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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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  • 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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  • Wooden horse makeover by LOUISE CROSBIE
    June 22, 2021 Janine O'Rourke

    Wooden horse makeover by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Hi there everyone.  Today I have a little wooden horse makeover to share with you.  I was visiting my friend (also a steampunk like me) and she handed over the little critter and asked if I could “steampunk” it.  So...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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