Home Sweet Home….

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is the theme DIY decor. I decided to make templates of rooftops and use this in frame by going online and looking at old pictures of industrial landscapes and houses. I firstly cut out of strong cardboard a few different rooftops then dabbed versamark on the cardboard and Read More …

Long Ago ….

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is memories, so I have used a photograph of me with my friends in Mesnes Park in 1972, whilst on my lunch break from school. We are looking at and feeding the ducks in the pond. I started with a plain white 12 x 12 card stock and Read More …

WoW Blog Hop….

 Hello Ruby Rock-It Fans and WOW Embossing Powder fans!  We are delighted to have you join us this week for the fun with our blog hop! We are very excited to be partnering with this fabulous company, so here’s all the info you will need…and then come and join and hop along! Here’s the blog Read More …

Mix it Up….

Hi Everyone Over at WOW HQ this month is MIXED MEDIA. I have used an ATC (Artist Trading Card) and started by covering this with Versamark ink. I then used an item I found in the pound shop.  It is what you put flour in to sprinkle on your surface to stop the dough sticking.  Read More …

Kissing Stamps….

Hi Everyone This month over at WOW HQ is for us to let you know what one of our favourite techniques is.  Mine with WOW is using the reverse bleaching technique Ink entire surface of panel with distress ink (works best with mid-tone distress inks: not too dark or too light) Take solid stamp (De-Vine, Read More …

Monocromatic….

Hi Everyone This month over at WOW HQ is monocrome.  I have chosen black and white and something which is very hard for me – clean and simple. I have chosen an A6 card and the words are from  ‘Its all relative’.  I chose my – special – friend. I then chose chipboard in 2 Read More …

In the Laboratory….

Hi Everyone This month I am guest designer over at SanDee & Amelie’s Steampunk Challenge and the title is In The Laboratory. I first started off with a box that was used for jewellery, and found a great picture on the Internet of an old lab.  I then stamped a few background stamped in memento Read More …

Time to Call….

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is Time and my take on it is to use the stamp set ‘Call Me’ and WOW Platinum embossing powder as everyone should have time for friends and family to call them at least once per week. I stamped the images onto white card stock and buffed around Read More …

Metalic Love….

Hi Everyone This week over at Stampotique is the theme of either Love or Anniversary.  This is my take on it. I firstly got a tag and stuck ripped pieces of backing paper all over it then added a  layer of white acrylic paint. I then used some texture paint through a diamond stencil and Read More …

Sentimental Journey….

Hi Everyone This week over at Stampotique is Sentimental – using words and Phrases. Soooo… I got out my Journey Collage stamp together with the Floral Swirl. I started with some patterned green stripped backing paper and covered a tag.  I then used a piece of dotty yellow cardstock and stamped onto this the words Read More …

Box of Surprises….

Hi Everyone Over at Stampotique this week is the theme BOXES I started by cutting out an exploding box (click for instructions) in black card. I then stamped on the inner box the  abstract foliage stamp in versamark then heat set with WOW bright white embossing powder and cut around the image at the top. I Read More …

Faux Gardens….

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is the theme Gardens. I firstly got a deep picture frame from the local charity shop for 50 pence and took a white card template from the back of the frame. I then used watercolour paints and used a wash of blue and green all over the card. Read More …

Celebrations….

Hi Everyone Over at Stampotique this month I am a GUEST DESIGNER – Whoopee!! and this week we are celebrating  the 150th Challenge. I started by spraying on a craft sheet some cosmic shimmer sprays then swooshing a piece of watercolour paper through it giving the coloured background.  I let this dry then added some Read More …

Pink, Turquoise and Polka Dots….

Hi Everyone This week over at Stampotique is Pink, Turquoise and Polka Dots. I started with Sheer and stamped her out with Archival Ink then coloured her in with watercolour paints. I then cut her out. The background I started with picked rasberry distress ink around the edges of a tag then added  tumbled grass Read More …