Crafting · Mixed media

Alcohol Ink – Home Sweet Home

Well, at risk of boring everyone I’m back with another Alcohol Ink project. I wanted to play around a little more to see what else I could do so pulled out stencils and rubber stamps this time. Crafty stash used: Ranger/Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink in various colours plus blending solution White tile Yupo paper Hero… Continue reading Alcohol Ink – Home Sweet Home

Card Making · Crafting · Die cutting · Stamping

Butterfly Best Wishes

A few weeks ago I sat playing with some distress ink pads and stamps. This was the result- I decided yesterday that it was time I actually made them into something. Crafty stash used : Sizzix / Hero Arts stamp and die cut – Butterflies #3 Ranger / Tim Holtz Distress Ink pads in the… Continue reading Butterfly Best Wishes

Card Making · Crafting · Mixed media

More Play With Alcohol Ink

I had so much fun playing with my alcohol inks the other day that I couldn’t wait to have another chance to get messy with them again. I was asked about the colours I used to create this card so I sat and made a colour swatch of my ink. I must confess that on that… Continue reading More Play With Alcohol Ink

Card Making · Crafting · Stamping · Watercolour

The Color Throwdown -Best Wishes

I’m swooping in with another late night entry for this weeks Colour Throwndown challenge ctd 380. This weeks colours were red, grey and white. As ever my photo shows the colour looking more washed out than they really are. I have used an Anita’s/Docrafts stamp for the flower after liberally splodging (technical!) on watercolour paint… Continue reading The Color Throwdown -Best Wishes

Art Journal · Card Making · Coloured pencil · Embossing · Family · Handmade · Papercrafting · ProMarkers · Stamping · Watercolour

The 30 Day Coloring Challenge

I’ve been a little slow posting on her over the last week. The kids have been off school on their half term holiday so I have been busy baking cakes and playing games. I have however made sure I still had time to do my colouring so I could continue with the 30 day colouring… Continue reading The 30 Day Coloring Challenge

Card Making · Craft · Crafting · Handmade · Papercrafting · Stamping

Sunny wishes

Day 3 of the daily marker 30 day challenge and wow, this card turned out much brighter than I intended but I love it. It’s a dull day here and this added some much needed colour into my craft space. I used a free stamp from the Craft Stamper magazine, Prima water soluble oil pastels,… Continue reading Sunny wishes

Card Making · Craft · Crafting · Die cutting · Embossing · Stamping · Uncategorized

Butterfly With Love

I’ve had some much needed craft inspiration today. I came across a card making colour challenge with the aim of making a card using the colours craft, grey and yellow. Here is my entry: I used my Sizzix Hero Arts stamp and die set for the butterflies and flowers and my Tim Holtz Stampers Anonymous… Continue reading Butterfly With Love

Card Making · Craft · Family · Uncategorized

Button Birthday and Sad News

I’m not going to lie – things have been tough round here for the last few weeks. For those that read my last blog post you will know that my son has been very unwell (if you want to read my last post you can click here), we have attended a funeral for my husband’s… Continue reading Button Birthday and Sad News