Hello, my name is Dionne and I have been crafting for a very long time. As a very young child my mother tried to teach me to knit, it was a disaster. However, it must have sparked an interest in making things and, partly to prove that I was not totally useless and partly because I really wanted to make things, I taught myself to crochet. Over the years I have developed a love of cross stitch and all types of paper craft ..... I eventually even taught myself to knit.

I am married to a very understanding man, thank goodness, because I spend all my time either crafting, thinking about crafting or talking about crafting. I am hopeless at housework and dinner is often late!

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Thursday, 11 October 2012

Take Two

"Nanny Ogg had never believed it at the start, but Magrat Garlick, wet as a sponge though she was half the time, had been dead right about one thing.  Three was a natural number for witches."
Maskerade - Terry Pratchett  1995


My apologies for not posting for a while, but I have been a bit under the weather, I'm feeling much better today and thought I would share some thoughts with you.

When I first saw the Saturated Canary image Witchkeys I knew exactly how I wanted to colour it, in my mind I could see  it in rich autumnal colours and that it how I made it for my DT piece for the current Crafty Boots Challenge.  

However, as I sat colouring the image I began to think about how I would set about colouring it if I were to dress them in the more traditional witches black and this started a whole process of thinking about alternative colours and if it were appropriate for a witch to wear, for instance, pastels.  I just had to find out .......

Same girls, same design, just different colours for comparison.  This is my modern take,

And the more traditional look,

I coloured the images with my Promarkers and mounted them twice.  The gorgeous cobweb papers are a freebie from Bearly Mine.  Finally I added a double bow, made from shimmery organza ribbon.



  1. Hi Dionne
    Sorry to hear you have not been well. I hope you did not catch it from me (LOL).
    Both of your cards are very beautiful! I absolutely loved the paper you used last time and what a treat seeing it in different colours again. Love both traditional and your modern look, hard to decide which one wins for me. Every time I see 3 witches I think of Halliwell sisters from the TV series "Charmed".
    Michaela xx

  2. Oh wow !! Your colouring is amazing on these gorgeous cards .
    Sorry to hear you've not been feeling well , hope you're getting better now . Take care and big hugs Emma xx

  3. These look AMAZING. Can't decide which is my favourite now. How do you do those lovely bows? Hope you're feeling better. Lisette


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