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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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These are also cards for my next class, and this will be a new technique for everyone. I've heat embossed a floral background with white embossing powder, then added some ink blended Distress Ink colours to create a pretty background.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at GlitterAngel Art
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Another few cards for my next class, again using sketches as a starting point and showing how you can use the same basic design in lots of different ways. Different sketch for this one. Although I've made it a Mother's... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Here's a few more cards that we'll be making in my February class. I've put together a few sketches to work from because I thought it would be a handy thing to have for everyone to take home. Every now... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm a little late sharing my Daring Cardmakers DT card this week, mainly because it took me forever to think of what to do! Kathy wants us to use a new technique, a card fold or something else you've never... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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I really love these Santoro images for practicing my colouring skills. I've been gradually building up my collection of Copics (up to now I've been using Promarkers for all my marker colouring). I love Promarkers, but I want to have... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Next up are a couple of wreath themed cards. One of my ladies asked if I could bring some more cards this time that would work for men, so I thought it would be good to demonstrate how you can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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It's been a busy start the year for me, the first week has already been full of magazine commissions and DT projects. I've started thinking about what we are going to do in my class on the 11th Feb. In... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Happy New Year! Well it's the first dare of 2017 and I'm lucky enough to be the one choosing the inspirational photo. I really liked the elements in this one, it's still nice and wintery but with some fresh, sparkly... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I finally got time to play with the Chibitronics starter kit that came with the December Simon Says Stamp card kit. Since I am quite averse to any sort of card making that involves measuring, or anything slightly technical I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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The theme this week at The Daring Cardmakers is 'Giving Thanks'. I'm really happy with this theme because I do tend to send quite a lot of thank you cards so I'm glad of an excuse to stock up my... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I am so excited that Liz, formally of Pink Petticoat, has decided to re-open her boutique of gorgeous digi papers and digi images. She's re-branded as The Lovely Studio and to start with she's re-launching the old Pink Petticoat papers... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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A few more Christmas cards to share today, most of these are cards I made to sell in my office. I tried to make them quick and easy cards, but some of them did end up being a bit involved.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm just popping in with a couple of quick birthday cards I made for friends. I was quite surprised to find this lovely birdcage die in The Works the other day when I popped in for some foam tape. They... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I bought this fabulous stencil whilst at a recent mixed media retreat. I thought it would be ideal for this card - the usual difficult male card! I stencilled some Distress inks through the stencil to create a lovely bright... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I had such a fun evening last week making Christmas wreaths with my work colleagues. We used a lovely Joanna Sheen Poinsettia die and some wreath forms from Hobbycraft to make these beauties. Crafting with a little Prosecco is always... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Last weekend I decided to join my friend Katie Skilton for a weekend of workshops taught by the very talented Marta Lapkowska. It was great fun. The workshops were held at a rowing club right on the river in Stockton... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I've bought lots of new Christmas stamp sets this year, and I'm really loving the My Favorite Things Merry Everything and Deer friends sets with the cute reindeer and Santa. Here are a couple of cards I made to add... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here's a card I made using the last Simon Says Stamp card kit. If you haven't seen their monthly card making kits, and you are into stamping, I'd highly recommend you check them out. This month's kit had an Autumn... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I love these Tonic dies, they're great for making quick cards - and a Christmas you definitely need some options for mass-producing cards that aren't too time consuming to make. This is another card for my November classes. The first... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I've got a super-cute card today using the gorgeous Merry Everything stamp set from My Favorite Things. I put together a video showing how I made this card: Wplus9 TREE BORDER Designer Dies WP9D138 Merry Everything Lil' Inker Designs STITCHED... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I put together a video on the making of this card using some lovely new stamps from Woodware and dies from Tonic Studios. Ranger Stickles LIME GREEN Glitter Glue SGG01829 Tonic GLOSS WHITE Nuvo Crystal Drops 651N Sizzix BIG SHOT... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I really adore this Christmas pudding die, I think it's going to feature on a lot of my Christmas cards this year. It's from Tonic Studios. The greeting on this card is from an older Papertrey Ink set called Signature... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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A few more cards for my November classes. I really love this Woodland scene - it's another of the new dies from Pretty Quick dies at www.craftstash.co.uk. I recently bought these Torn Edge square dies from Tattered Lace when they... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm still very much in Christmas mode at the moment. I've really been making Christmas cards for months now, with all my magazine commissions, and the TV shows I've done so far have been mostly Christmas products too. Strangely though,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Well I'm so sorry for my extremely poor attempt at updating my blog lately. The main reason for this is that I've recently started working on Create & Craft as a Guest Presenter. I've been demonstrating C&C's own range of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art