Recycle, Repurpose, Re-use: A Mixed Media Canvas

Just a quick post to share my latest YouTube video. I was inspired by my friend Nina Ribena to dig out some wallpaper samples and create a mixed media canvas based on her February prompt of Recycle, Repurpose, Re-use. You can find my video tutorial…

The Calla Lilies Are In Bloom

This week we saw another of the beautiful Flower Girls in the Vera Lane Studio shop. Calla Lily is wearing a fabulous jumpsuit which reminds me of old Hollywood glamour. She is definitely a diva! I Googled Calla Lilies for colour inspiration and settle for…

Rawr!

I love this fun set of Dinosaur stamps from Skull and Cross Buns. Great for children’s birthday cards! I used Distress Oxide inks to stamp the background designs and then stamped T-Rex and the speech bubble on a scrap of card with Memento ink before…

Use Your Wings

I created this wonderful fantasy mixed media canvas using some of the wonderful selection of products on the Artful Days website. It’s full of texture, shimmer and shine!! Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

Happiness Where The Sun Shines

I love this bright and cheery collage sheet of Little Houses from Vera Lane Studio. These images are also available in digistamp version, but today I went for the pre-coloured images. I created a fun journal spread in my Moleskine: I created the ‘suns’ by…

Seeing Red ATC Swap

The theme of our ATC swap this month is Seeing Red, and this can be interpreted in many ways as long as you stick to the colourscheme of shades of reds/pinks. I have made two fun and quirky ATCs this time and are sharing them…

Save The YouTuber Video Hop – Gelli Print Card

Today i am taking part in a fantastic video hop to promote small YouTube channels and help them gain subscribers and viewing time. There are prizes to be won by subscribing, liking and commenting on the videos, and you will find links to the next…

Checkmate!

Today’s project is an Artist Trading Block created for our ‘Anything But Cute‘ themed challenge over at Country View Challenges. I began by painting the block with black gesso, then set aside to dry. Meanwhile I used Cracked Pistachio and Lucky Clover Distress Oxide Inks…

A Bird In The Hand…

We had another delightful set in the Vera Lane shop this week! ‘Birds of a Feather’ is a 5 piece set perfect for all sorts of papercrafting projects. I chose a pretty pastel colour scheme, using Promarkers and Copics to colour my images. I used…

Tropical Paradise

Hello!! Today I am sharing a bright and cheerful card – trying to put a bit of summer into a cold winter’s day! I used some of the fun stamps in the Tropical Party set by Skull and Cross Buns. I die cut a circle…