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…

Beautiful Butterflies

Papercrafting isn’t just about cardmaking. Sometimes it’s fun to create a 3d project to display in your home, and these pretty butterfly stamps from AALL and Create (designed by Tracy Evans) were just what I needed. I took a wooden embroidery hoop and painted it…

Quirky Bird

Today’s project is another fun card using some more of the new AALL and Create stamps. I have used set #69 Quirky Birds designed by Louse Nelson, and some colourful Distress Oxide inks, I smooshed some Twisted Citron and Peacock Feathers Distress Oxides on my…

Intuitive Journalling – Video

I have been playing in my art journal again toay – no real plan, just seeing where I went with it. I had in mind the prompt over on Ranger and Dina Wakely’s blog for the ShowUsYourMedia challenge, The theme is Admire – who or…

Delicate Dragonflies

I love AALL and Create’s stamps and they have just released a huge selection of new designs. I have treated myself to a few new sets, but today’s project uses a couple from previous releases: I used Distress Oxide inks to stamp the scribbly script…

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…

Pimp It Up (Again!) – Upcycled Tin

Today I am sharing my second Pimp It Up project for Country View Challenges. This time I rescued a tin from the recycle box and turned it into some crafty storage for my desk. I brayered some acrylic paints onto some paper and added background…

Girl Power!

Today is an exciting day for Jules, the owner of Artful Days. She has launched her first two stamp sets, and I was fortunate enough to be given one to play with. I chose Girl 002 and have been creating some fun projects with her.…