Opulent Artist Trading Coin Card Toppers

Today I am sharing another mixed media project for Artful Days. I have made some Artist Trading Coins and used them as card toppers. Here’s a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

Black and White Challenge

It’s time for another challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme this month is Black and White or Black and White Plus One. I have created a vintage style card using black, white and sepia: I used lots of Idea-ology products to create this pretty…

Fairytale Unicorn Tag for Artful Days

I’m over on the Artful Days blog again this evening with a beautiful mixed media tag. Here’s a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for the full picture and a step by step walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days Shop…

Distress Ink Landscape for Country View Challenges

Today I am sharing my second project for the Cityscapes and Landscapes challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have used simple masking to create a blended Distress Ink landscape. I tore a strip of card to create the ‘mountain’ shape and blended Distress…

Gel Print Cityscape Card

Happy New Year to you all!! Today we announce a new challenge over at Country View Challenges, and our theme is Cityscapes and Landscapes. I used a cool set of Tim Holtz Sizzix does to create a cityscape over a gel print background: I created…

Metallic Gel Print Christmas Cards

I’ve put a modern twist on today’s Christmas cards by using some metallic paint and my gel plate to create abstract backgrounds. The blocky word die cuts from Sizzix look really striking against the colourful shimmery circles. Paints Used: DecoArt Extreme Sheen Metallics: Gold, Silver,…

Christmas Soldier

Today’s post is a quick one showing how I decorated a plain wooden soldier that I picked up from my craft store. I used my gorgeous DecoArt Glamour Dust glitter paints to create a magical sparkly finish. I removed the soldier’s arms to make it…

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…