you: Artist Mae

Another catch-up post; this card was originally made on February 12th as part of the Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. This is the coloured pencil version of my "colouring on kraft" trial. I find pencils to be physically much harder work than Copics, but I do like the results so I shall persevere, occasionally...… Continue reading Thinking of you: Artist Mae

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Thinking of you: Monkey

Some months I am inspired and organised early on, some months it’s a last-minute dash to come up with an idea and get a card created, and then there are months like this one where I had a pretty good idea what I was going to do soon after getting the new challenge image, but… Continue reading Thinking of you: Monkey

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Thinking of you: Kitten

What: January’s instalment of Gerda Steiner’s progressive challenge gave us this cute little kitten with a big heart. How: The card base was created by using Inka Gold through a stencil. I love the variety of textures this gives — high shine where the stencil is firm enough to be swiped over and more gritty… Continue reading Thinking of you: Kitten