Konnichiwa For Kuretake

How about a little Japanese inspired make using the ZIG Memory System Scroll and Brush pens? If you want to see some more details for this one then pop on over the Kuretake blog to see some more. I've done a bit of blending as well as both Italics and Brush calligraphy for this one.  Have a fun Saturday! Kim

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How To Use ZIG Emboss Pens With Masks

Hey up all, got another tutorial for you today. It is always the way, no tutorials for ages then three come along at once (or is that buses?). This one was on the Kuretake Blog and is for the card I made for the Wedding-inspired challenge. Now you still have time to join the Wedding challenge and there is £50 bundle of Kuretake…

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New Papercraft Essentials Time

Hey Crafty Chaps, I've got a little heads-up for you with an article in the new issue of Papercraft Essentials issue 84. It's only a small one from me this month with two cards but a great one for the kids if you are looking for cards to make on a rainy day with dried pasta. I've also used some PanPastel and…

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Mixed Media Tag With ZIG Cartoonist Inks

I have some inky tips to share with you today, this post has been on the Kuretake Blog recently but I wanted to share it here as well. But before I do don't forget to check out the new Kuretake Challenge - there is £50 of Kuretake and Basically Bare products up for grabs. Back to my tutorial today, I've been playing…

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Time For…

A couple of shout outs! It is article time again but only a tiny one, I have a couple of cards in this month's Simply Cards and Papercrafts and get this, it is Simply Cards and Papercrafts 100th issue! Happy Birthday Simply Cards and Papercrafts! (The '100' card in the circle is one of mine). The second shout out is yet another…

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A New Project – Scrapbooking Me

Project number 6 trillion and 22 - Scrapbooking Me. So I've started a new project, this one is a retrospective. I'm hunting out old pictures of myself to scrapbook, journal or memory file, kind of watching how I've changed over the years. So here is my first make in the project, an 8"x8" scrapbook page with a picture from way back in…

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Travel Sketching Saturday

What? No La-La Land Crafts Monday Inspiration post today? No, but if you drop by tomorrow I'm sure you will see some La-La Land Crafts! Well actually I know you will! The CHA in the USA starts tomorrow and I've been busy making samples.  So my samples are there even if I'm not! But you haven't dropped by my blog for nothing, I…

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Review – ZIG Cocoiro Lettering Pen From Kuretake

Buffy from Kuretake recently sent me one of the ZIG Cocoiro Lettering Pens from their Japanese Stationery range to try out - so it is review time! So the first thing to notice about the ZIG Cocoiro Lettering Pen is that you can choose the colour of the body and the colour of the ink. You can even choose the type of…

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What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday – WOYWW

What is this? I've managed to join the WOYWW revellers on two consecutive weeks? Shock! Yay! Hello WOYWW-ers! I thought I would show another mini-journal page this week on my rather untidy work space. I've been playing working with PanPastel and Zig Millennium pen. With a little bit of old map page altering, well tiny really - the ickle house on the hill. It…

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What’s On Your Workdesk Wednesday – WOYWW

Mid-week check up! How are you all doing? What have you all been up to since Monday? It's commission land here, been a bit obsessed trying to finish something off but I did spend a little time playing with some acrylic inks and my ZIG Writer pen.  I meant to show it to you last week for a bit of colourful fun but I've…

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A Tag And A Couple Of Fond Farewells

Hey All, I have a tag for you today using the lovely Paper Smooches Promenade stamp kit available over at the Make The Day Special shop. I've used the ZIG Art and Graphic Twin pens for this make and you might recognise the shape! I did say that it was one of my favourite tag shapes at the moment. You can download…

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