mixed media

Rainbow fish

I've been thinking about alternative uses for my colouring – I enjoy making cards but I do have rather a large stash and if I'm not careful it will spill over into a second box. So I've been thinking about making things to be framed instead. My main concern with doing this is that Copic… Continue reading Rainbow fish


Elephant & kite

When it comes to interactive cards, the trickiest thing for me is coming up with a design that makes good use of the movement — I don’t want to add moving parts just for the sake of it. Then I had the idea of having a kite floating in the sky. The background was created… Continue reading Elephant & kite


Thank you: Magician’s bunny

Quite often I’ll be inspired by a card I’ve seen; I’ll get a flash of an idea triggered by a layout or a technique or just the way someone has used a particular stamp. But I always try to put my own interpretation on it, to use it as a springboard to something completely different.… Continue reading Thank you: Magician’s bunny


Birthday card: Pisces

What: When I heard that the theme of Kathy Racoosin’s pop-up challenge was going to be “lines”, my brain started ticking over. One of my current aims is to use some of the pieces I have in my stash; both painted backgrounds and images I’ve created for previous colouring challenges. I coloured a full set… Continue reading Birthday card: Pisces