VIDEO: DIY Patterned Paper Bird Journal Page

How are you getting on with your DIY patterned papers? Had a chance to make any yet? Well, okay it was only Monday that I posted my current 5 favourite fun DIY patterned paper techniques, you probably haven't had a chance to make any yet have you? Don't worry if you haven't as I just have some extra inspiration to share today on…

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5 Fun DIY Patterned Paper Techniques

I've been a bit obsessed with patterned paper recently. Last week you might remember that I was sharing some of my book making ideas with patterned paper and the week before that I shared a video showing the making of an art journal page with patterned paper and pen flowers. But the papers I used in those projects were all bought patterned…

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VIDEO: How To Decorate A Wood Block

I'm excited today because I have another new project video to share with you! This week my video share is the last in my current PaperArtsy Make and Take video series and if you love the fabulous Lin Brown stamp range then you are going to love this video! This week's video shows me decorating a wood block using Lin Brown stamps, Fresco…

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Sharing Art Journal Projects

I've been really enjoying getting back into doing my art for myself this week. I don't know if this happens to you, but often I find that my own work can fall by the wayside when I have deadlines to meet and art to do for other people. But this week I have, for once, got ahead of my deadlines and have…

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A Handmade Birthday Card For A Fashionista

I worked out recently that I have made around 360 projects this year for magazines, give or take a few and 95% of those have been cards. That sounds like a lot of cards when you starting adding it up! But this doesn't take into account the cards I make for personal commissions, so add them into the mix and what, we…

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TUTORIAL: Box Vignette With WOW Embossing Powder

I am fascinated by little stories encased in small boxes or tins, little vignettes or dioramas made on a miniature scale and enclosed in an improbable object. Do you know the sort of thing that I mean?  It is like a sneak peek into someone's life or imagination but in miniature. I'm not sure what it is I love about them so…

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AS FEATURED ON: Blitsy – How To Make Zingy Pineapple Art

I'm over on the Blitsy blog today with a new tutorial. This week I have kept with the pineapple theme of our Blitsy Summer Trends blog hop from earlier this month to make a little mixed media pineapple art journal page. It is another in my print-look style tutorials. I'm kind of really getting into the print-look. Obviously stamping is perfect for…

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