Another art journal page. This one was inspired by the June challenge over at That's Crafty; this month's theme is "a summer's day" and so I got out the bright tropical colours and butterflies. The base layer for this page was made from torn pieces of patterned paper. That was followed by some stencilling: lines… Continue reading Bright
Another challenge from That's Crafty; this time the requirement is to add stitching — either real or faux — to a project. I decided almost immediately that I wanted my stitching to be real and I even contemplated getting my sewing machine out. Machine stitching is on my list of things to play with, but… Continue reading Pink, fabric and floss
I was going to skip the challenge over at Country View Crafts this month - humour is something I struggle with on cards. But then, at the last minute, I thought why not push myself and make something... I've had this stamp set for a while - I'd put it on my Amazon wish list… Continue reading Morning people
Another "throwback Thursday" post for another panel that I made and photographed last year (hence the 2017 watermark that I cannot be bothered to redo: I don't need any more excuses to not get around to blogging this creation). This panel was made in response to a challenge to use a clipboard in a mixed… Continue reading Follow your dreams
Every month the IG Crafty Crew sets one easy and one hard just-for-fun challenge over on Instagram. I normally forget to join in, but I had no excuse for February as I was already doing the 30-day colouring challenge and this month's easy challenge was to use the Copic colour of the month — ultraviolet.… Continue reading White tiger
The obvious thing would have been to make a Valentine card with this bunny and its big heart, but it didn't really feel like the sort of image I'd use for a card for my other half (see this year's Deadpool Valentine). So I decided to leave it without a sentiment because my card stash… Continue reading Love you sew much bunny
Okay, who stole the end of October? How did I go from having a week to write up this Halloween card to it being November and I’m having to dash out to post my mum’s birthday card? In typically organised manner, I have already written up that card but didn’t want to post until I’d… Continue reading Pumpkin boo!