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  • Fortune Folio: By Louise Crosbie
    July 10, 2024 louise crosbie

    Fortune Folio: By Louise Crosbie

    At June’s Craft Club, we all made folios inspired by the tutorial by Paco Nuñez from Stamperia. We each chose our own papers and I decided to use the main paper set from the Fortune collection. And I chose to...

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  • Craft Club Folio inspiration: by Louise Crosbie
    June 7, 2024 louise crosbie

    Craft Club Folio inspiration: by Louise Crosbie

    Hello again. Im back with another Paco Nuñez inspired folio to show you. It’s just one more example of what you could do with the folios we’re going to be making at craft club in June. The folio will change...

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  • Folio by Louise Crosbie.
    May 17, 2024 louise crosbie

    Folio by Louise Crosbie.

    Hello again.  In a very ‘out of character’ move, I’ve been making and decorating folios this week. Who would have thunk it? 😂 Originally inspired by a folio made by Paco Nuñez, who designs for Stamperia, I decided to give...

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  • Steampunk altered Tin by LOUISE CROSBIE
    November 30, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Steampunk altered Tin by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Today’s project is another altered tin.  This one has more of a steampunk vibe and uses mostly metallique waxes (with the obligatory rust paste of course)  The tin I used is a vintage ‘Harrogate Toffee’ tin. I’ve simply glued on...

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  • Christmas Star by LOUISE CROSBIE
    October 9, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Christmas Star by LOUISE CROSBIE

    I’m thinking ahead to winter, Yule, Christmas etc and planning what class I could run at The Mad Scrapper for November/December.  And I’ve come up with this decorative little star decoration.  It’s a nice size. Not too huge so it...

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  • Magic Forest Book Nook by LOUISE CROSBIE
    May 8, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Magic Forest Book Nook by LOUISE CROSBIE

    This week, I decided to try and make a book nook. It was inspired by the beautiful new Stamperia “Magic Forest” collection designed by Antonis Tzanidakis.  I’ve used some of the woodland patterned papers on the sides and a brick...

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  • Reign of Grace Mini Album by LOUISE CROSBIE
    April 21, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Reign of Grace Mini Album by LOUISE CROSBIE

    Todays project is not really complete. If I waited on me finishing it before sharing, it could be a year or more lol.  I like paper crafting but only in short bursts as a break from mixed media. But I’ve...

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  • Sweet Girl by KAREN MOSS
    March 13, 2023 Janine O'Rourke

    Sweet Girl by KAREN MOSS

    Now, I have to confess that I have scrapped this photo multiple times as it is one of my all time favourites. I am sure I am not the only one to do this! I started my page by cutting...

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