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…

Art Is Life

The wonderful people at Aall and Create have just begun the International Tournament of Art and Craft and Challenge 1’s theme is Europe. I created a mixed media canvas board incorporating all of the prompts!! Of all the continents, I feel Europe has the richest history of…

Deep, Deeper, Deepest

Today I am sharing a project that I actually made way back earlier in the year for Creative Stamping magazine. I love creating weathered effects with acrylic paint and when I was asked to create a mixed media project with the Dare To Swim set,…

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…

Fun – Altered Playing Card

Well, I’v e been slipping behind with my weekly altered playing cards….just not enough hours in the day!! I hope to get caught up again soon, but here is my latest one for you to look at! This is ‘Fun’ and it features the sweet…

Visible Image Stamps – Ballet Journal Page

Good morning – can you believe it’s almost Easter??? Spring seems to have arrived here in my part of the UK, the blossom is out on the trees, daffodils are blooming and green leaves are budding all around the garden….Today I have a journal page…

Stay Wild – Visible Image Stamps

It’s time for another new stamp project, and this week I have been using the amazing Stay Wild set. I stamped and embossed the beautiful horse using Versamark ink and white embossing powder. I wanted to create a ‘herd’ so stamped three times, overlapping the…

Unique – Altered Playing Card

This week’s focus word is Unique. I know that we all take our inspiration from others, but I always try to put my own twist on things, and aim to create something unique. I chose one of my favourite images from The Octopode Factory –…

All You Need Is Love – ATC Swap at Vera Lane Studio

Here we are in February and it is time for another ATC Swap in the Vera Lane Studio Facebook group. This time I am hosting, and as February is the month for St Valentine’s Day, I have chosen ‘Love’ as my theme for the swap.…

Doors – Joggles Art Journal Adventure Week #4

The prompt at Joggles AJA this week was Doors and I spent a few days deciding where to go with this. I settled on a quote which I had found on Pinterest and teamed it with a beautiful image from a Kaisercraft 12 x 12…