Black and White Challenge

It’s time for another challenge at Country View Challenges. The theme this month is Black and White or Black and White Plus One. I have created a vintage style card using black, white and sepia: I used lots of Idea-ology products to create this pretty…

Distress Ink Landscape for Country View Challenges

Today I am sharing my second project for the Cityscapes and Landscapes challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have used simple masking to create a blended Distress Ink landscape. I tore a strip of card to create the ‘mountain’ shape and blended Distress…

Gel Print Cityscape Card

Happy New Year to you all!! Today we announce a new challenge over at Country View Challenges, and our theme is Cityscapes and Landscapes. I used a cool set of Tim Holtz Sizzix does to create a cityscape over a gel print background: I created…

Planes, Trains and Automobiles at Country View Challenges

The year is flying by and it’s September already. There’s a new challenge starting today at Country View Challenges and the theme is ‘Planes, Trains and Automobiles‘, I have a vintage style card to share using some lovely stamps from IndigoBlu and Stampers Anonymous: I…

Quirky Canvas – The Written Word

Welcome back to my second post for the Written Word challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have a quirky mixed media canvas. I used modelling paste through a stencil from AALL and Create and set aside to dry. Meanwhile I stamped the Stampotique…

With All My Heart….

Happy New Year!!! Welcome to my first post of 2018 and to the start of another new challenge at Country View Challenges. It’s Anything Goes this month so get creative and join in the fun with us. I have created a mixed media canvas using…

National Lighthouse Day with IO Stamps for Jones Crafts

August 7th is National Lighthouse Day in the USA and to celebrate I have made a card with the beautiful New England Lighthouse stamp from Impression Obsession. I stamped the lighthouse scene onto card and added touches of coulour using Polychromos pencils. The background is…

The East Wind Facebook Contest – Make Mine Girly Girl

Summer is well under way and we have a fun theme for you at The East Wind Facebook Group. Dig out your pretty colours and ‘Make Mine Girly Girl’!! I have used the oh-so-pretty Aurora Decora and you can buy her here. I coloured my…

Weekend WOW (Words of Wisdom): Don’t Overthink It – Just Create

I always find that my best work is that which I created spontaneously, something that just evolved into being by itself. When I try too hard, it doesn’t work and I get frustrated, so I prefer to go with the flow and create when I…

Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2016 – May

How long has Mr Holtz been creating tags for his 12 tags series’?? Years….I know…..and this is the first time that I have actually managed to get an entry in on time LOL! Usually I see the post, then forget for a while, then see…