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Spring is in the air!

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Hi all, hope you are keeping well. Welcome back to my blog. Today I will be showing you how I created this stunning Spring Inspired Folio Journal using Eileen Hull’s new Folio and mandala dies. I was inspired to create a Spring theme to add a bit of positivity in brightness into our lives. Spring bring new growth, new beginnings and beautiful colours. I will show you step-by-step how I created this sweet folio. Step 1: I cut out the base for the folio. Step 2: I wanted to do a colour mix for my covers. I decided to use metallic watercolour paints to give it that sparkle! I used the negative from the mandala, and added colour within it, so the mandala can sit upon the coloured base. I then splattered paint around the remaining sides, inside and edges of the folio. Step 3: I then cut out the doily and used Eileen’s wording die to cut the word ‘journal’. I then glued the folio together using hot glue. Step 4: Now that the paint is completely dry, I glued on the white doily... Step 5: I op

‘A cup full of love’

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  Welcome back to this ‘Valentine’s Special’ blog! So, I wanted to create something to celebrate love. I have created this sweet little teacup, made using Eileen Hull’s teacup die. I am going to show you step-by-step how I made it.... Step 1: I die cut the basic shapes Step 2: I decided on my basic colour theme and then cut out the papers Step 3: I wanted my spoon to be textured, so I used a heart embossing folder that I have. The plain spoon looks so much better now it’s embossed! Step 4: A teacup wouldn’t be the same without a saucer, So I used some circle dies I have, one with a plain edge and the other with a scalloped edge. I cut out a variety of different sized hearts to use on my design. Step 5: The next step is to glue the patterned papers onto the matboard. Step 6: I wanted to add a name tag to my teacup, so here it is... Step 7: I wanted to glue the teacup down to the saucer as I wanted to add some flowers to the base and I didn’t want it sliding around. I glued the tag on al

Welcome to the world precious boy!

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  Welcome to the Chapter 1 Eileen Hull/Sizzix Release Party Blog Hop! Just wait till you see all of the fun options the new ScoreBoards Folio Journal die has in store for you! You will also love the Mandala and Folio Page, Pockets and Flower Thinlits dies that coordinate <3  Please hop through the blogs and be inspired by the work of the talented Inspiration and Educator teams! Leave a comment for each designer and you could win a Folio Journal die (as soon as it arrives!) Join me and specials guests for a Facebook Live on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at noon Eastern. Comment on our Facebook Live and be eligible to win either the Mandela die or the Folio Pages, Pockets and Flowers die- two winners!  Winners will be announced on the Facebook Live show on February 9 at 6:00 EST.  We appreciate your love and support, friends! So, I wanted to share with you the latest project I have created using Eileen Hull’s new folio die. I wanted to create something different so I went with this Baby Boy folio