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Stencilled roses

I wanted to make something, but I didn't want to have to think about it too hard. I didn't want to have to contemplate colour blends or even basic palettes. So I reached for a handmade background from my stash — a nice mottled blue-green piece — and a flower stencil. Roses are red: grab… Continue reading Stencilled roses

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Christmas: I heart books

This card was created on 15th November; day 15 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge. I love this stamp set by Sandy and I’m so glad I managed to finally get it to the top of my “to be coloured” stamp pile. At this time of year my mind is firmly fixated on… Continue reading Christmas: I heart books

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Birthday card: Balloon with repeat stamping

What: My first birthday card of the year and it has to be for a man. As if the mojo-killing New Year’s malaise wan’t enough, I can’t even just sit down and colour some pretty flowers or cute animals. No, I have to come up with a more masculine design. A quick browse through Pinterest… Continue reading Birthday card: Balloon with repeat stamping

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #6

What: Day six of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. My mini robot stamp set turned up this morning so I could finish off the birthday card I originally had in mind when I started working on the blueprint stamps. How: I watercoloured the balloon with Distress ink, fussy cut it out and… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #6

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The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #5

What: Day five of the second Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge. I had an idea for a birthday card for someone that would use one of the birthday blueprint stamps, but I also needed a mini robot and it didn’t arrive in today’s post, so I used the other blueprint stamps to create a… Continue reading The Daily Marker 30 day colouring challenge #5