Alcohol Inks Abstract Flowers

I don’t use alcohol inks too often as I find them so difficult to control. I do love their vibrant colours though! I was inspired by Nina Ribena’s video (here) to get them out and create some floral ATCs, I tried using the alcohol ink…

Blonde or Brunette? More Girls!

I’m back again with some more inspiration for the fabulous Girl stamps from Artful Days. You can see another post from me using these stamps here. Today I have a tag and a card to share showing some different hair colours. She is so easy…

Pimp It Up (Again!) – Upcycled Tin

Today I am sharing my second Pimp It Up project for Country View Challenges. This time I rescued a tin from the recycle box and turned it into some crafty storage for my desk. I brayered some acrylic paints onto some paper and added background…

Girl Power!

Today is an exciting day for Jules, the owner of Artful Days. She has launched her first two stamp sets, and I was fortunate enough to be given one to play with. I chose Girl 002 and have been creating some fun projects with her.…

Numbers – Mixed Media ATCs

Another regular swap in the UK Stampers Facebook group is the ATC swap. The theme this month is Numbers and this gave me a good excuse to try out my new IndigoBlu stamps. I took some patterned cardstock (ruler measurement design) and stencilled some modelling…

Vitruvian Man Tag

I decided to join in the Tag Swap this month over in the UK STampers Facebook group. The theme is Anything Goes (as long as there is some stamping!) I chose to use this cool Vitruvian Man stamp from Bee Crafty – I have had…

Flower Power ATC Swap

I may have stood down from the Vera Lane Studio DT but I am still going to be taking part in the fun ATC swaps each month – I love my VLS happy mail and look forward to envelopes of arty joy arriving through the…

Pimp It Up! with Country View Challenges

It’s time for a new challenge over on the Country View Challenges blog and the theme this month is Pimp It Up, or in other words – reuse or alter something. I took a cheap and cheerful door hanger from Ikea and turned it into…

So Long, And Thanks For All The Fish!

Toay is a sad day as it is my last post as part of the Vera Lane Studio DT. After an amazing 15 months I have decided to move on and pursue other creative opportunities. Here is my final project: Ocean’s Eleven was one of…

Live Your Dream – Vintage Box Frame

I have another project to share over on the Artful Days blog this evening. Look at all these gorgeous embellishments that are available in the store!! Here is a sneek peek. Hop over to the Artful Days blog for all the details and a step…