Hero Arts May Challenge – Celebrate!

Hi all! Its the 15th of the month and a new challenge starts over at “A Blog Named Hero”, Hero Arts official challenge blog. This month, we are celebrating Hero Arts 45th Anniversary so our theme reflects this. In addition, if you want to use an old Hero Arts favourite stamp, please do! You have…

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Watercolour Kingfisher – Photo tutorial and giveaway

Hi all! What are you all doing today? I’m going to try and start painting again after a break of 10 whole days!!! Mind you I have been painting, but on my cards, using stamps and not freeform. In fact, since I’ve become a Brand Ambassador for Spectrum noir (no I cannot say that too…

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A Touch of Texture

Hi all, its Friday so the beginning of the weekend! Yippee! It’s been a rather strange hectic week for me as I settle into my new role as Brand Ambassador for Spectrum Noir and trying out all their colouring products. At the same time I’m trying out a new way to learn German as typical…

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Paper Crafting & Beyond

Hi all! Today I am here to share with you a card I made after I attended another excellent online course over at the Altenew Academy, called “Paper Crafting and Beyond”. This is part of my Altenew Educator’s Certification course and I’m already on the last level, Level 3! I have just 2 more classes…

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Happy Little Stampers – Happy Watercolour challenge

Hi all. Its the first of the month and I’m back to let you know that we have a new watercolour challenge over at Happy Little Stampers and this month’s optional theme is “Happy”! So show us your watercolour projects and if you want to, give it a happy theme either with bright happy colours…

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Altenew Academy Watercolor Basics and Beyond / Video

Hi all, today I’m excited to share a card I created after taking the “Watercolor Basics and Beyond” course at the Altenew Academy. I made a video to show you my painting process and you can find it at the bottom of my post. As I passed my Level 2 assignment and went up to…

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Home decor project for Altenew Academy Assignment

Hi all. Today’s post is a special one, as it is for my level 2 assignment for Altenew’s Educator Certification program. If I pass this assignment, I will go onto the last level and finally finish the program… and hopefully be certified! So for this assignment, I’ve been asked to create a home decor and…

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Growing as an artist

I just started a 100-day grateful painting challenge to improve as an artist and try to find my style and voice along the way. As I am also listening to Oprah & Deepak’s free 21-day meditation on “Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude”, I’ve combined my challenge to express what I’m grateful for each day. You can…

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The Ton Blooming Peony Garden – Watercolour pencils

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge starts at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week, the theme is “Anything Goes”, which is usually a favourite with all of you, so I look forward to seeing many of your creations in the challenge gallery! For this challenge, I decided to use my Spectrum Noir…

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Hero Arts Poppy Background

Hi all, I’m over at the a2z Scrapbooking blog today, for the last time, to inspire you to join us in this month’s challenge. Yes, I am leaving the design team of a2z, to go on to other projects but I want to thank all my fellow DTs, especially Cindy,  for all their kindness and…

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