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Brenda Brown
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It's been a beautifully warm couple of days here in Surrey and I have taken the opportunity to sit out in the garden for a while. Gotta make the most of it now as it will soon be winter lol. Today I am sharing photos of my bi...
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I realised I hadn't shared my Skinzapfel project from Dare to Create in Coventry a few weeks ago with the amazing Andy Skinner and Tracy Weinzapfel. I loved this class where both Andy and Tracy shared the projects they...
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I did the Sunday morning class with the amazing Tracy Weinzapfel at D2C a few weeks back and made this framed board in her style using Tracy stamps. I have added a few bits since I got home, the shading using a groun...
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It's Easter egg hunt day in the Brown household and a family lunch later, nine of us today - I am so blessed to have a family who live very near us and come for dinner every Sunday so I've decorated the conservatory and dinin...
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Hi Everyone As promised I am sharing the winner of my 6th blogaversary give away prize and at the same time want to say a huge thank you to all my family, craft friends and facebook friends for their wonderful birthday wishes...
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So lucky to meet Tim again and attend a workshop with him last Saturday. It's been a great few days at the Stitches trade show in Birmingham xxx
I got back from a weekend in Birmingham last night, tired and full of cold but was so fired up with ideas from being at the Stitches show I ended getting up in the middle of the night and getting on with project work. My samp...
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Double Trouble I am calling the next workshop for Country View Crafts "Double Trouble" purely and simply because we will be making two projects this time round. I love this frame as it is more understated than other...
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I have a project on the DecoArt Mixed media Design Team blog today and it is my second piece for this amazing team. I have chosen to go all girly and create a mosaic frame with some rusted and timeworn trinkets. Here is a sn...
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I am sharing some of the workshop photos from yesterday over on the Country View Crafts Project Blog today. I loved creating the Weathered Beach huts with a brand new technique from me to achieve this very weathered and ag...
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I got the new TH vintage cars stamps recently and lo and behold a couple of days later the amazing Pamellia from My Little Craft Things posted a fabulous shabby vintage car card which totally inspired and motivated me to get ...
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At last I can make the announcement that I have been waiting to do for a few weeks. Whilst at Stitches in February, the amazing Andy Skinner invited me to be part of the DecoArt Media Team and of course I wanted to shout it t...
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Good morning from a bright and sunny Surrey - what a beautiful few days we have had - such a lovely change to the grey skies and rain. Today I am sharing my reverse canvas here and doing a 'show and tell' at Country Vi...
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Loving all forms of artsy craft, particularly mixed media, collage and stamping.
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Bumblebees and Butterflies is where I keep a complete log of my creative journey. Here you will see my shabby-vintage style, the projects I make and hopefully find some inspiration. I love to share new ideas and new learning so my posts are peppered with step-by-steps and tutorials. I hope you stay a while and join me on this incredible adventure and follow my progress as I travel this exciting path. Thank you for being here and please contact me if you have any questions. If you would like to take a class with me, check out my teaching schedule and maybe I will see you there.
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Mixed Media Doorhanger
ellypirally.blogspot.com

Hello Crafters and Makers (:o) So....did you had a fabulous hour at Hochanda yesterday? How we love it, to see Andy Skinner in action :o) I

Summer...
krazyjaynes.blogspot.com

What summer? It all came to a crashing end on Thursday night! Friday was a return to cold winds/ grey skies so I've been able to get on with

Dandelion inspiration
www.bumblebeesandbutterflies.com

I promised to show you how my muse took me off onto a completely different path after covering Beckah Krahula's Wanderlust lesson. If you mi

Destination Inspiration - embarking at terminal 1
www.bumblebeesandbutterflies.com

Welcome everyone - it is my turn to share a Destination Inspiration project over at A Vintage Journey. In our travel bag this month we have

let's leaf it
tando-creative.blogspot.com

hi. roc here today. the theme at tando this week is let's leaf it. i created this large clothes pin holder to keep on my messy art desk with

A Vintage Merry Christmas
www.vintagejourney.com

I am so pleased that we welcome you on this very special day to say - (photo courtesy of Carpe Diem Designs) FROM All the Creative Guides. W

Tutoriel - Mixed Media & Art Journal "Love" by Limor Webber
fathia-art-deco.eklablog.com

Un merveilleux partage pour un de mes coups de cœur pour les artistes de Mixed Média et de Scrapbooking , Limor Webber , elle est de Canada.

Wings? A total bird lover - How I've interpreted them!
www.mycornerofheaven.com

Hi there! Today’s post over at ‘A Vintage Journey’ calls for the new challenge for this month – ‘Things with wings’. You know I ‘love’ BIRDS

Recycled cat food box masculine wall hanging
frankieeatsworms.blogspot.com

Hi everyone. Just wanted to quickly share a little wall hanging I made with a more masculine theme to my shabby little hearts and flower pan

Destination Inspiration June Recipe # 3
www.vintagejourney.com

Hello all, Astrid here with the next Destination Inspiration of the month. I hope you have enjoyed the projects my amazing team mates create

Tim's Tag for September.
angelacuttingandcarving.blogspot.com

A big welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey. I have been making Tim's tags but not getting many posted so I thought th

Assemblage Clock - Compendium of Curiosities Challenge 10
claudinesartcorner.blogspot.com

Hello again, I have posted quite a bit this week, haven't I? Well I have another challenge that I like to partake in and it's the Compendium

Stampendous! / DecoArt - Blog Hop - Day 4
ellypirally.blogspot.com

The excitement continues as we lead you on a world tour of amazing artists playing with Stampendous, DecoArt, and Princeton Artist Brushes v

I heart June 2014 tag
pickleliciousart.blogspot.com

Hi everyone, Hope everyone is okay now that Friday is here : ) As it's a lovely day here in the UK ( for a change ) I thought I would take p

Steampunk Angel
vonpappe2.blogspot.com

Servus and welcome to my creative spot! So glad that you stop by again (or for the first time)! Yesterday - while trying to fight a nasty pa

I'm a blogworthy link!
twomaddahlias.blogspot.com

After a terrible, horrible, no good very bad day at work I came home to look at my Instagram and saw that Tim Holtz had a new blog up. It's

Tag Friday
www.vintagejourney.com

Hi Everyone Wow we have been bowled over by your amazing response to the challenge and to our projects, thank you from the bottom of our hea

Saturday Step X Step - altered mountboard hanging
frillyandfunkie.blogspot.com

Well it is Trace here with a Saturday Step X Step and for today's I have surprised myself and probably everyone else by using some very un-m

Happy 2014 - Live everyday!
countryviewcrafts.blogspot.com

"Live everyday" is one of the sentiments on Tim’s Simple sayings stamp set and what better than to start 2014 with that as a motto? Here's a

festive gift box
countryviewcrafts.blogspot.com

Well with the festive season not far away I thought I would make a small and fairly easy to decorate gift box, for that special little gift.