VIDEO: Using Embossing Powder With Stencils

  I'm back today with a technique for using embossing powder with stencils. But I am not just using one embossing powder, oh no, that would be too easy! I am going to use three and I've got the whole process for you in my video today. It is a great technique for your mixed media, art journaling and even your card making…

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Magazine And Sale News!

[Photo credit: Practical Publishing International]   I've a double shout-out for you today! First of all I thought I would let you know that I have a stash stretcher article out in this month's issue of Papercraft Essentials (Issue 153). It is full of ideas on how to make your own coloured card blanks, all you need is some white cardstock, some…

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New Projects With Old DIY Carved Stamps

I'm in the middle of a major craft room reorganisation and I've been going through my magazine collection and cutting out the articles I have written to archive them. I love magazines and am in awe at the amazing people who work hard to put them together, as you probably guessed if you visited my blog yesterday! When I last did a…

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Free Project With Papercraft Essentials 145

[Photo credit: Practical Publishing International] Are you looking for a project to do this this week? Or perhaps it is a Bank Holiday where you are so you have a beautiful Monday to fill with some creativity? If so then I've got a project step by step over on the Papercraft Magazines website that you might find interesting. It is an extra…

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Published: DIY Stamped Washi Tape For Creative Stamping 32

I don't know about you but I am a bit of a pushover for Washi tape. I know! Still! I can't seem to get enough of the stuff. My draws are quite literally stuffed with Washi tape. I'm just a sucker for the cute little designs and fabulous colours, they attract me like a paper-hoarding magpie. Is that just me or do…

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Published: PaperCrafter Magazine Issue 96 PaperArtsy Summer Stage

Do you get PaperCrafter Magazine from Aceville Publications Ltd? Well if you do and you are a regular then you might have spotted a couple of makes from me over the last few months. I started working for them at the end of last year and I have had makes in issues 92, 95 and now in the current issue - 96.…

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Learn How To Draw And Paint Mixed Media Faces

You all know that I'm pretty much obsessed with drawing and painting faces don't you? If you are a regular to my blog then you can't have helped but notice the weekly community art share link up that I host called Show Your Face. Well if you are fan too of drawing and painting faces on your mixed media projects and in…

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Behind The Scenes Tips From Wonderful Wall Art Creative Stamping

Have you seen the wonderful Summer Collection stamps that come with the current issue of Creative Stamping yet? When I first saw these stamps I was immediately transported to summer holidays and bright colours. I don't know if I am allowed to have favourites from the set but I really love the flamingo stamp (flamingos are SO hot right now!) and the…

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Papercraft Essentials Thursday!

Wahoo! Look at me with my issue of Papercraft Essentials before it went on sale! Yay! Ok so I woke up this morning super-pumped and motivated, so I'm sorry if I get too over excited! But I am excited 'coz issue 121 of Papercraft Essentials is in the shops today and I've already got my issue so I can share with you…

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