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…

She Believed She Could

It’s time for my second project following the Postcard theme at Country View Challenges. My background is a scrap paper that I cleaned my brayer on while printing. I just loved the bright colours – so glad I decided to keep it!! I used a…

Boho Mermaid

Last week we had some wonderful Bohemian characters added to the shop. I created a mermaid themed journal page with one of them. I love the journaling space on the bodies – so nice to be able to add quotes within the image. I printed…

Dinosaur Gang

I have made another card with the cool Dinosaur Gang set of stamps from Skull and Cross Buns. I cut four small squares and added a feature image to each before layering the foliage around the edges. I matted onto black card and added the…

Feeling Fruity!

This fun card was made using the Tropical Party set of stamps from Skull and Cross Buns: I stamped the fruit images randomly over the background and then added the parrot on 3d foam so it looks like he’s sitting on the sentiment. Skull and…

Bright Ideas

I love this set of images – Harper is delightful!! I created two simple cards, using the additional elements to create my backgrounds: Digistamps are so versatile and I loved making my backgrounds by repeating the design. I added some doodle detail to her dresses…

On The Farm

This week has seen several new sets arrive in the Vera Lane Studio shop: Old MacDonald, Farm Animals 1 and 2, as well as the adorable Mayke’s Markers. My project today uses elements from the three farm sets. I stepped totally outside my comfort zone…

Postcard Art at Country View Challenges

It’s time for a new challenge over on the Country View Challenges Blog and the theme this month is Postcards. I have used a cool gelli print as the background for my postcard and teamed it with a funky Teesha Moore stamp. I didn’t want…

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…

The Calla Lilies Are In Bloom

This week we saw another of the beautiful Flower Girls in the Vera Lane Studio shop. Calla Lily is wearing a fabulous jumpsuit which reminds me of old Hollywood glamour. She is definitely a diva! I Googled Calla Lilies for colour inspiration and settle for…