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  • Skull canvas with Opal Magics by LORI WOODS
    October 15, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Skull canvas with Opal Magics by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Today I have something a little different for you. I love creating gothic pieces but I wanted to create this one with bright colours rather than dark and grungy. I started with the Vintage Frame chipboard, using the...

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  • Album Cover by LOUISE CROSBIE
    September 24, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Album Cover by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there. Well today is the day I have to officially accept I am a scrapbooker as I just bought and decorated my second 12x12 layout album.  I’m sharing the cover with you today. It is really very heavy handed...

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  • To the Moon and Back by LOUISE CROSBIE
    September 14, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    To the Moon and Back by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there everyone.  Today I’m sharing a scrapbook layout featuring quite a lot of “The Dusty Attic” chipboard. In particular the moon and the little houses designed by Nuneka Box.   The photo is of me and my husband at...

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  • Altered paintbrush by LOUISE CROSBIE
    September 4, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Altered paintbrush by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Today, I’m sharing this altered paintbrush. Originally ruined because I didn’t wash it out properly and the brush bristles had become one solid mass (irredeemably so).   But rather than throw brushes away that have become too worn, hard, or...

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  • Mixed media canvas by LORI WOODS
    June 11, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Mixed media canvas by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Today I have a mixed media canvas for you using lots of lovely paints and textures combined with Dusty Attic chipboards.  I started by giving my base a quick coat of white gesso and then used paper paste and...

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  • Prima Moon Child tags by LORI WOODS
    May 20, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Prima Moon Child tags by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Today I'd like to share some tags I made with the oh so pretty Prima Moon Child collection. It's an older collection but the colours and patterns are just lovely to use.  I started by cutting out...

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  • Octopus canvas project. By LOUISE CROSBIE
    May 18, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Octopus canvas project. By LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there. Today I am sharing a canvas with you.  When these Stamperia moulds first came out I was desperate to have one but I didn’t have the money. Then when I had the money, nobody had them left in...

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  • Ocean View by LORI WOODS
    March 25, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Ocean View by LORI WOODS

    Hi Mad Scrappers! Here's my next design team project for you - an altered chipboard frame. When I saw the Dusty Attic porthole chipboard, I knew I wanted to give it a real rusty weathered look but I couldn't decide...

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