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

Halloween Altered Paintbrush

I have always wanted to try my hand at an altered paintbrush, and this was the perfect opportunity to have a go. I used some beautiful products from Artful Days, and managed to squeeze quite a few on there!! Hop over to the Artful Days…

Leaf Print Card

Continuing with our wonderful Plantastic! challenge theme at Country View Challenges, I have made a pretty greeting card using a leaf print gel print. These are so much fun to make – I made a video a while back detailing the process: The prints are…

Plant-tastic! with Country View Crafts

Where did September go?? Here we are in October, autumn is in full swing and before you know it that jolly fat man in a red suit will be flying across the moonlit sky!! But for now, let’s enjoy the new challenge at Country View…