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  • What You Can Achieve by Liz Marsden
    January 17, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    What You Can Achieve by Liz Marsden

    Hi all, I thought I'd show you today a few different ways of using one stencil and one stamp set for different finished looking cards. Janine has some gorgeous stencils and stamp sets to buy online in her shop The Mad...

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  • Altered Round Box project by LOUISE CROSBIE
    January 12, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Altered Round Box project by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Today I am sharing a very quick and easy project with you to demonstrate how effective some simple texture additions can be.  I have decorated a little buff coloured papier-mâché box. It didn’t take long.  I simply painted it inside...

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  • Club Revenge by AMANDA KING
    January 2, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Club Revenge by AMANDA KING

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Amanda here to share a new scrapbook page made with papers from Vicki Boutin’s Storyteller collection. This is my first time working with one of her collections and it does not disappoint. I chose the Free Spirit...

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  • Woodland skater shrine by LOUISE CROSBIE
    December 29, 2020 Janine O'Rourke

    Woodland skater shrine by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hello again folks. Today I am sharing a little assemblage with you. People that know me will know altered art items are my real craft roots (although I enjoy doing some paper crafting too). This little shrine to winter was...

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  • Christmas Gift Cards BY AMANDA KING
    December 22, 2020 Janine O'Rourke

    Christmas Gift Cards BY AMANDA KING

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Amanda here with a quick and easy idea to jazz up any gift cards that you are giving this Christmas. To me, gift cards seem like an easy option and don’t require the care and thought that...

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  • Snowman Shaker Card by LOUISE CROSBIE
    December 21, 2020 Janine O'Rourke

    Snowman Shaker Card by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there. Today I am sharing a shaker card that I made for my husband's granddaughter as this will be her first Christmas. I have to admit I have never made one before and when it came to filling it...

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  • Christmas Cards by LILING PAYNE
    December 16, 2020 Janine O'Rourke

    Christmas Cards by LILING PAYNE

    Hello everyone, This is a very short post. I had hoped to add this additional project of making Christmas cards to my November blog post with the Advent Book as it was Christmas themed, but better late than never.   I...

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  • Steampunk Yule by LOUISE CROSBIE
    December 12, 2020 Janine O'Rourke

    Steampunk Yule by LOUISE CROSBIE

    A little while ago,I shared a layout and said it was reversible. Well here is the flip side.  I am a steampunk and every Christmas/Yule, we are invited to take part in the winter festival parade in Glasgow. (That’s me...

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  • Two Christmas Themed Exploding boxes by Liz Marsden
    December 10, 2020 Janine O'Rourke

    Two Christmas Themed Exploding boxes by Liz Marsden

    Hi guys, I thought I'd show you two exploding boxes created the same way but with different papers and colours.  The first one is using the fabulous papers by Carta Bella from the Farmhouse Christmas collection, I've created this for...

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