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 It only takes a few DecoArt products to totally transform a dull and outdated object into something bright and modern!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…

Industrial Style Journal Cover (with video)

My 2017 Art Journal Adventure (following Joggles’ weekly prompts) is off to a start…. Our first prompt is to create/decorate our cover. As I am building my journal from loose pages rather than use a bound book, I have taken a piece of greyboard and…

Painted Storage Cubes with DecoArt

I wanted to create a pretty display area in my bedroom for some of my Momiji dolls. I bought a set of three unfinished wooden storage cubes and gave them a make over with DecoArt paints. I gave the large and small boxes two coats…

Painted Recipe Tin

Here’s a quick step by step to creating a handy recipe storage tin that matched my kitchen decor. I recently received some amazing DecoArt products to try out as part of the Blogger Outreach Program. One of the items I requested was the Paint Adhesion…

Americana Chalky Finish Vases

When I joined the DecoArt Blogger Outreach Program, I knew I wanted to try some of the fabulous Americana Decor products. I chose three colours of the Chalky Finish for Glass and couldn’t wait to try them out on some cool Ikea vases. My three…

Bark Effect Monolith (video tutorial) with Visible Image Stamps and DecoArt

I can hear you saying….’but it’s only Tuesday!!!’….you are correct, of course. I have¬†another double dose of Visible Image inspiration this week, so be sure to come back on Thursday for my usual DT spot. I had such a good response to my stone effect…