The Written Word – Country View Challenges

Hello! This month it is my turn to pick the challenge theme and I have chosen ‘The Written Word’. I love seeing text in artwork, whether it be printed papers, stencilled or stamped words, or hand written journalling. Text draws the eye in and can…

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 Birdhouse with DecoArt Media

Like many crafters, I have difficulty throwing things away, even if I don’t particularly like them any more. This birdhouse was one of the first pieces I ‘altered’ – giving it a shabby chic look several years ago. Since then it has spent time both…

Dare To Create?…..The Sequel

Welcome back for part two f my Dare To Create odyssey. I was not planning on making a second entry, but everybody was so complimentary about my first project that I decided to rise to Tracy’s challenge and create another project to enter into her…

Dare To Create?….I Do!

This was a tough challenge but one that intrigued me enough to give it a go. Take some elements of Andy Skinner’s and Tracy Weinzapfel’s styles and create a project. The hardest part was finding a balance between the two, so that my project didn’t…

Day 12 of 31 DOH – Potion Cabinet

Welcome back to the amazing 31 Days of Halloween blog hop. The blog roll is in the sidebar to the left. If you are following the roll then you will have arrived here from Lisa F and your next stop is Fiona. All the rules…

Day of the Dead Altered Box

Today I am sharing an altered box I have made. I covered the box with black gesso then used DecoArt Media Black Texture Paste and my favourite Andy Skinner mask to add the sugar skull detail to the lid. Once dry I glued flat back…