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  • Playing with Waxes Canvas by LORI WOODS
    May 6, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    Playing with Waxes Canvas by LORI WOODS

    Hello creative friends! I recently had a colour palette idea in my head of blues and purples but I wasn't quite sure what I wanted to do with it. I started to assemble some different bits and pieces together and...

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  • Art Journal cover by LOUSIE CROSBIE
    May 4, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    Art Journal cover by LOUSIE CROSBIE

    The project I’m sharing today is yet another art journal cover.  I have to hold my hands up and say the photos are far brighter than the real life object and that’s because there are metallique paints and waxes involved...

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  • A Day to Remember by SUE CREASE
    May 2, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    A Day to Remember by SUE CREASE

    Hello, Today I'm sharing a layout over at The Mad Scrapper Blog that  I have made of my late Dad taken sometime in the 1980's. I just love the photo as it shows how thrilled he was to collect his winnings from...

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  • Rust experiment canvas by LORI WOODS
    April 19, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    Rust experiment canvas by LORI WOODS

    Hello creative friends! Rust paste is my go-to product for creating rusty finishes on projects but I wanted to see how effective using other media would be in creating a similar look. I started by creating my base using large...

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  • Winged Heart mixed media canvas by LORI WOODS
    February 22, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    Winged Heart mixed media canvas by LORI WOODS

    Hello creative friends! Since it's February, the month of love, I thought I would create a heart-based project. I started by taking a piece of cheesecloth and using soft matte gel, I scrunched the material onto the canvas to create lots of interesting...

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  • In The Frame - mixed media canvas by LORI WOODS
    January 13, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    In The Frame - mixed media canvas by LORI WOODS

    Hello creative friends! My project for you today is this mixed media canvas with a very vintage style. To create the background I used the Prima Numerals mould to cast lots of resin pieces and glued these to the canvas with...

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  • Winter Brrr by SUE CREASE
    January 11, 2022 Janine O'Rourke

    Winter Brrr by SUE CREASE

    Hello and thank you for stopping by today. I am sharing over on The Mad Scrapper Blog today this Winter layout. I have used the gorgeous new papers from Maja Design called bohemian* Harmony I started by taking a sheet of  Kaisercraft  Base...

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  • A galaxy of ideas note book by LOUISE CROSBIE
    December 9, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    A galaxy of ideas note book by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there.  I’ve altered a basic journal/project book cover to make it a bit more exciting and inspiring to use. I’ve decided it’s for keeping a note of ideas. With space to fit in clippings for mood boards and colour...

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  • Days to Remember by SUE CREASE
    November 24, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Days to Remember by SUE CREASE

    Hello Again! Today I have a layout for The Mad Scrapper Blog I have been revisiting some of my very first layouts and boy were some of them plain! So I have decided to break them down, removing the precious photos and in...

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