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…

Paper Planes for Country View Challenges

I am back again with my second project for the Planes, Trains and Automobiles challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have a stamped tag to share: I blended some Distress Oxide inks together to create the background and once dry I stamped the…

Bouquet of Barbed Wire with Artful Days

Sometimes an unexpected colour combination becomes the inspiration for a whole piece – when I opened my box of Artful Days goodies, I fell in love with the beautiful fabric and paper flowers. Although the colours were some that I wouldn’t normally choose, I used…

Watercolour Card – Art Foamies by Julia Woning

Today I am sharing a bright and fun card using some more of Julia Woning’s art foamie stamps from Pronty Crafts. I used washi tape to mask off my background and paint stripes using black gesso. I then stamped the flowers and leaves onto another…

Artist Trading Coins Round-Up

I have been enjoying the new trend of Artist Trading Coins that appeared earlier this year. As a seasoned ATC (Artist Trading Card) swapper, it seemed natural to join in some swaps for these amazing round miniature artworks. I have made a couple of related…