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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 use a Meadowdance Mask

How to use a Meadowdance Mask

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Here we are, two weeks into the new year, and it’s looking remarkably like the old one from where I’m sitting! Ah well, said the bus driver, let’s just stay in our lane, drink lots of water, and keep crafting! Our tutorial bloggy sale is going well. You are clearly enjoying the speed our Clarity bus is traveling. Lots of ideas and inspiration on both this blog and the lovely Clarity Matters blog. Did…

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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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Let’s play dress ups!

Let’s play dress ups!

Hi there Thanks for popping in. When was the last time you bought a new outfit for going out? Been a while if you’re like me! Apart from TV shows and the SHACK Shac, nobody sees me! And even then, I could be wearing pyjama bottoms – you only ever see the top half! That said, I am glad and grateful to have those reasons for getting my make up on and making an effort most days. I honestly don’t…

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Fancy a Fab Free Stencil ?

Fancy a Fab Free Stencil ?

Hi there! Thanks for popping in. Up bright and early, and heading off to Mum and Dad’s for the day. But before I shoot the crow…. Our Gray Sale has gone mad again. I’m always very grateful to you when you turn up to shop during this sale – but this year even more so. I’m sure you understand. Many of you have taken advantage of our GRAY WEEKEND SALE by now, I know. And many of you have been…

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A Floral Forest…

A Floral Forest…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Monday’s blog is trees and flowers, right? So how about shedding a little light on a fabulous stencil of ours, called The Frameless Floral Forest … In fact, there’s another fab stencil design called the Frameless Floral Flourish (Say that when you’ve had a few sherberts!!) Here they are in a set, complete with their mini stencils too. CLICK HERE to investigate Out with the 8”x10” Gel Press and matching megamount . Set the…

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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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Keep Calm and Carry on…

Keep Calm and Carry on…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Change is a-coming. You can feel it in the weather today. The temperature dropped and the clouds rolled in. Time to put a jumper on, maybe put the flip flops and sandals away. Thought I’d make some simple stencil art this evening, to reflect the shift in the weather patterns – and in our lives again. It seems we are hitting a stormy patch again, and while the birds fly away to warmer climes,…

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A Tree Stencil Step by Step

A Tree Stencil Step by Step

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Many thanks for supporting our HOCHANDA TV shows yesterday. The Stamps and Stencils are among my absolute favourites. Here’s another easy step by step demo using the Tree and birds stencil which didn’t make the demo cut! Like I said, got carried away and made too many – even for a 2 hour show! Ready? This is pretty cool actually…. Place the stencil on an 8×10 Gelpress. Cover the whole stencil and the Gel…

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A little Bird told me…

A little Bird told me…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Been having a right old Feng Shui Session in the Shac-Shack! A wise woman suggested I move 27 things to get the flow, the good energy moving again… how about 2,700 things out the door?!? And then, when it was almost done and dusted, I ran out of steam. WIll have a fresh look at it tomorrow morning. But before I collapse in front of the box, let me post a simple project I…

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