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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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2018 mariebxmastree new look

Hello! I have a number of craft goals for 2018 relating to both improving my crafting skills & also improving/working on my social media accounts. Over the next few weeks I’m going to be updating both my Instagram page & my blog to reflect my style as mariebxmastree. 2017 has been an eye opening year… Continue reading 2018 mariebxmastree new look

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I’ve also been drawing….

Hello, As well as teaching myself Calligraphy, Watercolour painting and making greetings cards.... I'm also trying to teach myself to draw flowers, which I hope to transfer onto greetings cards with some point. πŸ˜‚ But for now, I'm having fun sketching flowers. The book I am using to reference is 'The Watercolour Flower painter's… Continue reading I’ve also been drawing….

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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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100 followers- Thank you!

Hello. Today my craft blog reached 100 followers. Thank you so much to everyone who follows me & I plan to create even more crafting blog content in 2018. I’m also proud of this achievement as I only started my blog in August 2017, sharing my crafting journey in the hope that I can share… Continue reading 100 followers- Thank you!

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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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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¨