Craftsy Fun Ink Sponging Technique – Sheltering Tree

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This stamp set has been around for a couple of years now and I’m not at all sure that it will carry over in to the new catalogue in June. Fingers crossed that it does as I just love it. Sheltering Tree is a perfect stamp set for beginners as you can achieve stunning effects […]

Watercolour Effect Waterfront

watercolour effect with Waterfront Stamp Set

This stamp set really is wonderful. The watercolour effect you get with the Waterfront stamp set is just amazing. You really will impress with this one! First I just played with the stamps a little to get the feel for them. I created the little watercolour Eclipse Card as this technique is so popular at […]

Glitter Globe-Home Decor Mermaid

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This week, I spent some happy time crafting mermaids for my Glitter Globe Home Decor Mermaid! I’ve always had a vivid imagination. As a child I dreamed of being a mermaid (….. and Maid Marion, ….. and riding Pegasus the winged stallion). As an adult, I can still get in touch with that inner child. […]

Home Decor with Clear Baubles

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I’d promised you pictures of the lovely little set of Baubles I’d made for my granddaughter’s bedroom. She’s so in to Unicorns right now (and so am I in case you’d not noticed) so I made a little mobile using all the little character stamps from the Magical Day Bundle. This stamp set can inspire […]

Sunshine & Rainbows Greetings Card

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Hi Folks, I’m drafting this quick post after finishing my craft class this evening as I’m running a little behind schedule. I just wanted to make sure I had it ready to publish first thing in the morning. As you can see I’ve been playing with the gorgeous Magical Days stamp set again but this […]

Magical Day – stamp set of the month

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Here’s wishing you a Magical Day! In my childhood, I was always fascinated with Mermaids, Dragons, Unicorns, Knights and Wizards. I probably still am! Now, thanks to Stampin’ Up! you too can lose yourself in the glittery world of mythical creatures and magical creations.   Stampin’ Up! new Myths & Magic Suite invokes wonderful memories of […]

Myths & Magic Magical Days Unicorn

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Myths & Magic: I’ve spent some happy time wrapped up in the glittery world of mythical creatures and magical creations from the Myths & Magic Suite. As soon as I spotted this in the new Spring/Summer catalogue it went straight on to my order. Didn’t even wait to add it to my Wish List. Check out […]

Paper Piecing with Santa Suit

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Paper Piecing with Santa Suit Oh I’m so excited to share with you this simple but gorgeous little Santa Suit Christmas card I used as part of our monthly Christmas craft classes. The technique is paper piecing with Santa Suit. This is a super fun, easy technique that opens up lots of possibility with your […]

Emboss Distressed Watercolour Background

Emboss Distressed Watercolour Background - free tutorial coming soon

Hi Friends, A very quick post today. Ooooohhhh!! I just couldn’t wait to share this one with you as I was so delighted with how it turned out. I call it – Emboss Distressed Watercolour Background! (big title lol) This isn’t actually a complete project but rather a little panel technique sampler. I will be […]

Stampin’ Blends are here!

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Stampin’ Blends Artist Quality Premier Alcohol Markers Hi Friends, I’m on holiday right now so won’t be at home to take delivery of my new Stampin’ Blends.  I’m a little late in ordering the Stampin’ Blends as I wanted to see what the general feedback was on them from other demonstrators before I purchased. And […]