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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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Lythan has chosen a really fun challenge for us this week, she wants to see cards inspired by fellow DT member Nat! Now this is quite an easy one for me, because Nat and I have quite similar taste in... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Hi everyone! Thanks for hopping along on the Craft Storage Ideas blog hop! You should have come from Cicily’s blog We are so excited to share some great ideas for keeping your planner both organised and fun along the way,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Here’s another couple of cards that we’ll be making in my next class on 25 April. This class is going to focus on shaker cards, but this card would work just as well without the sequins and acetate window if... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at GlitterAngel Art
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Kathy has chosen a really fun dare for us this week at the Daring Cardmakers, she wants to see swinging elements on our cards, with extra points for using a circle (as in roundabout). I knew straight away which stamp... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I just treated myself to some new watercolours, and after seeing these Gansai Tambi paints on a few other blogs, I decided to get some too. If you are in the UK, you can get them directly from Kuretake –... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’ve already shared a couple of shaker cards that we’ll be making in the next class, but although that’s the main technique we’ll be learning, I’m not going to restrict the card samples to shaker cards. Mainly because they are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Dawn’s turn to choose the challenge at the Daring Cardmakers today, and she’s chosen a baking theme for us. I recently received a Simon Says stamp set full of lovely doughnut (or donut) stamps and greetings, and I thought... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I recently got some lovely new stamp sets from Simon Says Stamp, and I was really keen to make something with these strawberries, as I thought they’d be great to practice my Promarker colouring with. I kept it simple, I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I recently bought a MISTI tool – if you haven’t heard of this new product, then pop over to www.mysweetpetunia.com for lots more tutorials and videos. MISTI stands for Most Incredible Stamping Tool Invented, and I have to say, having... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Here in the UK it’s Mother’s Day on the 15 March, so I’ve been busy making cards to sell in my office. This card is using a quite old Papertrey set called Tag Its #2. The greeting is from the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s the lovely Nat’s turn to choose the inspiration photo for our monthly challenge this week, and she’s picked this one, which is full of elements to choose from: Here’s my card – I decided to make a shaker card... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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One of my colleagues is leaving this week, so I made a card for us all to sign. Just as I started, the postman arrived with some goodies from Simon Says Stamp, so I was able to use the Friendly... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s the lovely Nat’s turn to set the challenge this week at the Daring Cardmakers, and she’s chosen Mellow Yellow Yellow really isn’t a colour I gravitate to, so this was a good dare to get my to try something... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
Since my last class I've had a few emails asking about where I get certain products, so I thought going forward, after each class, I'll do a list for you all, so you can get hold of anything you like.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Svenja has chosen a challenging dare for us this week, she wants us to incorporate heroes from our favourite childhood books. As a child I don’t really recall being a massive fan of any particular story. I read a lot,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Yesterday at the Stitches trade show, Ken gave me a sample pack of his new paper ranges - ‘Hometown’, ‘Studio’, ‘Watercolored Memories’ and ‘Pitter Patterns’. The watercolour designs are my favourite, especially as I’ve been adding a bit of watercolouring... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
Yesterday I had a lovely day out at the Stitches craft trade show at the NEC. My friend and teamie from the Daring Cardmakers, Zuzana, came with me and we had a fab time looking at all the new goodies... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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Well, I’m late again this week and have no excuse because I actually made my card in plenty of time, just didn’t get a chance to blog it. Beckie chose a great idea for us, to use elements on our... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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I’m popping in to share a couple of cards I made last weekend. First up is Andy’s Valentine’s card. I used the lovely Simon Says Stamp stitched hearts. I cut them from white card then coloured them with Promarkers. The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
My little niece, Ella, is making her First Holy Communion this June, and my sister asked me if I’d make the invitations for her. I knew I had a box of pearly, shimmer paper that has a slight gold tint... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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It’s Miri’s turn to set the dare at the Daring Cardmakers this Friday and she wants to see ‘headgear’on our cards. As I went through my stash I realised I didn’t actually have that many stamps with headwear on. It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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This week it’s a nice and simple dare at the Daring Cardmakers: January Blues You are free to use the title however you want; it could be a "just to cheer you up" or "sorry to hear you're feeling blue"... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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We always start the first Friday of the month with a particular type of challenge each year. Last year we chose a colour combo palette each month. This year we are going with an inspiration photo. You can take inspiration... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art
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And as promised, here’s another two cards that we’ll be making in my February class. Another cute animal card using Paper Smooches stamps. I really love this Zoo Crew set, the images are really sweet. They’d be just perfect for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at GlitterAngel Art