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Time for magic

Hello again I hope you are all well! We have had snow here and my poor spring flowers have been flattened ! Sitting here with my coat on… so much for spring! Maybe some of you managed to get the new ministry of time stamps and stencils. I had another idea brewing- a play on… Continue reading Time for magic

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My ticking heart

Well hello friends !As some of you know we have been enjoying a 4 day extravaganza at Lavinia stamps, clockwork carnival which launched the ministry of time collection. https://laviniastamps.com/product/buy-23-new-stamp-bundle-for-144/ I had a lot of fun creating this assemblage using many of the stamps from the collection. You can find out how I created it here:… Continue reading My ticking heart

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Love wishes

Hi guys! Looking for a last minute Valentine card idea? Today’s tutorial demonstrates a design for all those inky background scraps and it’s reasonably quick! You can find the video tutorial here: Lavinia stamps-Love wisheshttps://youtu.be/shYCZ4bLdXc As usual you with find some product links including the stamps for todays design in the description box below the… Continue reading Love wishes

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Woodland den

Hi everyone I hope you are coping with January … it’s a long month! We have had snow and a very cold spell in Ireland . We have also had a couple of house viewings but nothing to report . It’s a slow time of year. So it’s time to escape for a while to… Continue reading Woodland den

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Ocean mixed media journal spread

Hello friends, a huge thank you to those of you who provided feedback to my mixed media review video. Most liked the art journal and many asked for a dedicated journal for Lavinia stamps . So I thought that this would be a great way to show experimentation with some mixed media layering techniques and… Continue reading Ocean mixed media journal spread

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Journalling and mixed media review

Hello friends I’m back in Portugal with Mum for a while enjoying the good weather. I thought that I would do a quick video showing some of the other mixed media work that I’ve been involved with over the years and which are set out in this blog . I wanted to find out if… Continue reading Journalling and mixed media review

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Toadstool brook

Well hello! Long time no see! It’s nice to be back! I hope you are doing well and enjoying some of the new post- pandemic freedoms that we appear to have… dare I say it! I’ve been away as some of you know due to some major home decorating and clear outs. We are still… Continue reading Toadstool brook

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New story

Hello everyone, wishing you a very happy 2022! It’s that time of year when we think about new beginnings. This year I’m hoping to make a few changes . The pandemic and its impact in terms of travel restrictions has made me more aware of the importance of my spending time with my family. Most… Continue reading New story

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Bokeh technique

Hello I’m back with some Christmas ideas. I was curious about using the bokeh watercolour technique with water based ink. We all have inky scraps and so it’s a good way to revive them. I’ve used solid circle stamps along with my Lavinia stamps. If you don’t have this type of stamp you could try… Continue reading Bokeh technique