Autumn Fairy

It’s time for my second project for the Hand Stamped challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have used some beautiful stamps from Lavinia Stamps and Hobby Art to create an autumnal card. My background was created using Brushos on my Gelli Plate. Once…

Gel Print Angels

Here is the template for the gel print angels in today’s You Tube video. You can find the video here: Download the template here: Thanks for watching the video – have fun using your gel prints!!

Country View Challenges – Hand Stamped

It’s time for a new challenge theme over at Country View Challenges, and this month we want to see hand stamping on your projects. I have made a pretty card using watercolour backgrounds with stamped detail, topped with heat embossed vellum butterflies. I used Brusho…

Snarky Tag

I seem to bee on a roll with my tags, and have a fun one to share today for the Bokeh challenge at Country View Challenges. I blended Distress Oxide inks to create a soft background, and once dry used a star stencil to create…

Bokeh Effect Tag

This month at Country View Challenges our theme is Bokeh effect. I have created a tag using Distress Oxide inks in the background and pastels to create the bokeh light effect. I blended shades of red and brown over the background before applyinng white pastel…

Mermaid Tag

Today I am sharing another Under The Sea project for the challenge at Country View Challenges. I have created another tag, this time featuring a fun mermaid design from StudioLight: I used Brusho Acrylic sprays and shimmer sprays for the background, then added a collage…

Under The Sea Challenge at Country View Challenges

Welcome to September’s challenge at Country View Challenges – our theme this month is Under The Sea, and I have created a tag using a beautiful stamp from Lavinia Stamps. The background was created by blending Distress Oxide inks, the spritzing a little water to…

‘Texture’ Challenge at Country View Challenges

This month the theme for our challenge at Country View Challenges is ‘Texture’. I have created a beautiful canvas with a faux rusted effect, very tactile and full of visual interest. I began by masking off a circle in the centre of my canvas and…

Once Upon a Time Canvas for Country View Challenges

It’s time for a new challenge at Country View Challenges and the theme this month is Texture. I have created a pretty box canvas: I began by adding Tim Holtz collage paper to a box canvas, then added some acrylic paint in shades of blue…

Blues and Greens – Collage Journal Page

Here is my second project for the Blues and Greens challenge at Country view challenge. I created a collaged journal page. I used a burlap page from my Dina Wakely journal and added tags cut from gel prints as well as torn pieces. The focal…