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February overview: My crafty lessons this month

Hello πŸ‘‹πŸ» As I write this weeks post it's the first weekend of March & the UK's snow is being replaced by rain. Over the past year I feel like my paper craft has really been evolving and as I have written in a few of my previous posts I really feel like I'm starting… Continue reading February overview: My crafty lessons this month

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Another calligraphy light bulb moment πŸ’‘

Hello. In previous posts I've written about how I've been teaching myself Calligraphy over the last 6 months. I started by doing the classic mistake of jumping straight into the middle of my books & getting stuck into my letters. Having realised that I needed to go back & learn the basics I started to… Continue reading Another calligraphy light bulb moment πŸ’‘

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Festive photo staging

Hello, I thought I would share another little festive craft project: I've been practicing my Instagram photo staging. A quick question; would you like to see a post about my photo staging process? Happy crafting! πŸŽ„

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Hello, I thought I would share some of my recent Christmas calligraphy for a little festive cheer. I wrote this out on an envelope to send as part of a larger package. I converted the picture to black and white using the Hootsuite Enhance photo app. I enjoyed writing this πŸŽ„πŸ˜Š Happy crafting!

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Now I know how to use the pens……

Hello. Do you have things in your craft cupboard that you bought way back when, never really knew what to do with, forgot about and then re-instated when you found the right way to use them? I do exactly that. πŸ˜„ I can't remember exactly when it was but a few years ago I bought… Continue reading Now I know how to use the pens……

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A little Watercolour pink flowers

Hello, Here's a little water colour flower painting of mine. I created this using Pink Ecoline water colour ink for the flowers and black for the flower centres. The light coloured flower petals around the background were created using the water I had been cleaning my brush in 😁 The pink ink had made the… Continue reading A little Watercolour pink flowers

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My β€˜Week of Watercolour’

Hello. I've been doing a bit of painting practice this week, so thought I would share my 'Week of Watercolour' 😁 πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨ If like me you're teaching yourself to paint, or any other craft, STICK WITH IT and ENJOY IT 😁 Happy crafting! πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ¨