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Wanderlust: floral memories

The guest instructor for week three of the Wanderlust "floral" theme was Mou Saha (website, Instagram, YouTube). Me and watercolour are not really the best of friends. I can use it, but unless I'm making pretty background papers for other projects, I'm rarely completely happy with the results. I know it's just a matter of… Continue reading Wanderlust: floral memories

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Tea bag art cards

The things we do for our art. Specifically, emptying, washing and drying used teabags. Ever since I came across Ruby Silvious and her tea bag art, I've wanted to have a play. Now, you can buy unused tea bag paper, but it's hard to find in non-industrial quantities. I did find one art place that… Continue reading Tea bag art cards

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Stained glass robins

When I got this stamp, I did think that I would end up making more card variations with it — the stained glass style does lend itself to lots of different mediums and experiments — but then I didn’t actually need any more! By some miracle, I managed to make more cards than I ended… Continue reading Stained glass robins

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Monster and teddy

The last of my catch-up blog posts! Assuming that I haven’t made more cards than I’ve blogged between scheduling this post and it being published, I am completely caught up. Ahem. This is the last of my catchup blog posts that I had intended completing before I started the 30-day colouring challenge in September. I… Continue reading Monster and teddy

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Birthday: Cheers

This was created on 7th July: day 3 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. What is it with all the masculine cards in the middle of summer? This one was for my neighbour, who does like an occasional tipple; I didn’t have any whisky bottle images to hand, so had to go with… Continue reading Birthday: Cheers