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…

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…

Flower Power ATC Swap

I may have stood down from the Vera Lane Studio DT but I am still going to be taking part in the fun ATC swaps each month – I love my VLS happy mail and look forward to envelopes of arty joy arriving through the…

Seeing Red ATC Swap

The theme of our ATC swap this month is Seeing Red, and this can be interpreted in many ways as long as you stick to the colourscheme of shades of reds/pinks. I have made two fun and quirky ATCs this time and are sharing them…

Collage ATCs

It’s time for my second project for the Anything Goes January challenge at Country View Challenges. I have made a set of ATCs using collage over a gelli print background. The background was created on my gelli plate using red, blue and green paint. I…

Trash To Treasure ATC Swap

Happy New Year!! Welcome to 2018, a brand new year and a brand new ATC swap in the Vera Lane Studio Facebook group. I am your hostess for January and I decided on Trash To Treasure as my theme. We all like to de-clutter….spring clean….clear…

Mini Christmas Canvas Project

I am a member of a lovely little group on Facebook called Mini Marvels, where we share inspiration on a small scale (anything under around 5 inches!) Our lovely ‘leader’ has been prompting us for the last 7 weeks in a fun challenge to create…

Holly and Mistletoes (Christmas is coming!)

Say hello to Holly and Mistletoes – the most festive of ladies on Vera Lane! Coloured with Copics and Promarkers and mounted onto gelli print ATC blanks, these two are so sweet! Some glittery accents and washi tape finish this pair of ATCs perfectly. Or….how…

Add Some Sparkle – ATC Swap

I am so excited to be hosting the ATC swap at Vera Lane Studio once again. This month I have chosen the theme – Add Some Sparkle so I am hoping to see glitter and gems, sequins and foil!! Here are the three cards that…

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…