Crazy Genius/Black and White

It’s time for my second inspiration post for the Opposites challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have created a positive/negative project using black and white card and embossing powder. This creates a striking image: Please pop over to the Country View Challenges blog…

Opposites: Past and Future

This month I am hosting the challenge at Country View Challenges and I chose the theme of Opposites: big and small, good and bad, yin and yang, night and day…..there are lots of ways to interpret this theme either on one project or as a…

‘Spring’ at Country View Challenges

April is here and our new theme at Country View Challenges is Spring and Easter. I love Spring – the garden bursts into life, the days get longer and we all feel invigorated as the temperatures slowly start to rise! I have created a pretty…

Numbers and/or Letters -Country View Challenges

There’s a brand new challenge at Country View Challenges and the theme for March is Numbers and/or Letters. I have created a pretty CAS card: The background was created by blending Ripe Persimmon and Fossilised Amber Distress Oxide inks through a number stencil and adding…

Paper Planes for Country View Challenges

I am back again with my second project for the Planes, Trains and Automobiles challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have a stamped tag to share: I blended some Distress Oxide inks together to create the background and once dry I stamped the…

Dare To Swim

It’s time for my second post for the Sun, Sea and Sand challenge at Country View Challenges. This time my project is a simple canvas with an abstract interpretation of the sea. I painted my canvas with shades of white and blue acrylic paints to…

Splashes of Colour

Have you ever had one of those days where you really want to get creative but you don’t know what to do? Maybe you have no ideas, maybe you have too many ideas and can’t settle on just one…. I had one of those days…

Checkmate!

Today’s project is an Artist Trading Block created for our ‘Anything But Cute‘ themed challenge over at Country View Challenges. I began by painting the block with black gesso, then set aside to dry. Meanwhile I used Cracked Pistachio and Lucky Clover Distress Oxide Inks…

Stars and Stripes

Welcome back to my regular Visible Image post, and yes, you guessed it…..I am still playing with the fabulous new stencils. This week a simple yet striking card using the Stars and Stripes: I created the drop shadow by placing my stencil on the card…

In The Spotlight

It’s Thursday, and it’s Visible Image time once again. I have another card using both stamps and another new stencil…..this time it’s the Strobes design, and I created a spotlight effect for this card. I coloured my card with Mustard seed Distress Ink leaving a…