Test: Inktense travel set

A while ago, my other half signed up for ScrawlrBox — an art supplies subscription box. Normally there's a selection of pens and pencils and some paper and other odds and ends, but in August we hit the jackpot. In August's box, there was a Derwent Inktense paint pan travel set. Rather than put it… Continue reading Test: Inktense travel set


Make a splash

I'm used to using glossy accents to highlight eyes or make balloons shiny and things on that scale. I had never thought of using thin lines of it to create rain or water ripples though. For this card, I got out the pico embellisher instead of the glossy accents; it's much more liquid and comes… Continue reading Make a splash


Blank card: Inktense bunnies

What: Time for a bit of variety — I’ve been mostly using my Copics during the colouring challenge, so I thought I’d have a bit of a change and break out the Inktense pencils, which seemed like they’d be a good match for this cute bunny digi stamp. How: The Inktense pencils live up to… Continue reading Blank card: Inktense bunnies


Birthday card: Create a Smile

What: A card made to celebrate Create A Smile’s first birthday. How: A lot of fussy cutting and arranging of masks to finalise the layout of the flowers, followed by much stamping and masking on watercolour paper. The flowers and cup were coloured with Inktense pencils blended with Wink of Stella. I went over the… Continue reading Birthday card: Create a Smile