Blossoms, Bosoms and Bouquets on Vera Lane

This month on Vera Lane we are following a floral theme. I decided to give a couple of the VLS ‘older ladies’ an outing and had so much fun!!! First up is Agnes Rose…..she has found herself an admirer – the guy that cleans the…

Kokeshi Dolls from Vera Lane Studio

We had a fabulous new release in the shop this week – Kokeshi Dolls. Perfect for our Blossoms with a VLS Girl ATC swap!! Here are a couple of ATCs I made with them: I used Japanese origami papers for the background and accented with…

Art – Altered Playing Card

Today I’m celebrating what would have been Frida Khalo’s 110th birthdy (had she still been alive!) My altered playing card has this fabulous image of Frida from The Octopode Factory and the word ‘Art’. Background is a bit of everything – collage, paint, ink, modelling…

Laughing Skull from Rosie McStone Studio

I was kindly asked if I would like to make a couple of projects with this amazing Laughing Skull stamp from Rosie McStone Studio. This is the first of what will hopefully be a larger range of products from a UK based designer. I love…

Cherish – Altered Playing Card

The latest altered card in my deck has the word Cherish. I chose this image from Oddball Art Stamps to illustrate it: I coloured the image with Promarkers and Polychromos pencils, added some DP from Flying Tiger for the background, and finshed with some strips…

Summertime ATCs for Vera Lane Studio

Just a quick post this evening to share the ATCs that I’m swapping this month in the Vera Lane Studio Facebook group. Each month we have a different theme and have a lot of fun trading our art around the world. Come and join us…

Pocket Book of Inspiration using Joggles Itty Bitty Stencils

It seems to have been a long time coming but here is my first project as part of the Joggles DT. For those of you who don’t know, Joggles is an amazing online store selling a vast range of art and craft products. As well…

Curious – Altered Playing Card

A quick post on a warm sunny evening bringing another altered playing card to you. The word I chose is Curious, and I illustrated it with the creepy cute White Rabbit from Vera Lane Studio. Background is a mish mash of collage, acrylic sprays and…

Who’s Looking Through Your Window? – Vera Lane Studio

This week’s new release is a great set of windows (and a door) and the DT have had so much fun popping different characters in the frame!! I have created another set of ATCs, pocket letter style, showing just some of the many ways that…

Wonder – Altered Playing Card

Just a quick post tonight sharing another altered playing card. This week it’s another fabulous image from The Octopode Factory….this is The Mime. The background is a patchwork of washi tape accented with a couple of Doodlebug Designs enamel dots. Sentiment is a rub-on from…