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Pin-Up Girls - Singing in the Rain - Louise Sims

Did you see the recent shows with on Hochanda sharing the new Pin-Up Girls from Tonic Studios? Aren't these images a little bit cheeky, rammed full of nostalgia and suit a raft of crafting styles from mixed media, scrapbooking, cardmaking and so, so, so much more ... Can you guess I have lots of ideas running around using these dies.

Here is one of the projects I made for the launch and although...
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Many Thanks Tonic Harvest Themed Card - Christine Smith

A cute harvest themed card using a mix of Distress Oxide, Nuvo Embellishment Mousse and Nuvo Glimmer Paste to make a washy inky background :D I then used an older die set from Tonic for the ears of corn and of course I had to add in the adorable scarecrow from the Lawn Fawn Happy Harvest stamp set too :D I used my Tim Holtz Stamp Platform and my Nuvo Creative Pens for my main images, and added a...
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Jennifer Kray - Oh Santa, You've Been Naughty!

Crikey it's HOT tonight! The later it gets the hotter it feels.

Today I'm sharing just a few of the samples I made with the Tonic Studios Christmas Buildables.These dies' are adorable but you'll not be making any quick cards with these suckers as they take patience to construct but they're worth it! We've kept them very simple and only used the elements within the set as they are so cute you...
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Edna Taylor - All Smiles today

Good morning and welcome to the blog.

It's all about the smiles in the sample cards today.

Tonic products used -
Aquaflow markers - Azure blue, Fresh green, Aqua Splash
ATC die set - Smile
Black Diamond glimmer paste
Falling Diamonds stencil

I've used a standard DL card for the base and splattered the front with the aqua pens
The layering is also coloured with the aqua markers in azure blue and aqua...
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Have a Beautiful Day - Claire Rhodes-Brandon

Today I'm sharing another couple of cards made for the launch of the new Tonic Studios Nuvo Glimmer Pastes and Stencils.  
For the first card I used the Beautiful Bokeh stencil and the gorgeous
Blue Topaz glimmer paste. The Have a Beautiful Day sentiment is
from the Sew Pretty Circle Frame.

This next card was made using the Splayed Feathersstencil which I inked through to create a background, then...
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Glimmer Paste and Acetate - Edna

 Good morning and welcome to a new week on the blog.
I hope you have been enjoying the introduction to Tonic Studio's new Glimmer pastes and stencil collection.
Mandy has been sharing some fabulous demos and lots of inspiration for using this lovely medium on cards and home decor projects.  Check out the shows at 5.00 and 7.00pm today.

My card today uses the glimmer paste on acetate.
It works...
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