Magical Peacock Canvas

It’s my turn to share a step by step project on the Artful Days blog today. I created a mixed media canvas using the fabulous background stamps and lots of cool embellishments. Here’s a sneak peek for you: Hop over to the Artful Days blog…

It’s All About The Texture

This canvas is a celebration of texture (as well as some gorgeous drippy colour!) I used a selection of different papers and fabrics to create a layered textured effect on my canvas. I love the vibrant colours of the Brusho Powders, they are concentrated so…

Beautiful Butterflies

Papercrafting isn’t just about cardmaking. Sometimes it’s fun to create a 3d project to display in your home, and these pretty butterfly stamps from AALL and Create (designed by Tracy Evans) were just what I needed. I took a wooden embroidery hoop and painted it…

Pimp It Up (Again!) – Upcycled Tin

Today I am sharing my second Pimp It Up project for Country View Challenges. This time I rescued a tin from the recycle box and turned it into some crafty storage for my desk. I brayered some acrylic paints onto some paper and added background…

Pimp It Up! with Country View Challenges

It’s time for a new challenge over on the Country View Challenges blog and the theme this month is Pimp It Up, or in other words – reuse or alter something. I took a cheap and cheerful door hanger from Ikea and turned it into…

Live Your Dream – Vintage Box Frame

I have another project to share over on the Artful Days blog this evening. Look at all these gorgeous embellishments that are available in the store!! Here is a sneek peek. Hop over to the Artful Days blog for all the details and a step…

Finders Keepers – Mixed Media Canvas

Tonight I am sharing a fabulous mixed media project over on the Artful Days blog using some of the wonderful products available in the store. Here is a little sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for all the details and a step…

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…

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…

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…