Memorial Paws

Scarlet | 24th July 2017

Losing a family pet is heartbreaking but when the ashes arrive from the Vets, most of us are at a loss at what to do with them, why not consider a Memorial Paw? I lovingly encase the ashes within a…..

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Back behind the torch plus colouring

Scarlet | 12th February 2016

The new year bought a few new things with it for me, one being a change in daily schedules which gave me more time to get back behind my beloved midrange plus and melt some glass. In other news, I’ve…..

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Converting a Tysslinge Frame

Scarlet | 3rd November 2015


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First Experience – Quilling

Scarlet | 9th September 2015

Quilling is something I really wasn’t going to try. A lot of my friends were having a go and the other weekend when I met up with a few of the paper cutters from totally templates and there was a…..

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Colouring with Inktense – Flat Colour

Scarlet | 19th August 2015

The pencils that I primarily use are Derwent Inktense, these pencils can be used dry just like regular colouring pencils you can also use water and a brush after putting the colour down to bring out the really vibrant ink…..

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Colouring with Promarkers – Blending 1

Scarlet | 10th July 2015

Mostly I colour light to dark with promarkers, early in my colouring journey I used the dark to light method because I didn’t “get” to keep the inks wet when I first tried light to dark, this lead to patchier…..

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A Chat with Sarah Bigwood

Scarlet | 18th June 2015

If you were ever struggling to get motivated then this lady is the one that will show you what can happen. But she did it, the book was released 4th June 2015 and she was asked to do another book……

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cover image for post on the book relaxing patterns and mandala designs from the publisher lilt kids

Relaxing Patterns and Mandala Designs

Scarlet | 16th June 2015

I was sent this book from Lilt Kids to review. All I had seen was the cover and I eagerly awaited the delivery coming over from America. Lilt kids are an independent publisher, something that I thought was good to…..

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Colouring with Stabilo’s – Shading

Scarlet | 7th June 2015

Once you are ready to embark on shading the Stabilo 68’s and 88’s are probably one of the simplest to learn with, there is no blending with these so don’t expect smooth transitions every time, some colours do work better…..

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A Trip to the Pencil Museum

Scarlet | 2nd June 2015

I’ve been a bit quiet as we took a trip up to the lake district last week for the half term holidays. But I won’t bore you with all the other details of our holiday but on Thursday afternoon we…..

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