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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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A quick card today using the lovely Apple Blossom Ornate Signs die set. There are two cute signs in the set, and I used one for this card, but I adapted it slightly and just trimmed it to make a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Another set of nesting dies today – this time it’s these lovely Creative Nesting Butterfly dies. I think butterflies are a great basic to have in your stash, they are definitely a girlie thing, but can be used for any... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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I’ve got a couple of cards to share today, both using the Diamond Nesting dies by Creative. Nesting dies are always a useful basic, and I think these diamond shapes are particularly useful for men’s cards. For my first card,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s my first DT project for February for Creative Expressions. It’s using the ‘Violet Elements’ stamp set. I used some Colour Cloud Blending ink to colour the flowers and mixed the colours so that they went from pink through lilac... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Leo’s turn to set the challenge this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she’s chosen balloons. I have quite a few stamps with balloons, but I think this sweet set from Simon Says Stamp is one of my favourites.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here are a few more of the cards we’ll be making in my next class: Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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There’s a bit of a theme to the cards for my February class, I got a bit carried away with the idea of creating floral wreaths, and have ended up with quite a selection. I thought they had a nice... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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There are also some lovely dies in the new release from Apple Blossom. If you have any musical friends, then this die set is a must-have. I kept the design simple for this card and just put some rainbow stripes... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s this weeks’ DT card for Creative Expressions, with my favourite rainbow colour scheme. I used a Sue Wilson ‘Diagonals Labyrinth’ die to create the background, and put some coloured pieces of card behind. I then used the ‘Refined Rectangular... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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My room is most definitely taking shape now. I made another trip to Ikea this week to pick up the rest of the Alex drawer units I needed to completely fill the back wall of the room, and I’m really... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I have a new video for CraftStash.co.uk, showing how I made this cute Valentine’s card with their new ‘Nested Hearts’ die set. You can see the video on the CraftStash YouTube channel here: Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 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 chosen the theme ‘Fool’s Gold’. I absolutely love rose gold, and gold foiling is the ‘in thing’ at the moment in crafting, so I thought... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m back again with another of the new releases from Apple Blossom. This set is called Birdsong, and also has a matching die set available. For my first card I used the large bird image, which I stamped in Memento... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m back to share some more cards made with the new stamp and die sets from Apple Blossom. Today’s cards are made with the Birds and Bees set. This is a really pretty set with lots of really useful and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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There are some absolutely gorgeous new stamp sets with matching dies that have just been released by Apple Blossom. I’ll be sharing some ideas for these new sets over the next few days. I absolutely loved working with these new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m sharing another Creative Expressions DT project today, this time using the Betty Boots ‘Zen Betty’ stamp set. This image was really lovely to colour. I used the Creative Expressions ‘Fine Finials’ large embossing folder for the background and just... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Jo’s turn to choose the dare this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she’s chosen the theme ‘Leaf it Alone’. She wants leaves to feature predominantly on our cards, rather than the usual flowers. I decided to make a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Hi everyone, today I’m here with my second DT project for Creative Expressions. I used a leaf stamp from the ‘Rosebud Elements’ stamp set, designed by the lovely John Lockwood, and used it to create a wreath. The little pearls... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Today I’ve got two cards to share using this lovely new Butterfly die from CraftStash – it’s a lovely big die, great for creating a focal point on your card. You can find it HERE on the CraftStash website. For... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s my very first Design Team project for Creative Expressions. I was absolutely delighted when I found out I’d been successful and had made their design team, they have such a gorgeous (and huge) range of products. For my first... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2016 at GlitterAngel Art
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First thing on Day 4 (Monday), the floor fitters arrived to install the lino floor I’d chosen. Before they could lay the floor they first put down a hardboard base so that the ridges of the floorboards wouldn’t show through.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm back with the next installation update on my craft studio. At the end of the first day, the guys from Border Fencing had cut out and added the insulation to the walls, and the hardboard was all ready to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’ve been mass-producing cards today as my card box was seriously depleted and I like to have a ready supply of cards so I’m always organised for Birthday’s etc. I thought this particular design would work for all ages, and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Hope you are all enjoying the Christmas break and spending time with family. We had a lovely Christmas lunch with Andy’s family yesterday, and we had a wonderful Christmas surprise this year as Andy’s daughter, Grace, has come back to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
I’m a little late sharing this news – the announcement went out last Thursday, but I’ve been away in Spain for the weekend. I’m really delighted to have been chosen to join the Design Team at Creative Expressions! Here’s a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art