‘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…

Steampunk Patina Plaque

Tonight is my last project for the Artful Days blog. A steampunk mixed media plaque with a patina paint finish. Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created it. Artful Days Shop Artful Days on Facebook

Hochanda Sneak Peeks for Artful Days

Artful Days is coming to Hochanda on Monday March 4th 3pm!! I have been busy behind the scenes creating some sample projects using the amazing products that Jules will be demoing on the show…..here are a few sneak peeks to whet your appetite!! Hop over…

Opulent Artist Trading Coin Card Toppers

Today I am sharing another mixed media project for Artful Days. I have made some Artist Trading Coins and used them as card toppers. Here’s a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how I created…

Halloween Altered Paintbrush

I have always wanted to try my hand at an altered paintbrush, and this was the perfect opportunity to have a go. I used some beautiful products from Artful Days, and managed to squeeze quite a few on there!! Hop over to the Artful Days…

Bouquet of Barbed Wire with Artful Days

Sometimes an unexpected colour combination becomes the inspiration for a whole piece – when I opened my box of Artful Days goodies, I fell in love with the beautiful fabric and paper flowers. Although the colours were some that I wouldn’t normally choose, I used…

Mixed Media Houses

This beautiful project shimmers and shines like treasure!! Full of texture and layers as well as touches of gold and copper, it showcase the new MDF words and embellishments perfectly: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how…

Friends Forever Canvas

I have another mixed media project over on the Artful Days blog today. This time I am using some of the amazing new MDF products. Here is a sneak peek: Hop over to the Artful Days blog for more pictures and a walkthrough of how…

Artful Days Blog Candy

This week, the Artful Days DT are hosting blog candy giveaways, giving you the chance to win a mini embellishment pack and a discount code for the Artful Days store. We have each made a mini shadow box on a different theme, and you can…