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Dawn Turley
Attended Lawrence District High School
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Inspsired by......Jennifer McGuire
Isn't so much fun when you see a technique that just inspires you to create... well that's what happened to me watching Jennifer McGuire doing a white pencil highlighting technique (see her video here ) I so enjoyed this technique.  Here are three cards I'v...
Isn't so much fun when you see a technique that just inspires you to create... well that's what happened to me watching Jennifer McGuire doing a white pencil highlighting technique (see her video here) I so enjoyed this technique. Here are three cards I've made so far.
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Back again today to share a masked butterfly card I made for A2Z Scrapbooking.   I have really enjoyed doing some masking and inking with this one, I started by cutting a mask with the Fancy Butterfly die (DI708) out of Masking paper and placed it onto some...
I started by cutting a mask with the Fancy Butterfly die (DI708) out of Masking paper and placed it onto some watercolour paper. I used a small dauber to sponge on some Abandon Coral distress ink in the centre of the butterfly. I then added some Mermaid Lagoon distress ink all around the rest of ...
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Hero Arts Masking
Hi there - It's a new challenge at A2Z Scrapbooking and our theme this month is Masking. Did you know that using a stencil is a type of masking?  Well it is.  I have combined some traditional masking and a stencil to show case the Hero Arts goodness this mo...
Hi there - It's a new challenge at A2Z Scrapbooking and our theme this month is Masking. Did you know that using a stencil is a type of masking? Well it is. I have combined some traditional masking and a stencil to show case the Hero Arts goodness this month. I added some post-it tape down each ...
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Have a Happy Day
Hi there. It's time for my share at A2Z Scrapbooking and I have some more glittery goodness to show you. Is  not that one stunning butterfly. Here's a closer look  A big thank you to Arlene who sent me this beauty. It's the Hero Arts Butterfly Fancy Dies D...
A big thank you to Arlene who sent me this beauty. It's the Hero Arts Butterfly Fancy Dies DI078 I liked it so much I ordered it... so should you. Just follow the link above to A2Z Scrapbooking. I added a sentiment from Hero Arts Layering Happy Days Flowers CL864 Of course, ...
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Prima Flower box
One of my work friend's celebrated her 65th birthday on Monday and I made her a box card.   I used some Kaisercraft PP together with Prima Flowers.  The edging is a Martha Stewart punch.   Here is a close up of the flowers I used.    The butterflies are a E...
Here is a close up of the flowers I used. The butterflies are a EK Success punch. My friend was thrilled with the box card. She also received two other cards I made... I keep a box of my cards at work to sell and two of the other team mates bought cards to give her.
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Congrats....
It's my turn to share my card at A2Z Scrapbooking today, with a card I've made for my husband's niece.  She
is getting married in a few days and with this month's challenge being
all about glitter, glimmer and bling... I thought I'd try out using some
He...
It's my turn to share my card at A2Z Scrapbooking today, with a card I've made for my husband's niece. She is getting married in a few days and with this month's challenge being all about glitter, glimmer and bling... I thought I'd try out using some Heidi Swapp metallic foil. Congrats ...
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Happy Valentine's Day to "Ewe"
Hi there.  Today's card is my sample for Chalk'n'stock - our February challenge is now underway.   As usual our sponsor is Bugaboo and our theme is Anything Goes - just as long as you use chalk somewhere on your card..... I love Bugaboo digital images... Th...
Hi there. Today's card is my sample for Chalk'n'stock - our February challenge is now underway. As usual our sponsor is Bugaboo and our theme is Anything Goes - just as long as you use chalk somewhere on your card..... I love Bugaboo digital images... The choices are fabulous.
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Watercoloured background scene
I have been taking this online card class.... and it's been very inspiring, but still quite daunting.  It's all about using your watercolour mediums to paint.... I decided to try out Day 3's scene painting.  I printed a Mo Manning Digital stamp onto my wate...
I have been taking this online card class.... and it's been very inspiring, but still quite daunting. It's all about using your watercolour mediums to paint.... I decided to try out Day 3's scene painting. I printed a Mo Manning Digital stamp onto my watercolour paper, masked it off and then ...
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Ghost Stenciling
Wow it's been a few days since I've posted.  Auckland has been having a bit of a heat wave and it's been very warm at night so haven't felt much like crafting.  I come home from work and walk down to the beach for a swim (as I can't swim very well, I do som...
Wow it's been a few days since I've posted. Auckland has been having a bit of a heat wave and it's been very warm at night so haven't felt much like crafting. I come home from work and walk down to the beach for a swim (as I can't swim very well, I do some water walking) for about 25 mins and as ...
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Happy Anniversary
Today is our 38th Wedding Anniversary.  Time just seem to have flown by.   I made a card for him using a stenciling technique I saw on Jennifer McGuire's blog .   I covered my white card with Blueprint distress ink and using a Tim Holtz stencil and some Sil...
I covered my white card with Blueprint distress ink and using a Tim Holtz stencil and some Silver Shimmer Spritz over it. Added a touch of blue/silver glitter paper down one side. The balloon and elephant are a WPlus9 stamp and die set coloured with Zig makers.
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Vintage Roses
Last week I spend a bit of time watching some some videos on Altenew Layering stamps.  It's a free class available at the Altenew Academy ( HERE )  I liked the way the stamps layer.  I do have a couple of them but decided play with a WPlus9  set. I used Com...
Last week I spend a bit of time watching some some videos on Altenew Layering stamps. It's a free class available at the Altenew Academy (HERE) I liked the way the stamps layer. I do have a couple of them but decided play with a WPlus9 set. I used Coming Up Roses together with some distress inks ...
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playing with smooching...
I was playing around with some distress inks and my acrylic block the other day and made a couple of backgounds.  - one in blues and one in oranges.  And here's how they ended up First up the blues with a bit of inspiration from Pinterest  This is a slightl...
I was playing around with some distress inks and my acrylic block the other day and made a couple of backgounds. - one in blues and one in oranges. And here's how they ended up. First up the blues with a bit of inspiration from Pinterest. This is a slightly smaller card - 4' x 4 1/2" Cut with ...
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A 50's something crafter
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I live in Auckland NZ, and am an avid crafter as well as an amateur photographer,  I love reading, card making and lots of other crafts. 
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have two grown children and a very indulgent hubby
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