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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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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 5 days ago 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
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Late as always, and it's my dare! I've been away with work this week, and as that's the second trip in a few weeks, it's totally put me behind on everything I need to do. Anyway, luckily the rest of... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm sharing a video I made for Craftstash using some gorgeous dies, stamps and embossing folders from the Appleblossom range. Here's the finished card: and here's the video: Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I love the theme that Miri has chosen this week at The Daring Cardmakers blog, she wants to know what we'd like more of this year. Well, glitter was the first thing that came to mind for me, then rainbow... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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I'm very happy about the theme that Nat has chosen this week at the Daring Cardmakers because I love incorporating stitching into my cards - not real stitching of course, because I'm rubbish at that, but I love dies that... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at GlitterAngel Art
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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 Jan 17, 2017 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 Jan 16, 2017 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 Jan 15, 2017 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 Jan 14, 2017 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