Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 30

Clarity Challenge – Anything Goes!!

Hello and thank you for stopping by today. Well haven’t we had some glorious weather? Have you managed to watch any of the Commonwealth Games? I’ve caught some parts of them, in particular the diving and the gymnastics – just amazing to watch. Last week I was very fortunate to be able to join one …

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Jul 21

Celebratory Banner

Hello and thank you for visiting my blog today. I’m rather excited as I’m off to a two day crafting retreat with Barbara Gray of Claritystamp, tomorrow. I’m really looking forward to spending two whole days crafting – using new techniques and practising others. Today’s card is a variation of a card I’ve already shown you …

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Jul 16

Darren’s Dream

Hello, today’s post is of a card I made for my nephew. It is similar to this one I made for a friend, though this one has a moon and more dimension to it. I love the stamp and stencil so much I’ve decided to show this card as well. My nephew has been working away from home …

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Jul 14

Butterscotch Birthday

Today’s blog takes a look at the card I made for my Brother-in-Law. Based on a design by Barbara Gray, it uses a selection of stamps from Claritystamp. I’ve used an A5 sheet of Theuva card, trimmed slightly so it fits an A5 card base. Using the wonderful brushes from Claritystamp, I stencilled one of the tag images …

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Jul 12

Torn Gelli Plate

Hello thank you for stopping by. Today’s blog shows my attempt using a technique demonstrated by Barbara Gray. It uses the Gelli plate which is a marvellous tool for pulling mono prints. It can be used with acrylic paint or inks and can be purchased from Claritystamp. All the examples shown are left in their …

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Jul 10

Under the Sea – Pop Up Card

Hello and thank you for stopping by. I realise I’ve been very lax with keeping my blog up to date, and I hope to be able to remedy that soon. Today’s card was made for someone very special, and was my first attempt at a pop-up card. I’ll definitely be giving this another go soon …

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