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…

Vera Lane Studio – Journal Faces

This week’s new release from Vera Lane Studio is this gorgeous set of journal faces and sentiments. I have created some postcards using gelli print backgrounds. I took the four seasons as my colour inspirations: All the images were coloured with Copics and Promarkers, adding…

Playing with Yupo, and Visible Image Stamps

Today, I am sharing a new technique and some older stamps. I have wanted to try Yupo paper for a while and have been looking at alternatives to using alcohol inks (as I don’t have any!). I’ve seen some beautiful artwork using acrylics so thought…

Visible Image Stamps – There Is Always Tomorrow

Welcome back for your Thrilling Thursday inspiration post. I have used the fantastic skull stamps from the Mr Bone Jangles set again!!! My background was created using DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics and the Gelli Plate. Once dry I stamped the small skulls on it using…

Visible Image Stamps – Glimmer of Light Canvas

I am so excited to be sharing my first project with one of the new sets of Visible Image stamps – Glimmer of Light. This beautiful moth design comes with a cool light bulb and fantastic sentiment and is so versatile. I have created a…

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…

Time and Tide

I have always loved the sea and having just returned from a lovely holiday at the coast, still have the sea air fresh in my mind. I created this piece for Andy Skinner’s ‘Time’ challenge using an ATB from Calico Craft Parts, DecoArt Media acrylics…

Visible Image Stamps – You’ve Been Gone A Long Time…

This week sees the long awaited release of Tim Burton’s Alice Through The Looking Glass, and the Visible Image team are celebrating by having a fantastic Wonderland Stamps Event. There is a MASSIVE 45% OFF when you buy all SIX sets! usual price £71.94 NOW…

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…

Release The Kraken

Today I’m sharing another little shrine project. I had a lot of fun with this one….. I got the MDF shrine kit from my good friend John Glossop. I had the idea to add a door, and found that the MDF ATC frames from Calico…