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…

Fairytale Coach and Horse Tealight Holder

Today I have a quick post to share. I was trying out ideas for simple decorations and came up with this pretty little tealight holder. I cut the coach and horse out four times from white pearl card. Using spray adhesive I stuck them together into…

GDT at Aurora Wings Challenge Blog – Snow Queen

I was thrilled when Mitzi asked if I would guest for her on the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog, and did not hesitate to say yes! I chose this fabulous Snow Queen – Blooms of Ice for my project, and you can find her here in…

The Hunger Games – Visible Image style!

I have something totally different to share today, inspired by a dress that starred in a film!! When The Hunger Games was released a few years ago, I was stunned by the butterfly dress worn by the character Effie Trinket. Designed by Alexander McQueen and…