Category: General

Stash busting

I have plans to do some stash busting these holidays and found this almost-finished Sassafraslass sticker sheet. A little improvising changing clouds into trees and cutting up the brown background of the sticker sheet into the trunks and the sticker sheet is empty!

March Desktop Wallpaper Freebie

Hi all! I know this is a little late but here is a free March wallpaper for you to use on your computer. I took this photo last year when I was lucky enough to be given some monarch butterfly chrysalises to watch hatch. This is one of the butterflies before it flew off to …

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stencil stamping

this is a simple way to add a little more texture to inked stencils. i used kraft cs, but this would also work on white or other light colours – just choose your ink colours accordingly! because i wasn’t going to be inking from an edge, i cut the corners and edges off a foam …

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Liquid Pearls Resist

Liquid Pearls by Ranger have been around for quite some time and mostly I have used them to create faux pearl or brad dots on pages or making faux pearl flourishes but I found another technique for them on Cropstop’s Youtube channel and decided to give it a go. The supplies I used for this …

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It’s Cybercrop Time

Hi everyone! Well it’s cybercrop time again here at Chook Scraps. We have three challenges and there is a $10 voucher for the winner of each challenge. If you want to enter just upload your entry into the appropriate album in our gallery by midnight on Monday, 24th February and you will be in the …

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Welcome Rach

We have great pleasure in welcoming Rachel Humfrey (Lil’ Rach) to the design team for the next four months. Rachel has been a member at Chook Scraps since January 2008 and we just love her minimalist style with a hint of grunge. We asked Rach to complete our DT questionaire so we could learn a …

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February 2014 Challenges

Hi everyone! Well here we are at the beginning of a new month and it’s time for some new challenges. You will see we also have some wonderful samples from our 2014 design team to inspire your creativity this month. Thankyou Sue-Maree for once again setting some wonderful challenges. Challenge one: “Words to Live By” …

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Desktop Wallpaper Freebie

Hi everyone I hope all of you in Australia had a wonderful Australia Day and enjoyed the long weekend celebrating our great country. I was playing around in photoshop last night creating myself a Desktop Wallpaper which included a calendar for February. It turned out to be so cute that I thought I would share …

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Creating borders and texture with Darkroom Door background stamps

One of my favourite stamp manufacturers is “Darkroom Door”. They are Australian owned and they use quality rubber to make their stamps. I find the Darkroom Door stamps are great to use as they give you a lovely, clear image every time. I think my most used Darkroom Door stamps are the background stamps. They …

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Photo a Day Challenge

This year I am making a concerted effort to participate in the Photo a Day challenge that Chantelle runs over at her blog “Fat Mum Slim” (Don’t you just love that name – I do) For those of you who don’t know how it works Chantelle posts a list of prompts at the beginning of …

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