Using Acetate

Wanted to try making a card using acetate rather than card stock for a change. Thought it might be interesting. The layout comes from Friday Sketchers challenge blog and I thought I would put it up on the Tanda Stamps…

More challenge Cards

Here is another challenge card but this one is for two different challenges. Friday Sketchers blog has a great sketch for their second challenge. Then Stamp Something has a little something to say ‘Thank you’ challenge. So this card was…

Recycling Fabric onto cards

So this weeks challenge on Arty Girlz Challenge blog is recycling and as I love recycling everything (well hording really as I can’t seem to throw anything away) I thought I would put this card up. It uses fabric from…

Bitten By the Challenge Bug

I’ve been wanting to alter the cover of my travel journal from my trip last year to China for a while now and this week’s challenge of Travel/Places from Arty Girlz gave me the inspiration to finally do it. So…

Making my own background papers

I love all the wonderful background papers that you can buy. There are some beautiful works of art in paper that I often find them hard to cut up, I’m sure you know what I mean? But I also love…

Carried away

One day I got a little carried away with my bead collection and just made beaded bracelet after beaded bracelet. I suddenly realised that I now had more bracelets than I actually knew what to do with 🙂 But there…

ATC

And again with the ATCs

Some more ATC’s. The top two used clear embossing onto a glue stick – I quite like the coverage you can get and the bobble texture it makes so use it every now and again. I had two images of…

Bookmarks

Here is the image of the ‘Home Sweet Home’ Bookmark, inspired by the ‘Home Sweet Home‘ ATC. Promised I would put it up when I found the picture! The bookmark went into a housewarming present (which was a book btw…

ATC

And now some ATCs

Artist Trading Cards or ATCs are fab for trying out new techniques on a small scale. I love them but must admit I don’t do that many. Here are some of my more recent ones, trying out different ideas. The…

Brown, Orange and Green Challenge

So I thought I might have a go at the Brown, Orange and Green with flowers challenge on Donna’s Bearly Mine Craft Blog. So here is my attempt….. This was great fun to do. It uses colours I don’t often…

Cards for Kids

I have a thing about Dinosaurs, I love them. Of course this is quite a confession for a woman of my age. So any opportunity I have I hide my obsession by designing Dinosaur-related things for younger relatives and children…