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  • An ATC for a Bank Holiday weekend

    Looking out my window on this wonderful bank holiday weekend in London I see that it is cold, wet and very grey and windy. What a good excuse to stay at my crafting desk and enter a few challenges perhaps?…

    Blog Candy

    There is some fantastic blog candy up for grabs at: Heidi’s Papir Verden blog Ellis Keeper blog Good luck everybody.

    Using Acetate

    Wanted to try making a card using acetate rather than cardstock for a change. Thought it might be interesting. The layout comes from Friday Sketchers challenge blog and I thought I would put it up on the Tanda Stamps circle…

    More challenge Cards

    Here is another challenge card but this one is for two different challenges. Friday Sketchers blog has a great sketch for their second challenge. Then Stamp Something has a little something to say ‘Thank you’ challenge. So this card was…

    Recycling Fabric onto cards

    So this week’s challenge on the Arty Girlz Challenge blog is recycling and as I love recycling everything (well, hoarding really as I can’t seem to throw anything away), I thought I would put this card up. It uses fabric…

    Bitten By the Challenge Bug

    For a while now I’ve been wanting to alter the cover of my travel journal from my trip last year to China and this week’s challenge of Travel/Places from Arty Girlz gave me the inspiration to finally do it. So…

    Making my own background papers

    I love all the wonderful background papers that you can buy. There are some beautiful works of art in paper that I often find them hard to cut up, I’m sure you know what I mean. But I also love…

    Carried away

    One day I got a little carried away with my bead collection and just made beaded bracelet after beaded bracelet. I suddenly realised that I now had more bracelets than I actually knew what to do with 🙂 But there…

    And again with the ATCs

    Some more ATCs. The top two used clear embossing onto a glue stick – I quite like the coverage you can get and the bobble texture it makes so use it every now and again. I had two images of…

    Bookmarks

    Here is the image of the ‘Home Sweet Home’ Bookmark, inspired by the ‘Home Sweet Home‘ ATC. Promised I would put it up when I found the picture! The bookmark went into a housewarming present (which was a book btw…

    And now some ATCs

    Artist Trading Cards or ATCs are fab for trying out new techniques on a small scale. I love them but must admit I don’t do that many. Here are some of my more recent ones, trying out different ideas. The…


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