Addicted to Stamps & More – Stamp Collage

Hi all, I’m back today with a new challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More and the theme is “Make Your Mark”. We look forward to seeing your creations using markers, watercolours, colour pencils… anything you use to make YOUR mark in the gallery. As we are just past the middle of Kathy’s “The Daily…

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Creative with Stamps – Terry on the Beach

Hi all, its the 15th of the month and I’m back to remind you of our challenge going on at Creative with Stamps where the theme is “Cute Animal”. I hope you’ve joined in the challenge with an animal themed project, and if not you have until the 30th to join in, and who knows,…

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Altenew Educator Certification Program – Stencil technique

It seems a while since I posted but I’ve been busy learning new techniques, finishing paintings for gifts and my weekends have also been busy with parties, dinners…. The end of the school year is always quite hectic as we all try to cram and see each other before the 6 week summer break or…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Animal crackers + video tutorial

I’m back again today to inspire you to join us at our challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters where our sistah Terri has chosen to put Animals in the focus of our creations. You have until Sunday June 17th to link up your animal themed cards so you have plenty of time to join in…

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Addicted to Stamps and More – Cactus

Hi all, I’m here with the first of my double posts today, to invite you to play along with us at Addicted to Stamps and More, where we have a beautiful photo inspiration of succulents. Feel free to join in with whatever inspires you in this picture, be it the plants themselves or the colours…

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Words cannot Espresso…

This is my 4th coffee themed card and for someone like me who doesn’t drink coffee, its alot of cards for me to make, but I know the majority of my friends depend enjoy their coffee so I won’t have any problems giving them away I think. It was also a challenge for me to…

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Creative with Stamps – Cute Animals

Hi all, its the 1st of the month and I’m back to inspire you to join us for a new challenge at Creative with Stamps and this month’s theme is “Cute Animals”. You have until the end of the month to share your animal cards with us and make us go “awww…so cute” and maybe…

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Espressoing my gratitude

I’m not a coffee drinker but my hubby loves it and for our housewarming, our friends bought us a Nespresso machine. We already had a coffee machine with an integrated grinder but as our new house has three floors & 2 kitchens (yes so much to clean…), I mentioned in passing to a girlfriend that…

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Coffee & Spanish fish stew

It’s my hubby’s birthday today and I wanted to make him a card that contained his favourite things and since last year I gave him a card with a guitar on it, this year it has coffee with the intensity of my lust love.  I’m not a gushy person when it comes to expressing my…

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Letting Go

When I started this painting a month ago, I was obsessed about learning how to get movement in my leaves by using shading and tones. I also thought it was time I stopped copying from my guidebook or other people’s drawings and learn to paint from a “live” subject (well my plant is a a…

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