Gel Print Cityscape Card

Happy New Year to you all!! Today we announce a new challenge over at Country View Challenges, and our theme is Cityscapes and Landscapes. I used a cool set of Tim Holtz Sizzix does to create a cityscape over a gel print background: I created…

Metallic Gel Print Christmas Cards

I’ve put a modern twist on today’s Christmas cards by using some metallic paint and my gel plate to create abstract backgrounds. The blocky word die cuts from Sizzix look really striking against the colourful shimmery circles. Paints Used: DecoArt Extreme Sheen Metallics: Gold, Silver,…

Christmas Soldier

Today’s post is a quick one showing how I decorated a plain wooden soldier that I picked up from my craft store. I used my gorgeous DecoArt Glamour Dust glitter paints to create a magical sparkly finish. I removed the soldier’s arms to make it…

Glittered Baubles ATCs

As we approach Christmas, we have less free time for crafting, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t still make a few quick and easy projects. These sparkly ATCs are a great little addition to seasonal happy mail, or can easily become card toppers or…

Christmas Layers

Happy December 1st!!! Can you guess what the new challenge will be this month at Country View Challenges??? Yep – you guessed it…..It’s Christmas!!!!! You can join in the fun here. I have made a scrap-busting layered card using vintage ephemera and washi tape: I…

Peace at Christmas

I have another festive home decor project for you today, using some of the beautiful resin shapes and texture products from Artful Days. Combined with some simple MDF and super shimmery metallic paints, these make a wonderful decoration that will be treasured for years to…

Washi Tape Background Artist Trading Coins

I’m back again with another set of Artist Trading Coins for our challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I used washi and die cut images to decorate them: I took a selection of washi tapes in shades of blue and stuck them in strips…

Christmas Door for Artful Days

It’s my turn to share a project for Artful Days again tonight, and this one has a festive feel to it. I love this detailed resin deer head, and wanted to create some Christmas home decor with it: Hop over to the Artful Days blog…

Collaged Artist Trading Coins

Here we are at the start of another month, and another challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme this month is Artist Trading Coins, and I just love making these!! I used some painted and printed paper for the background and some of Dina Wakely’s…

Steampunk Layout for Artful Days

I have a beautiful layout to share on the Artful Days blog this evening – here’s a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days Shop Artful Days on Facebook