Tagging Along….

Hi Everyone This week over at Stampotique is Tags.   I love tags as you can do so much with them and create miniature themes and add lots of techniques to them. This week however I have gone clean and simple which is out of my comfort zone a little. I started off with an Read More …

Antique -ified….

Hi Everyone Over at WOW HQ this month is Antique and so I’m showing you a technique. Firstly I stamped the silhouette and frame from Simply Amazing in Walnut stain on a piece of white card.  Then inked around the edges with Tea stain.  I then pressed the versamark onto the card stock over the Read More …

In Bloom….

Hi Everyone This week over at Stampotique is Flowers. I have done a resist background with  the flower cube and ~WOW clear embossing powder.  Then stamped the  same flower onto white plastic and cut them out, 3D them on top of the originals. I have then stamped and coloured in with water colour paints the Read More …

Nature’s Glories….

Hi Everyone   I am honoured to be asked to partake in this months challenge at Country View Crafts as a guest. I am with some very talented people.  I haven’t constructed a canvas in a while and so I started off with a 20cm x 20cm deep canvas I purchased from a car boot Read More …

Spit, Splash, Splot….

Hi Everyone This week over at Stampotique is April Showers and we’ve had a lot of them this week in my part of the country. I started with stamping out Jill’s head onto white card and cut it out. I then went on line and went onto a children’s colouring website called www.colouring.com and got Read More …

Metal WOW Style….

Hi Everyone This month at WOW HQ is the theme’METAL’ I have started with a tag and inked it up with Versamark, then put onto it 2 coats of Ultra Thick clear embossing powder (like triple embossing). Then I used the new colours Luscious Lime, Blue Topaz and added silver, bright white and ebony into the Read More …

Colour of Failure….

Hi Everyone This week over at Dragons Dream Tag is Z and Face and the colour scheme is from ‘A sprinkle of Imagination’ I have used a Tim Holtz face and then drawn the word Failure onto white cardstock, spritzed with cosmic shimmer sprays (on both sides) so that when I have curled the top Read More …

Clean and Simple….

Hi Everyone It seems that this week it is all smiles in Blogland.  Over at CASOLOGY – clean and simple it is Joke week. I have created a topper with my Dylusion stamps, Promarkers and a famous saying:  “If you’re too open-minded; your brains will fall out.” ― Lawrence Ferlinghetti   Have a lovely week Read More …

Humoursimple Story….

Hi Everyone Over at Stampotique this week is A Bit of Humour  I started by taking a Tim Holtz tag and gluing a piece of lace, strips of ribbon, embossed grungepaper and buttons onto the tag.  I then covered them when dry, with white Gesso (one of my favourite items to use on projects) When this was Read More …

Vintage….

Hi Everyone Over at Stampotique this week is Vintage and I have used Stitch stamped in memento express ink and coloured in with walnut stain distress ink with water to dilute. I firstly got a tag and stamp random background script with Tea dye distress ink. I then used a Tim Holtz stencil and inked Read More …

No Country for Old Men….

Hi Everyone This week at  ATC and More we have the theme of Detective Stories.  Mine is No Country for old Men and anything Tim Holtz at A Vintage Journey. I started with a blank ATC and sprayed with dylusion ink and moonglow spray and let this dry.  The background was stamped with a script Read More …

Going for Gold….

Hi Everyone Today over at the Runway Inspired Challenge is This is the first time I have entered this challenge. and at Casology is Roots I first started off with 2 x dies, one Bella Rose from Heartfelt Creations and the other from Cherry Lynn.  I coloured these in with acrylic paints in gold and Read More …

What a Catch….

Hi Everyone This week at Stampotique is Green and Sunday Postcard is Fish.  The further colour scheme comes from a Sprinkle of Imagination: I firstly sprayed a piece of cardstock 6 ins x 4 ins with Dylusions sprays and let it dry. I then used a TCW  stencil of dots and used distress inks through Read More …

Retro….

Hi Everyone Sorry not been with you for a couple of weeks as I’ve been on my jollies, visiting distant relatives and playing catch up.  Where does the time go.  It has also been my sisters birthday and I created this for her. I took the March Craft Stamper magazine and was inspired by the’Round Read More …