Time For….. a Zig Zag Book

So, how do you like the new stamps that were launched on Create and Craft? I love the time themed sets and have created a zig zag book to show off the wonderful words in the set. My pages and covers are coloured with Distress…

Live Life Now Artist Trading Blocks

I have another mixed media project to share with you all again this week using the fabulous Live Life Now set of stamps from Visible Image. I used my stamps to decorate a set of ATBs (artist trading blocks) from Calico Craft Parts. I was…

Box of Delights – Visible Image Stamps

Take a plain wooden box, some gelli printed papers and a set of amazing stamps, and what do you get? This amazing box of delights. I love how this turned out, the bright colours and striking eye design!! I had made the printed backgrounds previously…

Tall Town Mixed Media Canvas

This week sees another new release in the Vera Lane Studio shop. Tall Town is a fun set of buildings, quirky and original, just begging to be coloured up in bright cheerful colours: I had the perfect substrate – a 10 x 50 cm canvas, just…

Winged Frida – Vera Lane Studio

Welcome back for my ‘official’ DT post for our Winged Things week at VLS. I said I had something special lined up….so here is my glorious shrine to Frida: It all began with an old Christmas decoration that I was given. I knew that I…

Upcycled Vase using DecoArt Paints

I recently picked up this vase from a local project that sells second hand and scrap products that would otherwise go to landfill. I was attracted by the shape and thought it wuld be perfect for a makeover with some DecoArt paints. I gave the…

Upcycled Brush Storage with DecoArt

The lovely people at DecoArt sent me some products to try, and amongst them was some really cool Americana Chalkboard Paint. I decided to give an old mug a face-lift and create a fun holder for my paintbrushes. Here’s my mug (it’s quite large…and bright!) I gave…

Visible Image Stamps – Ripple Effect Canvas

Welcome back to today’s Thrilling Thursday post for Visible Image stamps. Today I am sharing the project I created for the January issue of Craft Stamper magazine – a gorgeous canvas! I used a 12 inch square black canvas – if you can’t get a…

Shine – Altered Playing Card

Happy New Year…welcome to 2017!!! The advantage of the holidays is that I have a bit of free time to craft…and have another little video for you. I’ve been following a discussion in the Joggles Art Journal Adventure Facebook Group where members have been deciding whether…

Marta’s 10 Minute Art Challenge

Not long ago, Marta (Maremi SmallArt) issued a challenge to go and create a piece of art in just 10 minutes….. I decided to squeeze this challenge in as my last creative piece of 2016….and OMG – it was harder than you think. There is a…