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Watercolour metals challenge: Day 6, Embracing the serendipitous

Or, it just might not turn out as you first expected… and that’s ok too. Another way of looking at the idea that it’s the journey that most matters and the destination is often a surprise bonus. This is my 6th charm in my watercolour challenge (read the intro post here I feel that I am working more swiftly, and this…

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Make me! Happy muffins

Or, muffins made without dairy, glutens and excess sugars, but still yummo!   In the spirit of ‘have a go’ I have devised a pretty simple recipe for muffins that is easy to make, meets my criteria of being reasonably low in sugars (you can skip the dates and other fruits if you wished) and isn’t chock full of butter and…

Watercolour metals challenge: Day 5 “She leaves a little sparkle wherever she goes”

Or, how to use Photoshop to help improve your watercolour technique.   Day 5, charm #5. I have been saving this challenge up… I’m quite keen to start but nervous…  It’s the star in the centre, a delicious opportunity to indulge in watercolour shadows and highlights to tell the story, to make the star ‘pop’ out from the flat page. My first…