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There's a picture of me when I was about three sitting on the floor surrounded by hundreds of scraps of paper that I had cut up - the scene is much the same these days except I'm safer with the scissors and some of it gets done on the computer!!

I love making stuff!!. I come from Scotland with its great craft tradition and am lucky enough to come from a long line of wonderful craftswomen - my mother, especially, is a brilliant dressmaker, pattern-maker, knitter, embroiderer...


So add to this 10 years in the papercraft industry; lots of travel to visually inspiring countries like India and Egypt; a stationery fetish; some very artistic and inspiring friends; a Graphic Design degree and an obsession with the colour pink - and you get MagentaBelle!!

I hope you find the…

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  • Joined September 27, 2011

Favorite materials

patterned paper, printed paper, cutup paper, torn paper, mashed paper, folded paper, layered paper, Process Magenta Acrylic paint, glue, fabric, sparkly bits, ribbons

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About

There's a picture of me when I was about three sitting on the floor surrounded by hundreds of scraps of paper that I had cut up - the scene is much the same these days except I'm safer with the scissors and some of it gets done on the computer!!

I love making stuff!!. I come from Scotland with its great craft tradition and am lucky enough to come from a long line of wonderful craftswomen - my mother, especially, is a brilliant dressmaker, pattern-maker, knitter, embroiderer...


So add to this 10 years in the papercraft industry; lots of travel to visually inspiring countries like India and Egypt; a stationery fetish; some very artistic and inspiring friends; a Graphic Design degree and an obsession with the colour pink - and you get MagentaBelle!!

I hope you find the MagentaBelle designs useful and inspiring.

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