Be Brave Be Bold

I love this image from AuroraWings called Harlequinade and it seemed an obvious choice for the new Theatrical challenge over on their blog. I chose to colour the image with Copics and Promarkers adding some gold detail with a gel pen, and dimensional beads with…

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…

National Scrapbook Day Scraptacular Virtual Crop with Jones Crafts

***FABULOUS COMPETITION TIME*** Welcome to our Scraptacular Celebration of UK Scrapbooking! It’s (Inter) National Scrapbook Day today and Jones Crafts are celebrating in style! We want you to get your scrap on today and join in with our Scraptacular Virtual Crop. We want you to…

The East Wind New Release – Dream House

Today is April 1st and as it is a Friday, that means new release day as well as freebie day (for newsletter subscribers!). Today’s new release in the shop is a surreal image called Dream House. You can find it here. I used the NB…

The East Wind New Release – French Maid

Today I am sharing another super sassy image from Unky at The East Wind. She is called French Maid and she is new in the shop today – you can find her here. I coloured the image with Promarkers and Copics, adding some details with Polychromos pencils.…

A Very Vintage Christmas

It’s been a while since I made any ‘vintagey’ style cards but the sketch on Cardabilities challenge inspired me to make this: I used these lovely papers from Kaisercraft and teamed them with kraft card for a vintage feel. the ivy spray and snowflakes are Die’Sire…

Say It With Chocolate!

Sometimes you might want to send something more than a card, but without sending a separate present. This gift card would be perfect for any chocolate lovers out there. From the outside it looks like a pretty Christmas card: I used some gorgeous Kaisercraft Christmas…

The Route to Walla Crag

For the past two years we’ve visited The Lake District in February, and this year we got the chance to do some hill walking.  This layout shows one of the many photographs I took while walking The Borrowdale Triangle. I used papers from Kaisercraft’s ‘Hunt…

Cuckoo Clock

I bought this ‘cuckoo clock’  by Kaisercraft a while ago. It was a blank MDF kit which I decorated using some pretty Basic Grey papers and stickers which have been in my stash for ages!! First of all I painted the blanks with two coats…