How You Getting On With Those Sardine Tins?

I've been altering sardine tins again, this time for a swap over at UKStampers. I loved the first one I did in April and this one was just as fun! I've called it 'In The Frame'. At the moment I'm just altering the inside of the sardine tin as I like the juxtaposition of a little unexpected world inside an everyday object. The…

15 Comments

Ok – So No One Said I Had To Be Tidy

After tearing the edges of my card blank for my make on Friday, I'm now finding it very hard to go back to the straight line! I had made the topper for today's make with all the texture, Unity stamps and mass of horizontal and diagonal lines but it just would not sit right on the straight edge card blank. So I…

9 Comments

Tag, Tag, Tagarty Tag

It's Tuesday Tag day, well ok, so that isn't a thing but perhaps it should be? Today's post is my DT make for the Make The Day Special Blog. I've used the Layers Of Colour Joyful Noise which is back in stock over at Make The Day Special. I've added colour using a mask to a background that I textured using the PVA…

21 Comments

Cheating?

Is this cheating? A post containing something I've already shown you? Well this was originally an ATC that I posted for my DT make for Quixotic Paperie a week or so ago. I thought I would make it into a card with a bit of fabric and my favourite corrugated card texture. So just to remind you the image uses two of the the Artistic…

21 Comments

Inky For You

Been getting a bit inky with my Make The Day Special and {Ippity} Inspiration stamps this week. This make is part of a series of ideas based around an ATC I did for the Idea Gallery in the Craft Stamper recently. I kinda liked it so thought I would explore the design a bit more and on a bigger scale! The grass is from…

12 Comments

Are You Crazy About Sardine Tin Art?

I am! Ok so you guys are going to start thinking that I have some sort of Sardine Tin obsession - it is just coincidence - honest! But you got to admit it Sardine tins are perfect size for a little bit of altering into art? Don't you think? I've recycled this tin with a Spring theme and using a variety of…

17 Comments

Is There A Doctor In The House?

Yes there is! It's little Doctor Marci from La-La Land Crafts sitting on a little colourful Get well Soon Tag, obviously very busy treating a little panda who is a bit off colour! That's just my little joke (very little joke!) Ok well moving on fast - you can get the lovely Doctor Marci as a digi-stamp and a Rubber stamp. The…

15 Comments

All Distressed Butterfly

I'm a bit distressed today - well my ATC is! I've used one of my favourite Unity kits - Key to Joy available over at Make The Day Special. The background has been stamped and embossed with Tim Holtz Rangers Distress embossing powder on a Gesso treated collage background and finished with Rangers Distress inks. The butterfly was stamped onto Studio 490 Clearly For Art…

24 Comments

WOYWW And A Collage Backgrounds Tutorial

It's What's On Your Workdesk Wednesday (pop on over to Julia's blog to find out more) and on my desk I have: Some bits and pieces to recycle into art! I have a tutorial to share but for the WOYWWs feel free to hop on to the next person! ***** A number of folk have asked about how I make the backgrounds…

25 Comments

Shhh! Don’t Feed The Monster!

Got a bit of a monster for you all today but he is a friendly monster, well, sort of friendly. Perhaps you better tiptoe around here today and just avoid making any sudden movements. That's right just scroll down carefully! See he is quite harmless really - whose coughing? Shhhh! Quick leave the room... It's Ok, he is still smiling! Phew This…

9 Comments