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…

Beautiful Birds – Julia Woning @ Pronty Crafts

Today’s project is a set of three beautiful tags featuring designs by Julia Woning. These pretty birds are foam stamps which are available from Pronty Crafts and are so easy to use. I stamped the birds with Versamark ink and heat embossed with black embossing…

Planes, Trains and Automobiles at Country View Challenges

The year is flying by and it’s September already. There’s a new challenge starting today at Country View Challenges and the theme is ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles‘, I have a vintage style card to share using some lovely stamps from IndigoBlu and Stampers Anonymous: I…

Mixed Media Houses

This beautiful project shimmers and shines like treasure!! Full of texture and layers as well as touches of gold and copper, it showcase the new MDF words and embellishments perfectly: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how…

Poppies: Weeping Window

Today we visited the Weeping Window display of poppies that is touring the UK. Recognising 100 years since the end of WW1, this amazing installation of ceramic poppies is a colourful yet poignant tribute to those who gave their lives for their country. I’m not…

Friends Forever Canvas

I have another mixed media project over on the Artful Days blog today. This time I am using some of the amazing new MDF products. Here is a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how…

Winner of the Artful Days Blog Candy

Thanks to all who took the time to comment for a chance to win my Travel themed prize from Artful Days. I used a Random Number generator to pick my winner: Comment # 3 was from Millie Moss – congratulations Millie, Jules from Artful Days…