‘Texture’ Challenge at Country View Challenges

This month the theme for our challenge at Country View Challenges is ‘Texture’. I have created a beautiful canvas with a faux rusted effect, very tactile and full of visual interest. I began by masking off a circle in the centre of my canvas and…

Once Upon a Time Canvas for Country View Challenges

It’s time for a new challenge at Country View Challenges and the theme this month is Texture. I have created a pretty box canvas: I began by adding Tim Holtz collage paper to a box canvas, then added some acrylic paint in shades of blue…

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…

Use Your Wings

I created this wonderful fantasy mixed media canvas using some of the wonderful selection of products on the Artful Days website. It’s full of texture, shimmer and shine!! Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

Happy Home Canvas

It’s almost the end of the year …. only 2 more days to go!! As today is Friday, it’s time for my weekly Vera Lane Studio project – I can’t believe I have been on this DT for a whole year already. Time certainly does…

Mini Christmas Canvas Project

I am a member of a lovely little group on Facebook called Mini Marvels, where we share inspiration on a small scale (anything under around 5 inches!) Our lovely ‘leader’ has been prompting us for the last 7 weeks in a fun challenge to create…

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…

Visible Image Stamps – Ripple Effect Canvas

Welcome back to today’s Thrilling Thursday post for Visible Image stamps. Today I am sharing the project I created for the January issue of Craft Stamper magazine – a gorgeous canvas! I used a 12 inch square black canvas – if you can’t get a…

Holy Night Angel Mini Canvas

This beautiful stamp is designed by Lindsay Mason for Personal Impressions. I love the music detail on her dress and was inspired to create a little canvas decoration with her. I took a black 6 inch canvas and swiped a Versamark inkpad around the edges…

Spread Your Wings Academy vol.1

I’ve always been in awe of the beautiful projects by the Finnabair team. So when they launched the Spread Your Wings Academy, sharing some secrets and tips, I decided to try my hand at creating something inspired by their techniques. I used Rebecca’s suggested ¬†starting…