Snowy Scenes

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  • Friday, November 25, 2016

This time of year is not only about Christmas, but the wintery,snowy weather (not too much I hope!) - you can't deny that it does make for lovely cards! The first two use dies to create a scene: This first card was created with dies from Dixi Craft. They are silhouette dies but I chose to use mid blu ..

Graphic 45 St Nicholas Collection projects

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  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Any one who knows me knows how much I love Graphic 45 papers, especially their Christmas collections, this year is the St Nicholas Collection (/g45papers.jpg) This is a traditional collection in red and green, and many of the papers have lots of lovely 'cut-upable' bits that make it perfect for collage ..

A workshop with Seth Apter

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  • Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Last Sunday I was lucky enough to attend a full day workshop with Seth Apter (his website is The Altered Page). Arranged in conjunction with PaperArtsy it was a fun day full of techniques that I will certainly make use of in future projects. We started with a blank kraft colour binder from Spellbinders and use ..

Make your own stamps

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  • Thursday, July 28, 2016

I have been wanting to try this for a while now, making my own stamp designs with SpeedBall Speedy Cut Easy Block. In essence it is soft rubber that is easily cut down with scissors and easy to carve into with a simple lino cutter tool. I remember lino cutting at school and it wasn't my favourite, usually we would  ..

Welcome to our new look!

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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Well it's been a while but we are finally ready to launch our new website with lots of exciting new features to show you. Firstly I wanted to show you some of the ideas I have had for the new PaperArtsy stamp set designed by Everything Art for Wanderlust 2016. The set features two colour wheels, and you may t ..

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