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Sharon Curtis (glitterangel)
London & Bromsgrove
Interests: Cardmaking, altered art, sightseeing, art galleries, theatre, music - blur, tori amos, bat for lashes, turin brakes, foo fighters.
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Nat has chosen the dare for us this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she's set the theme of 'New Beginnings'. I thought I'd create a new baby card as it's always handy to have a few of these in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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It's the final day of the Kuretake UK #colourjuly challenge, and the theme for today is Anniversary, since this year is the 30th anniversary of the company. I went for a quite traditional anniversary card: The stamp set is from... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm back with another card to share for the #ColourJuly challenge at Kuretake. Today's theme is 'food', so I decided to go with a pretty birthday cake. I used the Paper Smooches Birthday Bash stamp set and coloured the cake... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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There’s a great month-long challenge going on at Kuretake UK. Since I’ve been away on holiday, and was a bit manic in the run up to going away, I have unfortunately missed most of the month. However, better late than... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Since getting back from Spain on Wednesday, I’ve been really lucky to have a couple of extra days off work, and to spend those days with some amazingly talented artists. On Thursday I took part in a Design Team day... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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This week we are lucky enough to have another sponsored dare from Ruby Rock-It. Here is a little about Ruby Rock-it : Ruby Rock-it Designs was created by Fynmark in Australia in 2008. Already successful with other mainstream papercraft brands... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
I'm back from our summer holiday in Antequera. We've had a fantastic 10 days filled with lots of sunshine, friends and fun. Half way through the holiday, we drove down to the coast, to an area near Fuengirola called Los... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Jo’s turn to choose the inspiration picture for our monthly Elemental Challenge and she’s picked this lovely summery photo: I picked out a few elements for my card:- the pink and beige colours, the quatrefoil pattern, the pink flowers,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I was very lucky to receive some of the new Apple Blossom dies in my DT package this month. I received that lovely large bird die, and the beautiful floral border. I’m really impressed with these dies, they cut beautifully,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Today I’ve got another DT project to share for Kuretake UK. I’ve put together a video showing how I made this card – the campervan is coloured using the Zig Clean Color Real Brush markers (try saying that quickly!), and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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This week we are lucky enough to have a dare sponsored by Ruby Rock-It. This is going to be the first of two sponsored dares. Here is a little about Ruby Rock-it : Ruby Rock-it Designs was created by Fynmark... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Miri’s turn to choose the challenge this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she wants us all to create something with a Bokeh effect. Although I’d seen lots of tutorials on this technique I’d never got round to trying... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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As I’m in quite a large team at work I regularly have to make good luck cards for people moving into new jobs. For this card I decided to play with the starter kit that came with my new Big... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Father’s Day here in the UK this weekend, then on the 1st July it’s my dad’s 70th birthday. He and I share our birthdays which is lovely. So I needed to make cards for both occasions. Cards for men... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s my second project as part of the Kuretake Design Team. The theme was Spring, so I decided to create a rainbow effect on my card using coloured Wink of Stella brush pens. So that my Birthday die cut had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m very excited to have the new Big Shot Plus as a birthday present from Andy. I love my teal Big Shot, and to be honest, that was more than sufficient for me since I only really make cards. However,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
I’ve been away for the last week or so with work. We had a meeting in Istanbul, and then one of my friends from work and I decided to tag on a weekend away, so we got a flight from... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s my turn to set the dare this week and I’ve chosen the theme: Mirror, mirror. I want to see mirror images on your cards – this can be mirrored stamping, die cuts, or images that feature a mirror image.... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I made this card using the new Birthday Bash stamp set from Paper Smooches. I ordered a few goodies from PS, so this time I ordered directly from their website. I have to mention how amazing their customer service is.... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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My little niece Ella is making her First Holy Communion in a few weeks time, so I needed to make a card for her. I decided that the May Simon Says Stamp card kit was ideal for this, as the... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I think the Fresh Cut Floral set has to be one of my favourite stamp sets. It’s quite an old set now, but I just love layering up the various flowers on a card, I think it’s so versatile. I... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Hello, I’m delighted to share with you this Wedding card I made for my first project as part of the Kuretake Design team. It’s a really simple way of getting the look of watercolour painting, without needing good painting skills,... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
Hi everyone, as you know, I’m one of the contributors over at the Craft Storage Ideas blog. The site now has a new owner so there will be some exciting changes coming up. I’m staying on as a contributor, so... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m joining in with the first Fiskarette’s challenge which requires you to make a card that incorporate two or more of these colours - pastel blue, ice grey, slate grey and orange. I decided to use ice grey, slate grey... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’ve put together another video tutorial, this time showing how to use the MISTI to get perfect mirror-image stamping. I used the MISTI to create a mirror-image of the crocodile so that I could have two facing each other, then... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art