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Half Price Parchment and a Doodle Step by Step

Half Price Parchment and a Doodle Step by Step

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Sunshine again here in the South East of England, and I have spent a happy couple of hours doodling onto a piece of designer parchment from the Northern Lights Pad. There are actually 3 Designer parchment pads lighting up half price on the website: Northern Lights, Rainbow River and Shendandoah. Available HERE Available HERE Available HERE One of the easiest, creative and arty things I do is to stamp or doodle on designer parchment,…

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This Old House!

This Old House!

Hi everyone Paul here again, Barb will be back tomorrow! Monday saw the launch of the current Half Price – Offer of the Week So I thought that I would delve into the YouTube archives to see what I could find……….. Stencil & Gel Press – 2014 Stencil, Texture Paste and Canvas Boards – 2014 3 Way Overlay Stamps & Ink Pads – 2018 Fresh Cut Aperture Die – 2019 3 Way Overlay Stamps, Ink Pads and Stencils – 2020…

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How to use those Paint Gelpress Prints. A Step by Step.

How to use those Paint Gelpress Prints. A Step by Step.

Hi there. Thanks for popping in! Happy Bank Holiday Monday! Happy Memorial Day in America! Happy last day of May Monday! Yep. This year is certainly flying by! June tomorrow! What?!? But today is Monday, and in Clarity World, it’s the day we launch our Offer of the Week! Love these Tag dies! From Mixed Media to fabric work, from Card-making and papercraft to running your own arty business, these tags and plaques are perfect. And at half price plus…

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A Gelpress Step by Step

A Gelpress Step by Step

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Been a while since I got my Gelpress out and had a play. Tomorrow on the TV Show we are launching a rather superb set of A5 stencils which work beautifully layered up. So, what better opportunity than the Gelpress Plate and a little paint?! If you‘re new to the world of Mixed Media, you may not be familiar with the Gelpress. It’s one of my favourite pieces of kit. That’s why we stock…

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Tools Matter!

Tools Matter!

Hi there Thanks for popping in! Typing extra fast, because there’s a Craftlaong-a-Barbie at 7pm on Facebook Live – and I’m up to my derriere in ink and lino here ! ! ! Dave treated me to a set of Swiss Lino cutting tools, which arrived today. So I had to try them out. OMG!! They cut through the lino like butter! What a difference! Day and night. Like getting out of a Ford Fiesta and slipping into a Porsche…

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I can. And I will.

I can. And I will.

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Woke up this morning and was overcome with the overwhelming desire to do something I have only ever done once many years ago in France – and that time it was rather rushed and a bit rough. Good grief! I hear you gasp. On a Saturday morning?!? And she wants to share about it on the blog?! My oh my… she definitely needs a holiday…. You know how it is. When the mood is…

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You Hung the Moon – A Gelpress Tutorial.

You Hung the Moon – A Gelpress Tutorial.

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. As promised, a fresh print, straight out of the oven, using a 6×6 inch Gelpress plate, some acrylic paint, a couple of our stencils and one of my all time favourite stampsets: You hung the Moon. Which you can buy with my all ALL time favourite stamp – the Flyaway Boy… CLICK HERE FOR THE BLOGgY too good to miss offer… These two stamps remind me of my kids, Grace and Mark, of when…

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How to pull Gelpress prints with Alcohol ink – A step by step

How to pull Gelpress prints with Alcohol ink – A step by step

Hi there Thanks for popping in. I hope you are enjoying our Tutorial blogs this month? We are certainly building an interesting little library of ideas and inspiration – both here on this blog, and on the Clarity Matters Blog, where all our parching experts are hanging out! I must say, we are in very, VERY good company. The Gelpress plate has certainly been a game changer in my arty crafty world. It gave me a bridge from craft to…

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My Favourite Things.

My Favourite Things.

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Got caught up in art today, which is not a bad thing. Only downside is that I was supposed to be prepping for telly on Sunday, but got swept away with a Castle Mask and a lovely background Designer paper! It only takes a few of my favourite things to send me off on a tagent. And then, when I am in the job, when I am immersed in the process, there’s nothing for…

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Wonderful Mixed Impressions…

Wonderful Mixed Impressions…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Are the days whizzing by, or is it just me? No sooner have I sung Rise & Shine!!! out of the bedroom window at 6am (the neighbours love me xxx), than it’s already dark again, and I’m knackered! Maybe it’s an age thing. Other than that, things are just peachy. The cats got the snip today. Ahhhhh. Yep, our two little ginger Vikings went on an expedition to Vetland, beyond the forest. The Vet…

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