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…

Upcycled Brush Storage with DecoArt

The lovely people at DecoArt sent me some products to try, and amongst them was some really cool Americana Chalkboard Paint. I decided to give an old mug a face-lift and create a fun holder for my paintbrushes. Here’s my mug (it’s quite large…and bright!) I gave…

Dream – Visible Image stamps and the Gelli Plate

This week I have been using my Gelli Plate to create some fun backgrounds for my stamping projects. I have prepared a video for you showing how easy it is to whip up a batch of monoprints ready to be turned into cards, journal pages, tags…

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…

Christmas Tabletop Topiary

Today I have a (not very seasonal for August!) Christmas decoration project to share created with some more fabulous DecoArt products. When I was looking through the DecoArt catalogue I came across MagiKote which is a medium for use on polystyrene. It creates a great…

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…

Stone Effect Monolith with Visible Image stamps

No, you are not going mad……and no, I’m not going mad either….this is another Visible Image inspiration post!!! I can’t help it, the new stamps are awesome, and I am really fired up and inspired right now. This project uses one of the brilliantly original…