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Grew up in the era of make and mend so have always been crafty. Love trying new things and in particularly love Art and Crafts. My favourite techniques are colouring with different mediums and altered art. Always happy to try new things.

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Friday, 30 March 2012

PHINDYS PLACE CHALLENGE


This week's challenge at Phindy's Place is an easy one - just add ribbon.


For this post I have used BEAR HUG available here.


Thought I'd just mention that I have just invested in some Perfect matting and square to help with precision of cutting giving more uniformity to your cards.  I have to admit I found it quite difficult to cut the Co-ordinations as it is quite a heavy cardstock.  I found that the Tim Holtz craft knife wasn't very good - had more luck with my Cuttlebee knife but unfortunately I found when I went to change the blade that the screw-in part of the knife has a tiny piece broken off so now have a broken craft knife and a whole pack of replacement blades!


What a nightmare trying to get replacement blades - I think I have got half a dozen craft knifes - everytime I used all the blades up I find I can't get the replacement blades for the particular knife I have and finish up buying yet another.  Decided this time I am going to get a Stanley knife as there is never any problem getting blades to fit.  Just have to be extra careful not to lose a finger as they are extremely sharp!




Techniques:



Medium:
Spectrum Noir and Copics
Prisma and Polychromo pencils
Black roller ball pen
PVA glue for faux pearls


Papers:
1st Edition Paper Collection
Co-ordinations

Dies used:
Marianne dies

Embellishments:
Sentiment from Pixie Cottage - girls
Petaloo flowers

Best wishes,


Challenges I'm entering this into
Copic Marker Europe = Skin tones
Crafty Purple Frog - Anything goes
MAWTT - Cute and Cuddly
Simon Says Stamps - Anything goes
CYDI - Pretty Peacock