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Christmas collage tags

If you saw my last post you will have seen how I used up the scraps from my last project to create a collage. I have now made my collage into a selection of 10 Christmas gift tags, some of which are folded card tags others are flat parcel tags. Each one has either a… Continue reading Christmas collage tags

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Margaret Brice Designs

Paper crafting, card making, painting, knitting and all things creative run in our family. I've been very lucky to receive crafty genes from my Mum, who also received crafty genes from her mother, my Nan, Margaret Brice. Unfortunately Margaret passed away at Christmas last year. But her Crafting and creativity lives on in her children… Continue reading Margaret Brice Designs

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Abstract Bumble bee paintings

I'd like to share with you these abstract, Mixed Media canvases I have painted! Both paintings are made using collage, acrylic paint, glitter and Heavy structure gel pastes to give a highly textural feel and lots of depth. The paint is applied thickly to the canvas but the collage background still shows through making the… Continue reading Abstract Bumble bee paintings

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Cereal Bar box transformation!

Hi everyone! Today I wanted to share with you all a challenge I set myself to use as much of a piece of recycling as possible to make some journal ephemera. This was a really fun challenge and I succeeded in turning this..... into this! To do this I cut up the box into segments… Continue reading Cereal Bar box transformation!

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What is a junk journal anyway?

As you may have noticed I have really gotten into making junk journals recently, and some of you may be wondering what exactly they are and what they can be used for. So here's a quick run down of what a junk journal is and what you can do with one! What is it? Essentially… Continue reading What is a junk journal anyway?

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Mixed media Collage tags!

I have been loving all things mixed media recently and have just made some tags for my junk journals using collage, sewing and tea stained papers. I started the process by making the collage on some sturdy card stock- the card I used is up-cycled from some promotional leaflets but you could use cereal boxes… Continue reading Mixed media Collage tags!