Shabby Chic Wall Hanging

Tonight I am sharing another project for Artful Days. I have used some more of the wonderful contents of their September Goodie Box to create this pretty shabby chic wall hanging . Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough…

People Are Strange Tunnel Book

This month it is my turn to share a project using one of the cool Tunnel Books from Joggles. You can see the full step by step and all the materials over on their blog here.     All the links you need: Joggles Store…

Metallic Mixed Media Panel – September Artful Days Goodie Box

Hello and welcome to my first post for Artful Days. Today I am sharing a mixed media panel using some of the fabulous embellishments from the September Goodie Box. I used lots of mica sprays and gilding wax to create this shimmering piece – all…

Artful Days Goody Box – September

I have an announcement!! I was fortunate enough to be selected to join the Artful Days Goody Box Design Team and I will be bringing you some inspirational projects using products from the boxes. For those of you who are not familiar with the company,…

Country Kitchen Decor

I was fascinated to learn about the long history of pressed metalware in the Rhode Island area and that sparked the idea to create something in the style of traditional American folk art. When I was sent my selection of Frank Morrow Company decorative metal items…

Lil’ Gangsters

Every so often a change is as good as a rest, and after colouring plenty of cute little girls and animals, these little tikes made a refreshing change!! I had a grungy gelli print that was the perfect starting point for my background and added…

Day of the Dead Shrine

It’s my turn to share a project over on the Joggles blog. Here’s a sneak peak – for the full step by step and all the details click here. All the links you need: Joggles Store – shop for supplies Joggles Blog – inspiration and…

Captured Moments

My Visible Image project this week is a mixed media Monolith full of texture and layers. This was produced for Craft Stamper earlier this year. The background is created with layers of crackle paint and vintage ephemera, giving a feeling of timeworn decay. I stamped…

Art Is Life

The wonderful people at Aall and Create have just begun the International Tournament of Art and Craft and Challenge 1’s theme is Europe. I created a mixed media canvas board incorporating all of the prompts!! Of all the continents, I feel Europe has the richest history of…

Deep, Deeper, Deepest

Today I am sharing a project that I actually made way back earlier in the year for Creative Stamping magazine. I love creating weathered effects with acrylic paint and when I was asked to create a mixed media project with the Dare To Swim set,…