Washi Tape Background Artist Trading Coins

I’m back again with another set of Artist Trading Coins for our challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I used washi and die cut images to decorate them: I took a selection of washi tapes in shades of blue and stuck them in strips…

Collaged Artist Trading Coins

Here we are at the start of another month, and another challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme this month is Artist Trading Coins, and I just love making these!! I used some painted and printed paper for the background and some of Dina Wakely’s…

Paper Planes for Country View Challenges

I am back again with my second project for the Planes, Trains and Automobiles challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have a stamped tag to share: I blended some Distress Oxide inks together to create the background and once dry I stamped the…

Artist Trading Coins Round-Up

I have been enjoying the new trend of Artist Trading Coins that appeared earlier this year. As a seasoned ATC (Artist Trading Card) swapper, it seemed natural to join in some swaps for these amazing round miniature artworks. I have made a couple of related…

Beautiful Birds – Julia Woning @ Pronty Crafts

Today’s project is a set of three beautiful tags featuring designs by Julia Woning. These pretty birds are foam stamps which are available from Pronty Crafts and are so easy to use. I stamped the birds with Versamark ink and heat embossed with black embossing…

Mixed Media Tag – Country View Challenges

Here is my second project for our ‘In the Summer Garden’ challenge over at Country View Challenges: I began by spritzing my tag with Cosmic Shimmer mica sprays. I added some splatters of gold mica over the top. I added some die cut foliage using…

Television ATC Swap

The theme of the ATC swap at Vera Lane Studio this month is Television, and it had me stumped for a while. But with so much choice in the shop, it was easier than I first thought to come up with some fun ATCs to…

I Need Cake!

It’s time for my second ‘Be Humorous’ post for Country View Challenges. This time I used  some cute PaperArtsy stamps along with some from Stampers Anonymous in the background. I used some Distress Resist Spray on my tag before adding Distress Oxide inks. I stamped…

I Have No Idea What I Am Doing!

The theme for May’s challenge at Country View Challenges is ‘Be Humorous’. I created a fun tag using stamps from Dina Wakely and IndigoBlu, along with a Tim Holtz Snarky Sticker! I die cut the tag from a gelli print and stamped the IndigoBlu Calculus…

Alcohol Inks Abstract Flowers

I don’t use alcohol inks too often as I find them so difficult to control. I do love their vibrant colours though! I was inspired by Nina Ribena’s video (here) to get them out and create some floral ATCs, I tried using the alcohol ink…