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#100daysofcelticknots – project completed!
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On 3 April this year I embarked on #the100dayproject – and my goal was to work on my Celtic knotwork for 100 days. The project finished yesterday, and I’m really pleased to say I worked on it right through to … Read More

Crafty Download: Free Floral Mandala Colouring Page
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Yesterday I was playing with some pre-gessoed canvas paper, and ended up drawing a mandala on it. I had to use a brush pen, as the canvas was quite rough, hence the much thicker lines than I would normally draw … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Moss
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I know some people don’t like moss in their yards or gardens, but I absolutely love it! Look closely at it and the forms seem almost alien, the colours infinite. This week’s colour inspiration swatch is taken from a lovely … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration – Sanctuary Knocker
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One of the obligatory photographs you have to take when having a tourist day around Durham is of the Sanctuary Knocker at Durham Cathedral. You can read all about its history over at the Durham World Heritage Site website, where … Read More

Crafty download: monoprinted background papers
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As I mentioned yesterday, I’ve had great fun playing with making monoprinted background papers recently, and I thought I would make them available as digital downloads for you to play with too. As you can see in the photos above, … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Monoprint
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I’ve been having great fun playing with monoprints over the last couple of months, and thought I would put some together to create a free download for you, so that you can use them in scrapbooking, journalling and card making. … Read More

Lino printing workshop with community art group
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Another week, another lino printing class! This class was four hours in total, spread over two weeks, so everyone had time to carve up a couple of lino print tiles and then had chance to really play with a few … Read More

Tuesday Colour Inspiration: Geranium
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Back in the garden again for this week’s colour inspiration swatch, I’m always a fan of flowers that self seed themselves and these little geraniums are some of our visitors this spring! As always, this week’s swatch is available to … Read More

#the100dayproject – half way through!
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Yesterday was the half way mark of #the100dayproject – the time between finishing my Celtic knotwork alphabet and the half way mark just seems to have flown by, although that was over 3 weeks ago now! In the 3 weeks … Read More