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Folk Art Birds and a Hand-carved Stamp
So I did a little folk art inspired illustration the other day of some wood pigeons and when I was finished I thought one of the wood pigeons would make a nice stamp! So I grabbed a rubber block, did a quick tracing of the wood pigeon and transferred it to ...
So I did a little folk art inspired illustration the other day of some wood pigeons and when I was finished I thought one of the wood pigeons would make a nice stamp! So I grabbed a rubber block, did a quick tracing of the wo...
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Inspired by house martins
Hello! I've some illustrations to share with you today, including some handlettering. Just in case you're wondering I'll still be sharing paper-crafted projects on my blog, including published cards, tutorials etc but I'll be showing more of my illustration...
Hello! I've some illustrations to share with you today, including some handlettering. Just in case you're wondering I'll still be sharing paper-crafted projects on my blog, including published cards, tutorials etc but I'll be...
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Pattern by hand using Acrylics
I've a new floral pattern to share today, inspired by the above illustration I did of a watering can and some florals. I really liked the colour combo and had a little project in mind for the finished patterned paper (more on that later!) I started out with...
I've a new floral pattern to share today, inspired by the above illustration I did of a watering can and some florals. I really liked the colour combo and had a little project in mind for the finished patterned paper (more on...
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Watercolour Pattern by hand
I'm back today with a pretty floral pattern I created, by hand! I've really been enjoying exploring pattern design (you can check out a great course on Creativebug ) but I'm not a huge fan of spending ages on the computer and I'm still not so keen on the ve...
I'm back today with a pretty floral pattern I created, by hand! I've really been enjoying exploring pattern design (you can check out a great course on Creativebug) but I'm not a huge fan of spending ages on the computer and ...
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90th Birthday Card - Handlettering and Watercolour
We had a great Easter break here, Isabelle was on school holidays for two weeks. We were lucky with the weather, so we were out in the garden a lot of the time. It's a busy time in the garden, we've lots of seedlings in trays ready to be potted on, seeds to...
We had a great Easter break here, Isabelle was on school holidays for two weeks. We were lucky with the weather, so we were out in the garden a lot of the time. It's a busy time in the garden, we've lots of seedlings in trays...
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Love Pattern
I've always loved patterns and I've done a few online courses on surface pattern design but I started an absolutely inspiring course on Creativebug last week. It's the first time I've really seen the process of designing a repeat explained so clearly, it re...
I've always loved patterns and I've done a few online courses on surface pattern design but I started an absolutely inspiring course on Creativebug last week. It's the first time I've really seen the process of designing a re...
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Time for tea!
I've a couple of new illustrations to share today, this time with a tea theme! I love teacups and mugs, and I've quite a large collection of all different shapes, sizes and patterns. So I decided to paint a few, there's also a couple of jugs in there too. A...
I've a couple of new illustrations to share today, this time with a tea theme! I love teacups and mugs, and I've quite a large collection of all different shapes, sizes and patterns. So I decided to paint a few, there's also ...
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DIY Folder with Pocket Tutorial
Following on from my last post where I painted a large sheet of patterned paper, I mentioned I had a project in mind to use it. Here's what I used it for, I made a neat folder for my sketches and illustrations. I've been doing more illustrations recently, w...
Following on from my last post where I painted a large sheet of patterned paper, I mentioned I had a project in mind to use it. Here's what I used it for, I made a neat folder for my sketches and illustrations. I've been doin...
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Free Quilling Kit
In this month's issue (May issue 143) of Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine there's a fabulous free gift of a 3-in-1 quilling kit! It includes 60 quilling papers and two essential tools (including a circle gauge ruler which is very handy!). I was commission...
In this month's issue (May issue 143) of Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine there's a fabulous free gift of a 3-in-1 quilling kit! It includes 60 quilling papers and two essential tools (including a circle gauge ruler which i...
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Around the garden... and the pond!
We had some glorious sunshine the other day and I took the opportunity to take a few photos from around the garden. The daffodils have nearly gone now but the tulips are ready to take over the show, I love these cheery pink ones, they have a hint of peach a...
We had some glorious sunshine the other day and I took the opportunity to take a few photos from around the garden. The daffodils have nearly gone now but the tulips are ready to take over the show, I love these cheery pink o...
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Primroses and Narcissi Pattern
Yes, I'm still enjoying playing with pattern with Creativebug 's How to Design Fabric online course, it's been brilliant, I just wish I had more time to make more! For my second pattern I went out to the garden for some inspiration and picked some spring fl...
Yes, I'm still enjoying playing with pattern with Creativebug's How to Design Fabric online course, it's been brilliant, I just wish I had more time to make more! For my second pattern I went out to the garden for some inspir...
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'Violas in a Teacup'
Every now and then I get the urge to do a painting. I love the whole process, the initial inspiration, setting up, sketching the subject and of course the feeling of paint gliding across a stretched canvas! I had this painting rolling around in my head for ...
Every now and then I get the urge to do a painting. I love the whole process, the initial inspiration, setting up, sketching the subject and of course the feeling of paint gliding across a stretched canvas! I had this paintin...
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Living in Ireland, love paper-crafts, painting and nature!
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