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…

Quirky Canvas – The Written Word

Welcome back to my second post for the Written Word challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have a quirky mixed media canvas. I used modelling paste through a stencil from AALL and Create and set aside to dry. Meanwhile I stamped the Stampotique…

The Written Word – Country View Challenges

Hello! This month it is my turn to pick the challenge theme and I have chosen ‘The Written Word’. I love seeing text in artwork, whether it be printed papers, stencilled or stamped words, or hand written journalling. Text draws the eye in and can…

The Artist Card

I’m on the Artful Days blog again this evening with a colourful card using one of the new stamp sets. Here’s a little sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days…

Colourful Cards

I have a couple of colourful cards to share today using stamps, stencils and embellishments from Skull and Cross Buns stamps. First is a pretty card covered in delicate foliage sprays: I used the foliage stencil with some Distress Inks first, then layered the stamps…

Look and See

I have another project to share using stamps from AALL and Create. This time I used two sets by Aida Domisie -#47 and #64 I used Distress Inks in Walnut Stain, Tea Dye and Broken China to create my background, smooshing inks on the cardstock…

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…

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…

Splashes of Colour

Have you ever had one of those days where you really want to get creative but you don’t know what to do? Maybe you have no ideas, maybe you have too many ideas and can’t settle on just one…. I had one of those days…

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…