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You Hung the Moon…

You Hung the Moon…

Hi there Thanks for popping in. Day 4 of the retreats today. Yesterday was a pleasure again. Just as with the first two days, It was great to be surrounded by friends and good people, just wanting to be creative and learn. I am still full of beans, and really pumped to see how they enjoy today’s activities! Very early here. Early to bed, early to rise and all that! No way there’s a blog in me at the end…

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A Hankering to Chase Your Dream. Step by Step Canvas.

A Hankering to Chase Your Dream. Step by Step Canvas.

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Had a real hankering to do a simple scrappy canvas  before I call it a day.  Was thinking about the kids a lot today, and this stencil by Annie just captures exactly what I want to say to them both. chase your dream So here’s a very simply black and white piece,  which speaks volumes. Black copy paper scrap required. This will do nicely. Lay the stencil face down on the 8” x 10”…

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Sneek Peek midweek! Brand new Christmas Stamps!

Sneek Peek midweek! Brand new Christmas Stamps!

Hello there! Thanks for popping in. Thursday’s blog is something blue, right? This piece actually started out life as a tester for the TV show, you know, where I make sure that what I’m planning in my head actually works. Yep, so we are tearing hills using the side of the  Clarity Blending mat, which comes FREE with the Blending Tools I plan on using… click here. Next, load a Clarity Stencil Brush with Denim Adirondack, or Chipped Sapphire Distress…

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Little Alice on a canvas board.

Little Alice on a canvas board.

Hi there. Thanks for dropping in this Sunday. Have been really looking forward to getting back up here  in my little art den, and doing something. Anything! Isn’t it amazing how being creative, getting with your hands  becomes such a part of you? I have missed my daily art fix! I invested in a very VERY expensive pair of scissors whilst in Germany too, so I want to try them out… I had a really brilliant cheap little pair for about…

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No birds were harmed in the making of this art. How to embed a Bird Table…

No birds were harmed in the making of this art. How to embed a Bird Table…

Hi there!Thanks for stopping by. Bit drizzums out there today,  so let’s do some artwork instead I say!! Yesterday I really enjoyed stretching myself,  and trying something new with card stitching. Found a nice home for it in the inglenook, too. But today I really must have a tidy up in here …. It’s reached that beyond-a-joke stage again. Strictly speaking, I could keep going in this mess for weeks, but we are supposed to be filming the next reel…

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Tree Box and Memories.

Tree Box and Memories.

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. What a blimming run around! That’ll teach me for having a weekend sale! Didn’t see that coming, I can tell you! Plenty of jumping around today at Clarity Towers! So here’s a late after supper blog… Actually, I really like being able to unwind alone, with a little blog task. Monday’s blog is flowers and trees, right? Here goes then! Dig out a Gelli Plate inky background from my stash. How did I do…

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Living on the Edge on New Year’s Eve…

Living on the Edge on New Year’s Eve…

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by on the last day of the year. It being Wednesday (Wednesday’s Blog is something new), and it being NEW YEAR’S EVE, I thought I would tackle something new,  which I hope will grow in 2015. I just want to really get arty,  let my hair down a bit and get more adventurous! Are you up for it? Let’s tackle a tiny little canvas board and see where it takes us, shall we?  This, my…

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BRAND NEW TODAY: Canvassing for Clarity!

BRAND NEW TODAY: Canvassing for Clarity!

Happy Saturday! Advent Day No 6. I am so chuffed and excited to present you with this artwork! It’s so different for me, but sooooo easy!!  Sam Crowe flew down from oop Norf this week, to help give me the kickstart I needed, just show me a few tricks – and before you could say clean your brushes, I was away.  So today’s the day that we begin a new Journey: Canvas for Clarity. Let me show you what I…

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Sing along at Christmas. A Party Game!

Sing along at Christmas. A Party Game!

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by on this chilly Wednesday. Clarity Advent Day No. 3 Time to sing it from the rooftops with a lovely carol set. We have a whole wonderful stamp collection  of these traditional Christmas Carols  and their corresponding images. Let’s go with God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. Stamp the music score onto a piece of square Gelli Card using a Black Archival. Time to get the miniatures out! Bottled Distress Inks: Tattered Rose Weathered Wood Tumbled…

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Santa’s Round. 4 for 2 Offer!

Santa’s Round. 4 for 2 Offer!

Ho Ho Ho! Thanks for stopping by! YouTube Tuesday’s back ! So it’s Day 2 of our Clarity Blog Advent. Here’s a cool yule video. Very simple tricks and techniques, using Texture paste. Hope you enjoyed that one? Here are the ingredients I used. Grunge paste Masking Tape Archival Black Bottle Adirondack Cranberry Adirondack Antique Linen Spectrum Noir Pencils White Fineline Pen Black Micron Pen Theuva Card A5 Spreader Stencil Brushes ClarityStencils: The Star Wreath The Holly Wreath Also in…

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