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Organic is the theme of the day for this week’s Mandala Monday.

The choice for you is, earthy natural tones, or will you bling it up?!

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A wonderful geometric Mandala Monday design to download and colour in this week.

Plenty of different ways to combine three or more colours … which will you choose?

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Time for a little Mandala Monday mindfulness again. Are you ready?

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Hope that the festive season and new year celebrations have treated you well and that you are calm and collected as you enter the new year.

If not, why not get back into the mindfulness of colouring with this free download?

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Artist Trading Card Daily 116

September 23, 2015 — 6 Comments

I managed a bit of making over the weekend and got back into some quick creations for the ATC challenge (that I am very behind on).

Today’s creation features some village scene woodmounted stamps from Hobby Art.

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So, the other week when I had a little “spree” at Wee Stamps, I actually bought several fairies so I thought that I’d do another colouring/card making Monday Mash Up with another one of the designs this week.

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Close Knit Friends

November 14, 2013 — 5 Comments

I recently produced a television show on Create and Craft TV that aimed to highlight the Big Knitathon which is an event to be held on the 16th November in aid of the Big Issue foundation.

Hearing how The Big Knitathon hopes to raise awareness of the role of the Big Issue seller, and funds for the Big Issue foundation, through a communal project to create the worlds biggest knitted blanket shows just how connected the creative world can be.

I genuinely struggle with knitting (although can crochet) but wanted to send Stephen Robertson, the CEO of The Big Issue Foundation, something to show appreciation for taking the time to come into the studios and being brave enough to learn to knit live on TV and so I decided to make a card to encapsulate the community spirit that he inspired in me.

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