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Vellum shaker

The bonus lessons for the wrap-up day of the Clear and Sheer card class were on shaker cards. I’ve made a few shaker cards in the past, but I’ve always used acetate for them; it had never occurred to me to use vellum, so I had to give it a go. And I really like… Continue reading Vellum shaker

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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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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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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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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #11

What: Day eleven of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. I really need to redefine my definition of simple as I described this as “straightforward colouring” when I posted it on Instagram… How: Simple idea: choose a stencil, trace around it and colour it in. This takes much longer than you’d think. I… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #11