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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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  • Autumn Tags by VICKI PUNTON
    October 8, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Autumn Tags by VICKI PUNTON

    Hi Guys, Today I'm sharing some tags that are perfect for sending out in some Autumnal happy mail.  I started off with a sheet of corrugated card.  I love both the colour and texture it can add to projects like...

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  • Haunted house / canvas by LOUISE CROSBIE
    October 1, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Haunted house / canvas by LOUISE CROSBIE

    I love this time of year for crafting.  Autumn, halloween, winter, yuletide/Christmas.  I’ve started my Halloween projects this year with this chipboard house kit. Now the kit is too large for posting so it’s not in the online shop. But...

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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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  • Quick & simple steampunk style cards by LORI WOODS
    September 6, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Quick & simple steampunk style cards by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrappers! Today I have some steampunk style cards that are quick and simple to make :) I started with some Dusty Attic chipboard pieces, Cogs frame set and Cog Cluster, and gave these a few quick coats of white...

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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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  • Altered Book Post by VICKI PUNTON
    August 25, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Altered Book Post by VICKI PUNTON

    Hi Guys, I'm so happy to be able to share my first project for the Mad Scrapper Blog with you all today! I like to pick up older books to alter and use as different kinds of art/journal books when...

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  • Blueprint for Life by LORI WOODS
    August 16, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Blueprint for Life by LORI WOODS

    Hello Mad Scrapper! Today I have a mixed media piece for you that was inspired by a bottle of distress spray. The colour name of the spray is Blueprint and it made me wonder how I'd go about recreating a...

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