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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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  • Faux leather junk journal by LORI WOODS
    May 6, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Faux leather junk journal by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! As soon as I saw the leather texture paper from Prima I knew it would make a great faux leather cover for my next junk journal. I started by folding the sheet in half and cut a...

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  • Altered box by Lorna Simons
    April 21, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Altered box by Lorna Simons

    Oh, I love boxes and tins, and I love to decorate them, these papers were just perfect for this. I measured the height of the box above and below the opening of the box and cut the full width of...

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  • Altered tin. By Louise Crosbie.
    April 20, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Altered tin. By Louise Crosbie.

    Hi there. I have another altered tin to share with you today.  I am a steampunk but sometimes steampunk and Goth get a little combined and we call that Steamgoth lol. I think that is what this tin is.  I...

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  • Colouring moulds by LORI WOODS
    April 17, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Colouring moulds by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! So, you've bought some cool moulds, now what? There are lots of different ways to incorporate moulds into your project and lots of different ways to decorate them. I'd like to show you 3 different options for...

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  • Find Joy mini album by LORI WOODS
    April 5, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Find Joy mini album by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Now that the sun has finally started to peek out from behind the clouds and it's getting a little warmer, everything feels a bit more cheerful. I'm not normally one for florals but when I saw the...

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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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  • Rusty Art Journal: By Louise Crosbie
    March 21, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Rusty Art Journal: By Louise Crosbie

    Hi again. The project I am sharing today is my first art journal. An artist/crafter I subscribe to gave us a wonderful mindfulness project to do over the next month and it looked like one of the best ways for me...

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