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Waste? I think not !!! A Stamp and Paper step by step x

Waste? I think not !!! A Stamp and Paper step by step x

Hi there. Thanks for popping in. Let’s talk Background Designer papers and stamps today. The 4 books we launched in January have definitely hit the spot.  Get the set or buy them individually. If you’re anything like me, you hand on to every little piece and sliver. Can’t bear to throw it away, right? All those bits and pieces lend themselves perfectly to some layering, paper piecing…. We just need a starting point, and this lovely large Claritystamp will do…

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My bags are packed…

My bags are packed…

Hi there! How are you today? How am I ? Well, I’ve got a thist of dings to lo as yong as my larm; if fact, I think I just saw myself fly past the window! I keep humming this tune, which is never a good sign…. But joking aside, one day at a time is the only way forward. So the first thing today is you, and our blog. Here’s a simple step-by-step card for you to try. The…

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It’s a Road Trip!!!

It’s a Road Trip!!!

Howdi! Thanks for dropping in. Well here’s where we say goodbye to San Francisco, – it’s been great fun spending time with Mark – and HELLO OPEN ROAD! First stop Yosemite. The weather is a bit ropey apparently, but hey! The last time I was in Yosemite, I was driving a 40ft RV along a cliff edge in a storm. Mark was not even a year old. I remember it well. In fact, what I remember most clearly was my dear…

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Turquoise and Brown Deerscape.

Turquoise and Brown Deerscape.

Hello there. So glad you popped in. I have been pottering in the garden this morning, just tidying up. It’s very pleasant, isn’t it, to potter. It’s not something I have done much of,  but I’m thinking I may just make some more time for pottering. Anyway, here’s that step-by-step artwork I promised you yesterday. I used the Deerscape stamp. Let me show you the stamp set: We call it the Meadowdance Stamps Set, after the little children These are…

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Saturday. Time to ponder…

Saturday. Time to ponder…

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. What a sunny Saturday here in Kent! I’m sitting at the window, and the sun is just pouring in.  Very warm and calming. Yesterday was a busy day in London – and I shall certainly tell you all about it when I get the photos together next week. But the problem with busy, packed days is that you can’t stop to think or reflect. And the good thing about busy, packed days is that…

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Hares in a Tangle…

Hares in a Tangle…

Hello there! Thanks for stopping and and supporting the daily blog. Thursday blog is always blue, right? So I decided to have a play with my hares.  (That sounds awful!) Ready? First we need a dramatic background. Here’s one I did earlier, using an 8″ x 10″ Gelli Plate, Process Magenta acrylic paint (pink) Process Cyan acrylic paint (blue) and one of our stencils: The Tangle Stencil I cut round a cup to make this huge moon mask! You can…

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NEW Snazzy Christmas Jumper!

NEW Snazzy Christmas Jumper!

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. Just in time to try out the latest in snazzy Christmas attire! This Jumper Set was launched on TV on Sunday,  but sold out before we could get to it, so I thought it merited a good airing. I love it! Jim designed the Jumper stamp set,  and when Dee came up with stamping it on calico – well it just looks SO REAL!!! It even FEELS authentic! Just like the kind of jumper…

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When Journalling meets Chinese Lantern Stencil

When Journalling meets Chinese Lantern Stencil

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. It’s day 2 of the Ally Pally Stamp Show today, and I’m pretty sure we’ll be spinning like tops! Here’s one we prepped for the TV, but didn’t get to show off because the stencils sold out! Using my favourite stencil: The Chinese Lantern. Here are the ingredients: Word Chain Set Journaling Set White 7″ x 7″ Card Blending Tool Clarity Blending Mat Butterscotch Adirondack Caramel Adirondack Mushroom Adirondack Grunge Paste Coffee Archival Ink Pad…

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There once was a man from Dorset…

There once was a man from Dorset…

Hello there! Thanks for stopping by. Saturday’s Blog a New Technique. To who? To you? To me? So just a quickie, an old favourite,  a demo using the corset and Angelina Fibres. So many of you have seen this technique.  But there will be loads of readers who have never even heard of Angelina Fibres, or Fusible Fibres, let alone know what to do with them! Ingredients: Corset + Feminine leg Claritystamps Black Archival Pink Angelina Fibres Wisteria Angelina Fibres Iron Riser…

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A new, very lovely landscape stencil….

A new, very lovely landscape stencil….

X Hello there! Thank you for stopping by. After yesterday’s YOU TUBE TUESDAY,  and all that hilarity with Clarity, let’s get arty with a brand new stencil  and some rather lovely new stamps.   I used: Woodland Stencil 7″x7″ there are 2 other 7″x7″ stencils which make up the set: Bullrushes Cottage Flyaway Boy with Birds Claritystamp Love is in the Air Claritystamp (watch TV on Sunday for the boy and the girl stamps) New Word Chain inc. Dream (watch TV on Sunday for the next…

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