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Fairy lights on red

When I started thinking about Christmas cards, I decided that I would try creating a couple of masterboards — basically, my own patterned paper made using a brayer and acrylic paints with layers of stamping over the top — to use as the base for a few cards. I didn't want to make lots of… Continue reading Fairy lights on red

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Christmas: Yetis in a circle

These cards were made on 10th November; day 10 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. The yetis were coloured earlier in the challenge. I told you I love these yetis… and these are not the last you’ll see this month. I did try to do something a bit different with each pair though;… Continue reading Christmas: Yetis in a circle

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Thanks: Split bouquet

For this Copic Jumpstart homework, Sandy challenged us to get our flower stamps out. Rather than trying to create loads of dimension on each petal, I chose to go with the more pastel approach, mainly because I usually go for stronger colours and contrast and I wanted to stretch myself by doing something out of my… Continue reading Thanks: Split bouquet

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Mother’s Day: Doodle blooms

This card was created on February 26th; ready for the time of year when the floral stamp sets come into their own… Mother’s Day. I made this one for my other half's mum. Inspired by: This card by Sharon Hayes on Instagram. How: Stamping, heat embossing, Distress ink blending and fussy cutting. All far easier… Continue reading Mother’s Day: Doodle blooms

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Birthday card: Balloon with repeat stamping

What: My first birthday card of the year and it has to be for a man. As if the mojo-killing New Year’s malaise wan’t enough, I can’t even just sit down and colour some pretty flowers or cute animals. No, I have to come up with a more masculine design. A quick browse through Pinterest… Continue reading Birthday card: Balloon with repeat stamping

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #26

What: Day twenty-six of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. A birthday card for a cat-owning friend and one of my favourite cards. How: The first thing I did was stamp each of the cat stamps on masking paper and fussy cut them out. The background panel was built up from the bottom… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #26