Magic Monday

So how are you this Monday? Ready for the week? I Don't know if you have seen but La-La Land Crafts has released some new images and Digi-stamps for the CHA: Chef Marci Doctor Marci Magician Luka Pilot Luka Sitting Marci Capri Marci and the newest member of La-La Land family member, from the NEW Girlfriends Collection -  this is Ally!!! I have one of the new La-La…

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One World One Heart 2011

My OWOH 2011 give away is now closed and the winner has been announced on the post here. Welcome to One World One Heart, a wonderful Worldwide blog art festival! The full list of participants can be found on Lisa's blog A Whimsical Bohemian and you have until the 12th Feb 2011 to sign up your blog (I'm no. 724 on the list!).…

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Mixed Media Tags

If you dropped by for WOYWW last Wednesday you would have seen my painting studio, otherwise known as 'The Kitchen' (no really, it is our kitchen). I showed you a couple of works in progress one of which was this collection of mixed media tags for Make The Day Special. Please notice the close-up on the packet of choccie and caramel biccies (top right corner),…

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Recycled Painty Heart

Oh I do like a bit of messy paint, as you know! So I've got a bit painty mad using the Unity Kisses and Wishes stamp set. Lots of fabulous recycling for this one, some packing and old sewing patterns all recycled! So what you all up to during the Christmas week? Have a great Painty Heart day. Kim

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Believing In Angels

Another Celestially inspired make for The Altered Element Blog and this one use the theme of angels as it's celestial muse! The item uses a little alterable square pendent which has been treated with Golden Molding paste to build the texture then painted with Acrylic Paints and light dusting with Gesso. The image is a rub-on from my stash and covered it with Ranger Crackle accents. The finishing…

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Tea’s Up! Bring The Biccies

I drink a lot of tea, love the stuff so I usually have one or two of these around the flat: What to do with all that lovely cardboard? What to do? What to do? Oh I know! Make jewellery! Of course and it fits so perfectly with The Altered Element's theme this month which is: Recycle I've made a little bezel…

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The Card That Wanted To Be A Bookmark

My make today is a mixed media bookmark that I made for Make The Day Special. It had a bit of a journey this bookmark! It started life as a card and I wasn't happy with it so I changed it to a tag and still wasn't happy with it! Finally it turned into a bookmark and I am reasonably happy with…

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Enchanted Seamstress

As promised I have my first DT piece for The Altered Element to show you. Every month The Altered Element runs a themed challenge and for October the theme is: Enchanted If you drop by The Altered Element blog you can find out how to join in the challenge and be in with a chance to win £10 Voucher to use in…

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More Mixed Media Hearts For A Monday

Back to Crafty Makes today! Hope you all had a good weekend and managed to get lots of crafting done! I didn't do that much crafting over the weekend. I did manage to finish my first DT make for The Altered Element but you will have to wait until tomorrow to see it! Today's make is part of a series of four…

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Make The Day Special Sale And Gingersnapping!

Hey Guys, I've gone all distressed for my make today and I've used a stamp from the Unity Key to Joy kit with a sentiment from the Unity Life Becoming kit, two of my favourites Unity stamp kits. You might be pleased to know that Emily currently has a special offer on these two kits as well as on a number of the other big…

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I Give My Heart To You

Aww Monday, Monday. Start of a new week. I am determined that this week will have a lot of positive outcomes for my whole family as we are going through the mill a little bit. But Life has its ups and downs and it is how you face them and work through them that makes all the difference I've come to realise…

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