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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 this weeks challenge at The Daring Cardmakers, and she wants to see superheroes. I didn't really have any suitable stamps or dies, so I went to Etsy and bought this cute digital image to colour. My little... Continue reading
Posted 18 hours ago at GlitterAngel Art
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I have a lovely Spellblogger card for you today using the Die D-Lites Succulent Garden die set from Spellbinders. Succulents and Cacti are so in fashion at the moment, so I was delighted when I saw this lovely die set.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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It's Miri's turn to set the challenge this week, and she wants us to use at least 5 different patterned papers from our stash - and bonus if they are spring colours. I don't generally use a lot of patterned... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Oh I'm loving this Rebel Skull Banner from the Rebel Rose Range by Stacey Caron at Spellbinders. It's just perfect for teenager cards. I have two teenage nieces and one of them just really isn't into girly images, so I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Kathy has chosen the perfect dare to go with the lovely Spring weather we've been having - she wants to see spring flowers this week. I knew straight away this was the perfect opportunity to use my unopened set of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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A couple of very quick and simple cards today. I have a few birthdays this month for men, so I put together these very simple cards. I used the My Minds Eye Wood designer cardstock for the backgrounds, then added... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Happy Monday! I'm back with another Spellbloggers project for Spellbinders. This week I'm featuring the Card Creator Window of Memories, Special Occasions die set. This is such a versatile die set, you not only get the frame die to create... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here are the last few card samples for my class on 22 April. I do still have a couple of places left, so if you'd like to join us, please just drop me an email - backdated@hotmail.com Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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It's Nat's turn to choose the inspiration photo for this month's Elemental challenge at The Daring Cardmakers, and she has chosen a beautiful Spring image: I really loved that duck egg blue cup with the birds nest and eggs, so... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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This is another card using ink blending behind a white die cut, it's one of my favourite things at the moment (can you tell?) I did the same with these beautiful butterflies and set the against a subtle embossed background.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Can't believe how the time has flown since my last class, but it's only a couple of weeks now until the next one. I've been busy over last weekend coming up with some lovely ideas, so I'l be sharing them... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm so happy to have been asked by Spellbinders to join their Spellbloggers team. I've been using a Platinum die cutting machine for over a year now, and it's changed my life, so I was over the moon when they... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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This time next week it's my favourite craft show at Alexandra Palace in London. I'm on the design team for Creative Expressions who organise the show and they asked me to create a few samples for their stand using some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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This week I'm reminded of just how quickly our family has grown up. My step son is soon to be 21, and my friend's daughter has just passed her driving test. Seems like just yesterday that the pair of them... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I've been making a selection of Mother's Day cards to sell in my office. I picked up this sweet Mum die in Hobbycraft at the weekend, it's from X-cut. I really like the paper cut feel to it. The die... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I've put together a quick video tutorial showing how I made this pretty Birthday card. Simon Says Stamps and Dies SKETCH RANUNCULUS Set261SR Simon Says Clear Stamps BIRTHDAY FLOWERS SSS101616 Tim Holtz Distress Mini Ink Pad TATTERED ROSE Ranger TDP40224... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Joanne has chosen the theme this week at the Daring Cardmakers and she wants to see a combination of rough and smooth elements on our cards. I needed to make a few male birthday cards, so I thought if I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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A quick and cheerful card today using the same technique I've used on a few cards recently, of adding an ink blended background behind white die cuts. This time I used the Butterfly 1&2 dies from Apple Blossom and glued... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I love these rose dies from Simon Says Stamp. I'm not entirely loving this layout, but card making is all about working out what works and what doesn't, and what you personally like and don't like. So even though I'm... Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Now I know the card has reached the recipient I can share it here! This card was made using an MDF wreath which I painted with some Cosmic Shimmer Metallic gilding polish in Golden Olive, then I stamped and fussy... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm loving this Apple Blossom Dahlia die set and I thought it would be perfect for my Mother's day cards. I ink blended some of my favourite colours onto white card, then die cut the flower from white card before... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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In case you didn't see the links I posted earlier this week on my Facebook page, I've got a couple of new Youtube videos to share: You can find these lovely Apple Blossom Floral Frames dies at www.craftstash.co.uk. Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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Dawn has chosen a great theme for this weeks challenge at The Daring Cardmakers, she wants to see torn elements on our cards. I kept mine very simple, with a torn strip across the card to use as the focal... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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In an attempt to get ahead of myself a little, I've made a start with my Mother's Day cards. This card uses a lovely die set called Circular Foliage from Apple Blossom - and you know I have a bit... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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It's Leo's turn to set the challenge this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she wants to see geometric patterns on our cards - but they have to be created - not on patterned papers. I dug out an old... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art