Peace at Christmas

I have another festive home decor project for you today, using some of the beautiful resin shapes and texture products from Artful Days. Combined with some simple MDF and super shimmery metallic paints, these make a wonderful decoration that will be treasured for years to…

Treasures of the Sea for Artful Days

I couldn’t resist using some more of the fantastic summer products that I had from Artful Days, and had the idea to create this richly textured Altered Bottle: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

In The Summer Garden – Gelli Print Card

It’s the start of a new month and time for a new challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme for July is In The Summer Garden and I have a pretty gelli printed card to share with you. I videoed the process so please click…

Use Your Wings

I created this wonderful fantasy mixed media canvas using some of the wonderful selection of products on the Artful Days website. It’s full of texture, shimmer and shine!! Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

Save The YouTuber Video Hop – Gelli Print Card

Today i am taking part in a fantastic video hop to promote small YouTube channels and help them gain subscribers and viewing time. There are prizes to be won by subscribing, liking and commenting on the videos, and you will find links to the next…

Captured Moments

My Visible Image project this week is a mixed media Monolith full of texture and layers. This was produced for Craft Stamper earlier this year. The background is created with layers of crackle paint and vintage ephemera, giving a feeling of timeworn decay. I stamped…

Decoupage Pen Storage with DecoArt

A quick post today from me showing my latest upcycled project – a pen storage box. It only takes a few DecoArt products to totally transform a dull and outdated object into something bright and modern! It began life as a plain pine storage unit…

Tall Town Mixed Media Canvas

This week sees another new release in the Vera Lane Studio shop. Tall Town is a fun set of buildings, quirky and original, just begging to be coloured up in bright cheerful colours: I had the perfect substrate – a 10 x 50 cm canvas, just…

Upcycled Vase using DecoArt Paints

I recently picked up this vase from a local project that sells second hand and scrap products that would otherwise go to landfill. I was attracted by the shape and thought it wuld be perfect for a makeover with some DecoArt paints. I gave the…

Continuing my Art Journal Adventure

I’m still pretty much on target with my Joggles Art Journal Adventure weekly prompts….only a few days behind now, after a hectic few weeks and a short holiday!! Last week’s prompt was to use text in our first layer and I thought it was the…