‘True Love’ with Country View Challenges

Here is my second project for the Country View Challenges blog this month. Another slightly different take on the theme of love. This time I used one of the fabulous Lynne Perrella stamps from PaperArtsy along with a sentiment from The Ink Road stamps. Once…

Mixed Media Moods – Winter Whites

Here is the mood board which provides the basis for my video tutorial (right-click on the image to save to your device and print out): You can watch the video tutorial here: https://youtu.be/DQRed8n6X0k

‘Looking For Love’ with Country View Challenges

Let me begin by wishing you all a very Happy New Year. It’s time for a new challenge at Country View Challenges and the theme for January is ‘Love’. I have created a fun card using a gel print and some stamps: My gel print…

Starry Skyline

Our Stars challenge at Country View Challenges is proving popular and I have another inspiration project for you today. This masculine tag combines stamps from various sets. I blended Distress Inks over the tag then stamped stars from the Born To Dance stamp set by…

Starry Christmas

I can’t believe that we are in December already. That means that we have a new challenge at Country View Challenges, and the theme this month is ‘Stars’. I have created a pretty contemporary Christmas card: I blended Distress Oxide inks to create the background,…

Autumn Fairy

It’s time for my second project for the Hand Stamped challenge at Country View Challenges. This time I have used some beautiful stamps from Lavinia Stamps and Hobby Art to create an autumnal card. My background was created using Brushos on my Gelli Plate. Once…

Gel Print Angels

Here is the template for the gel print angels in today’s You Tube video. You can find the video here: Download the template here: Thanks for watching the video – have fun using your gel prints!!

Country View Challenges – Hand Stamped

It’s time for a new challenge theme over at Country View Challenges, and this month we want to see hand stamping on your projects. I have made a pretty card using watercolour backgrounds with stamped detail, topped with heat embossed vellum butterflies. I used Brusho…

Snarky Tag

I seem to bee on a roll with my tags, and have a fun one to share today for the Bokeh challenge at Country View Challenges. I blended Distress Oxide inks to create a soft background, and once dry used a star stencil to create…

Bokeh Effect Tag

This month at Country View Challenges our theme is Bokeh effect. I have created a tag using Distress Oxide inks in the background and pastels to create the bokeh light effect. I blended shades of red and brown over the background before applyinng white pastel…