Autumn Colours – Layered Journal for Colourcraft

I am thrilled to be guesting on the Colourcraft blog today with an Autumn Colours project. I love autumn, it’s a beautiful season here in the UK with the changing colours of the trees. I wanted to capture the feel of that through the use…

Artful Days Blog Candy

This week, the Artful Days DT are hosting blog candy giveaways, giving you the chance to win a mini embellishment pack and a discount code for the Artful Days store. We have each made a mini shadow box on a different theme, and you can…

Dare To Swim

It’s time for my second post for the Sun, Sea and Sand challenge at Country View Challenges. This time my project is a simple canvas with an abstract interpretation of the sea. I painted my canvas with shades of white and blue acrylic paints to…

Treasures of the Sea for Artful Days

I couldn’t resist using some more of the fantastic summer products that I had from Artful Days, and had the idea to create this richly textured Altered Bottle: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!!

I can’t believe that we are in August already!! It’s time for another challenge on the Country View Challenge blog, and the theme is Sun, Sea and Sand. Here in the UK we have been having a prolonged spell of very hot weather, so it…

Mixed Media Tag – Country View Challenges

Here is my second project for our ‘In the Summer Garden’ challenge over at Country View Challenges: I began by spritzing my tag with Cosmic Shimmer mica sprays. I added some splatters of gold mica over the top. I added some die cut foliage using…

All Squared Up

This new stencil from Skull and Cross Buns is really fun to use. Geometric shapes are always a versatile addition to your stash. I created two cards with it today using elements from various stamp sets (Retro Sweeties, Dinosaur Gang, Lightbox Love). Decreasing Squares Stencil…

Footprints Scrapbook Layout

Welcome back to another summery seaside project for Artful Days. It’s been a long time since I made a scrapbook layout, but I knew that I wanted to use some of the wonderful Artful Days products on one. Hop over to the Artful Days blog…

In The Summer Garden – Gelli Print Card

It’s the start of a new month and time for a new challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme for July is In The Summer Garden and I have a pretty gelli printed card to share with you. I videoed the process so please click…

Deep Blue Sea Canvas

Good evening!! I hope that you are enjoying the heatwave we have here in the UK. It’s been a scorching week, and we are still in seaside/beach mode here at Artful Days. Today’s project is a mixed media canvas, here is a quick look at…