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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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Here’s my first DT project for May, using the gorgeous ‘In the Garden’ stamp set. I just love this set as I love incorporating stitching onto my cards, and these little stitched birds and flowers are just beautiful. For this... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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I’ve put together a video showing how I made this pretty birthday card. I used the Zig Pearlescent watercolour paints from Kuretake – they are lovely to work with – high quality like the Gansai Tambi watercolours, but with a... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Here are the rest of the samples I made for my Hochanda shows - I forgot to blog them! I really do love these little birdie dies and stamps. One of the extra products on the show was a pack... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I made this pastel card using one of the stem and flowers from the ‘Stitched Birds’ stamp set. After die-cutting a circle from white card, I drew round a die in pencil to give me a guide before stamping the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m really in love with this embossing folder. It’s called ‘Sweet Cherries’ and I just love the design. It would look lovely with all those cherries coloured in, or glittered (I’m sure you’ll see a card featuring that technique very... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s my turn to choose the challenge this week at The Daring Cardmakers – and I’ve decided on Back to Basics I want everyone to use primary colours only (or if you want to use other colours then you need... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I made this card for the DCM challenge two weeks ago. I even made it in time for the dare. However, it was so crazy in the run up to my first TV show that I didn’t get a second... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m back with some more of the sample cards I made for my Hochanda shows last week. If you’re interested in any of these lovely stamps and dies, you can find them on either the Hochanda website, or at www.craftstash.co.uk... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Well it’s Monday so that means it’s time for another project for Creative Expressions. I used the leaves and flowers from the ‘Stitched Birds’ stamp set to create this cheerful card. I created the sky background with Colour Cloud ink,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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This week has been a bit of a whirlwind. I was lucky enough to be asked to do some shows on Hochanda showing some lovely dies and stamps from Appleblossom. Although I’ve demonstrated at shows and also teach classes, I’ve... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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How lovely is this bird stamp set? I think it’s my new favourite thing! I just love the stitched details on all the images, especially those leaves, they are going to get SO much use as they would be fantastic... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s a card I made for Creative Expressions using the really lovely ‘Stitched Heart’ background stamp. It’s just the right size to cover a card front, and I love the design. For this card I decided to use some different... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Kathy has chosen a lovely challenge this week, ‘Celebrating Spring’, and for bonus points, she wants to see some sort of movement in the card. I remembered I had a pack of action wobblers in a drawer, so then set... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here are a few more cards we’ll be making at my next class: Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here are a few of the cards that we’ll be making in my next class at The Holiday Inn, Bromsgrove on 16 April. There are still a couple of places left, so get in touch if you’d like to come.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s this week’s card for Creative Expressions. I really love this Dandelion striplet stamp, it can be used in so many ways. As this is a sympathy card, I wanted to keep a very simple colour scheme without any glitter... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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When I lived in London, my nieces Georgie and Lola used to love coming round to my flat to make notebooks, and they really like the Gorjuss images. Last week I was shopping at the Range and they had this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s my lovely friend Nat’s turn to choose the dare this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she’s only chosen my absolute favourite thing EVER. Anyone that knows me will know that I can barely make a card without adding... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s this week’s card for Creative Expressions, using some lovely new stamps and this beautiful Blossom Brocade A4 embossing folder. I kept the colour scheme really simple with most of it being tone on tone using Creative Expression ‘Milk’ cardstock,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
This week at the Daring Cardmakers, it’s Dawn’s turn to chose the dare and she’s chosen ‘Need for Speed’. She wants to see modes of transport on our cards. Now, I don’t think I’ve chosen the speediest for mine! The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’ve been asked recently to make a few cards for people in the office, so thought I’d share a couple with you today. Both are obviously for special birthdays! Simon Says Clear Stamps HELLO BEAUTIFUL sss101603 Wplus9 PARTY ANIMAL Clear... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s my first project for March for Creative Expressions. I thought for a change I’d make a tag instead of a card as I had these lovely MDF tags. I painted the tag with some light blue paint, then used... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product.aspx?id=344534 https://www.simonsaysstamp.com/product.aspx?id=344532 Avery Elle Clear Stamps SIMPLY SAID: HAPPY Set ST-14-20 or 021471 Avery Elle Steel Dies WONKY STITCHES Set 023024 Tsukineko Memento Ink Pad RICH COCOA ME-800 Sizzix BIG SHOT PLUS MACHINE Gray And White 660340 Uni-Ball Pen Signo... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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It was hard to get a good photo of this card, I’ve used some WOW sparkling embossing powder, and it’s hard to capture the lovely sparkle on camera. For the background I used the confetti stamp from the Simon Says... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s been a crazy few weeks with my work trip to India, and I’ve tried to do as much of my DT work ahead of time so I don’t miss any deadlines. This card was intended for the Daring Cardmakers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art