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Stamping on Parchment…

Stamping on Parchment…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Just a quick little stamping on parchment step by step, using Tina’s lovely new Robin stamps. CLICK HERE Tricks n tips, right? I think it’s always a smart move to stamp up your composition on copy paper before you stamp onto the parchment. So mount up your stamps and work out a layout first. You see, you can see through the parchment, so this copy-paper version becomes your template, or pattern as it were,…

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Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Dark and gloomy day outside, so here’s a simple little flower greeting for you, to brighten up your day. Tuesday’s blog rolls back the hours, right? Well, this fab bouquet was drawn by our dear Tina some time ago, and fast became one of our most popular Clarity designs. In fact, a whole series of this style but different popped up. Look! and there’s a Chinese Lantern to add too! I drew this one!…

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‘Twas the Night alright!

‘Twas the Night alright!

Hi there, Thanks for popping in. And thank you so much for tuning in to HOCHANDA today, and flying the Clarity flag ! Sooo busy! I guess the Half -Price offer was too good to pass up? I know I needed a new set of the first five, because I’ve been using the same set since their inception, and they were looking a little bit “well loved”. Still worked fine, but were looking their age! Aren’t we all!! ANyway, once…

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Fly me to the moon…

Fly me to the moon…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. This morning, upon opening the curtains at 6am I spotted Venus shining brightly just below a fabulous crescent moon. Quite a spectacle. And then we saw mars too! Within minutes all were hidden behind clouds, but just for a short while Dave and I stood gazing out into the universe… So I thought for today’s blogs I would reach back into the past, and dig out one of my all time favourite pieces of…

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You to me are Everything

You to me are Everything

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Thursday’s blog is always blue, right? Here’s a little poppet who goes by the name of Polly stamped on one of our new Antarctica Designer Petites – a decidedly and predominantly blue collection… Pick a paper, any paper! Stamped with black archival. Coloured in with Pergaliner A (for aquarelle) pencils, and blended nicely with a Wink of Stella, just to add a little whimsy bling. Add a little sentiment from the Feel Good Factor…

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From me to you – Classy Bling

From me to you – Classy Bling

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Wednesday’s blog is from me to you. Since Mandalas are very topical in the SHAC-Shack right now, I thought I would put a very different spin on one of Tina’s wonderful Mandala Stamps, turn it into really arty wall art….from me to you xxx Doesn’t that look beautiful?! I love it. Here I used the Mandala stamp entitled Devotion… There are four in the series. And by the way, they are HALF PRICE on…

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Time to reflect…

Time to reflect…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Before I go out for a long walk through the woods, to clear the old head, let me just step up that reflection trick I did yesterday on telly, using our new Backdrop Rectangle Stamp. and the wonderful Trees and their Mantles. Ready? Reflection images first. Dab Espresso Distress Oxide ink onto the stamp and plant along the halfway line you drew on the acetate at the back. Here’s the card I made on…

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A Heart is happiest…

A Heart is happiest…

…when it beats for others. Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Was cleaning up my artroom, in readiness for next week, and got immersed in a piece of scrapart. Remember the Doodleology Petal-heart blot from Friday? When I said Leonie would love this? Yes. that scrap… Just in case you missed this step, let‘s do it again… It went from a scrap of paper to a mounted scrap of paper. Here’s how I mounted the copy paper scrap on a…

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However you spend it…

However you spend it…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. So glad you liked the new Doodleology Stamps by Cherry Green as much as we do! They really are superb. CLICK HERE TO INVESTIGATE I like the matching stencils too! Here’s a demo from TV, which includes those lovely old sentiment stamps which we recently got back out of the cupboard and reworked…old is gold, eh?!? Just a flash of colour through the Retro Circle Stencil onto Clarity Stencil. card, using our Stencil brushes…

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Peace & Love – and a little Bling!

Peace & Love – and a little Bling!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Getting set for the Clarity Mixed Media TV Shows on HOCHANDA at 9am and 1pm on Friday, and thought I’d kill 2 birds with one stone, so to speak, and showcase the beautiful Christmas Window stamps that Paul is showcasing this evening at 6pm on HOCHANDA! How about a photo step by step… The first thing to note is that our Stampboard shapes cut like butter. Craft knife, scissors, paper trimmer – you decide!…

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