Friday, 17 April 2015


Two cards created for the Daring Cardmakers Challenge where the theme is arrows, and an extra challenge of using green.

I used brushos for both cards, plus a range of stamps, stencils and die-cuts.

Sunday, 12 April 2015

Altered Tins

This has been on my "To Do" list for a while, so the challenge at "That Craft Place" was the prefect reason to alter my paint brush tins.  I saved these from Christmas to store my brushes in and they work just fine for that purpose.  However, they did need some prettying up.

Since, they needed to remain functional I have added minimal embellishments in the knowledge they will more than likely get covered in paint sooner or later (probably sooner).

Here they are both before and after altering:

Empty Tins
12 x12 paper by Prima
Lace from stash
Pink Flat-Back Pearls from stash
Hot glue Gun
Double sided tape

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Copic Card - Miss Flopsie

Created for Sheri Baldy's "My Besties" Challenge where the theme is "Bunnies / Eggs.  The challenge site can be found here:  Besties Challenge Blog

Flowers & Lace: Wild Orchid Crafts
Cardstock: Bazzil "Daisy", Quartz;  Cryogen (for stamping the image onto)
Patterned Paper: Unknown Brand
Glimmer Mist: Sunflower (for colouring some of the flowers, and the lace)
Ink: Momento Black
Stickles: Diamond
Border Punch: Martha Stewart "Daisy"
Spellbinders Die: Grand Ovals, Floral Ovals
Copic Sketch:

  • Skin: E21, E00, E000
  • Lips: RV13, RV10
  • Hair: E53, E51, E50
  • Pink Details: RV13, RV11, RV10, RV00
  • Aqua Details: BG13, BG11, BG10
  • Yellow Details: Y21, Y23, Y26
  • Ground: W6, W5, W3, W2, W0

Sketch - UK Post Box

Created on watercolour paper using Winsor & Newton watercolours and Prisma color pencils.

Monday, 30 March 2015

Sketch Prompt - Draw A Boat

Created for an online sketching prompt in a Strathmore Watercolour Sketch book.  I used Winsor and Newton watercolours and Prisma Colour pencils.

Friday, 27 March 2015

Sketch Prompt - Draw your Hat

This was completed following a prompt in a Facebook Sketching Group.  I used watercolours, Prisma pencils and micron pens in a Strathmore Watercolour Journal.

Sunday, 15 March 2015

ATC - Flowers

Created using Distress Inks, Inktense pencils, a Prismacolor white pencil, and stickles.  The stamps used are a PaperArtsy flower stamp, and a background stamp by Prima.

Friday, 6 March 2015

Art Journal Page - Secret Garden

Created in my Lyrics journal and recorded for You Tube.
Lyrics By Madonna, "Secret Garden"

Strathmore Visual Journal (Mixed Media Paper) 9 x 12"
Dylusions Sprays (Old Style): Aubergine, Sky Blue, Lime

  • Sam Poole: Chicken Wire
  • Lavina: Tree Goddess "Luna", Willow, Slender Mushrooms, Spotty Toadstools, Midnight Meandering, Zen Rose
Archival Ink: Aquamarine, Deep Purple, Fern Green
Versafine Ink: Onyx Black
  • Crafter's Workshop: Mini Retro Bursts, Mini Butterfly Meadow
  • Imagination Crafts: Leaf Swirl Border
Prima Craft Knife (Ingvild Bolme Line)
Prima Light Paste, Opaque matte (Art Basics /Finnabair Line)
Pergamano Detail Scissors
Golden Matte Medium
Reeves Flat Brush #4
Cryla Round Brush #1
Computer Generated Text: Font "1942 Report"
Micron Black Pens: 02, 05
Silks Acrylic Glazes: Olive Vine, GInger Flower, Majestic Blue
Golden Heavy Body Paint: Irridescent Gold (Fine)
Ranger Glossy Accents
Posca White Paint Pen
Stickles Glitter Glue: Stardust

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Memory Bracelets

Four more bracelets that I have made this week...

8mm Olivine Glass Pearls, 7-8mm Ivory Fresh Water Pearls, 8mm Faceted Rondelle Rose Green Crystals, 4mm Pink Illusion Beads, silver plated spacer beads and bead caps.

Rainbow Flourite Chips, 10mm White Opal Faceted Rondelle Crystals, 8mm Pink Opal Faceted Rondelle Crystals, 7-8mm Ivory White Rodelle Fresh Water Pearls, Silver Plated spacer beads.

10mm & 6mm Frosted Amazonite, 4mm Aqua Blue Amazonite, 8mm Green Aventurine Rondelles, Silver Plated Spacer Beads.

8mm Brown Striped Agate, 7-8mm Ivory White Rondelle Fresh Water Pearls, 4mm Ivory Cream Czech Glass Druk Beads, Silver Plated Spacer Beads.

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Password Journal

This is an idea I saw on You Tube, and have wanted to make for myself for a while.  I made myself a template in Powerpoint for the pages and printed them out.  For the covers, I used chipboard, and covered them with paper from Prima's Princess collection.  I then added a Tim Holtz Ornate frame, stamped out the word passwords, and embellished it with flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

Thanks to Robin from injoystampin on You Tube for the idea.  Here is a link to her video:
Password Journal