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…

Blonde or Brunette? More Girls!

I’m back again with some more inspiration for the fabulous Girl stamps from Artful Days. You can see another post from me using these stamps here. Today I have a tag and a card to share showing some different hair colours. She is so easy…

Numbers – Mixed Media ATCs

Another regular swap in the UK Stampers Facebook group is the ATC swap. The theme this month is Numbers and this gave me a good excuse to try out my new IndigoBlu stamps. I took some patterned cardstock (ruler measurement design) and stencilled some modelling…