A Step In The Dark Part 2….

This time our challenge at A Step In The Dark is sponsored by not one, not two, but three generous companies so you have no excuses not to join in!!!! As I have been greedy and chosen images from all three places I am writing three posts…

What’s In A Book? – Smeared And Smudged June Member Blog Hop

It’s time for another round of inky antics with the June Member Blog Hop over at the Smeared and Smudged Forum, and if you are following the blog roll you will have arrived here from Erin’s blog. This month we are all altering found objects,…

Under The Sea…

I really wanted to enter Delicious Doodles’ challenge ‘For The Love Of Animals’ this week, mainly so I could use this image of ‘Cancer’ by Teri Sherman. I printed the image twice, fussy cutting and layering for a dimensional effect. I coloured it with a…

R.I.P…..

What do normal people do on a sunny afternoon in May……I have no idea, and as I’m not the most normal of people I decided to make a Gothic style funeral wreath. I took a polystyrene wreath and wrapped it with black crushed silk ribbon.…

A Step In The Dark – Anything Goes / Add Some Purple

Are you ready for another two weeks of dark art? This time at A Step In The Dark we are proud to have The East Wind, The Stamping Boutique and Make It Crafty as sponsors. So that’s 3 prizes up for grabs!!!     My…

Gothic Fan

My team-mate at A Step Into The Dark, Lisa, came up with some creepy cool designs and I really wanted to try one out today. I have used her Skull digi as the centrepiece for my Gothic style fan. The fan is cut with a…

Steampunk Masquerade

Today I have been having so much fun! Today I finished my Steampunk Mask! I started off with a plain white cardboard princess mask to which I added some grungeboard tentacles. I love grungeboard – it is sturdy and inkable, yet flexible…….mostly I love it…

Jigsaw Jigsaw

No, you’re not seeing double – this is a jigsaw of Jigsaw! The terribly twisted people at Haunted Design House have inspired me with their ‘Let’s Play A Game’ theme and I spent the evening creating my macabre offering for the challenge. I have to…

Christmas Gifts – Joyce

Now Joyce’s gift caused me some sleepless nights! She likes so many things…. I could have gone with a  Dr. Who theme …..or penguins….. but instead I chose to focus on her love of colourful and sparkly things (I think that she has a bit…

Christmas Gifts – Lynn

The next gift on the list is for Lynn. Anybody who has met her knows that she is an old romantic (less of the old, I hear her cry!) She is a maker of beautiful wedding stationery, and has a new found love of sewing…