PaperArtsy Faces Challenge

Calling all faces fans! I have a guest blog post on the PaperArtsy blog today because the PaperArtsy challenge theme for the next couple of weeks is, yep, you guessed it, Faces! The guys at PaperArtsy kindly asked if I would like to contribute to the theme so I have a blog post showing my process for a mixed media face and…

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When Is An Off-Trend Card On-Trend?

When is an off-trend card on-trend? No, it isn't the start of a joke, it is a dilemma! As a professional crafter I try hard to keep my stash up-to-date but it can be super hard challenging on a budget and with the really short life-cycles that a lot of craft products have. So what do you do? Well today it's a…

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PaperArtsy Flower Greeting Card

If you are lucky enough to have a Bank Holiday today where you are then YAY! Bank holiday! Hope you have a lovely day off. Wahoo! Bank Holiday dance! Sorry to the rest of you! Ok don't be too sad because I'm here to cheer you up with a pretty JOFY flower from her Collection 32 and some lovely Lin Brown Limited…

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A Journey Through Art Journal Fear

If you follow my Twitter feed or Instagram account then you might have spotted the sneaky peek at an art journal page I started last weekend. This wasn't meant to be anything other than a quick play with some new materials in my art journal but it turned into so much more. This page represents a little journey of overcoming fear for…

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Stone Inchies Make An ATC

So to continue my Inchy quest I have used them in this ATC for the Think Monday - Think ATC, which has a 'Stone' theme this week, as by luck should have it I have some stone-related stamps. Materials: Stamp: Paper Artsy Inks: Tim Holtz Distress inks; Stazon; Tattered Angels Gold Glimmer Mist Other: Cardstock; Stone button; embroidery silk The lovely folk…

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