Thursday, 23 October 2014

Robin Eclectic stamp from Darkroom Door

Check out this little cutie:

Eclectic Stamp - Robin (NEW)

When Darkroom Door released this Robin Eclectic Stamp last month, it was love at first sight! Here's a card I made:

I made a few other cards, and these can be found on the Darkroom Door blog.

Thanks for looking. Tweet!

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Mister Fox card kit at Craft Queen

I put together some samples for a card kit available from Craft Queen. It's called Mister Fox, and it uses the range of papers of the same name by KaiserCraft. Here are three of the eight:

Great for lots of occasions, this kit comes with everything you need to make the cards including an assortment of the buttons, charms and ribbons Craft Queen is famous for.

Thanks for looking!

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

another Sweetmoves card

Hi there folks! I'm back again with another card using the Sweetmoves stamp from Stampotique:

For this card I used Dylusions ink sprays to make my background. This is such a simple technique - pop on over to the Kazmos Kreationz blog to see how I did it.

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Stampotique Sweetmoves Card tutorial

The lovely Karen from Kazmos Kreations has asked me to do a little bit of arty work for her :) Karen is a lady after my own heart - arty, fun, and one of the most modestly creative people I know. I have been attending art journaling classes with her for a while now, and my daughters look forward to school holidays so that they can do classes at Karen's too.

Today I have a tutorial up on the Kazmos Kreations blog for this card:

I used Stampotique's Sweetmoves image, Stencil Girl stencil, Faber-Castell Whipped Spackle and some Dina Wakley paints.

Pop on over to the blog and check it out!

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Watercolour pencil art journaling

I have a post up on the Inspiration Lane blog showing a couple of pages in my Mixed Media Journal using Bruynzeel watercolour pencils. Here they are through a FabScraps stencil:

and here they are teamed with one of my favourite stamps - Coffee Stain eclectic stamp from Darkroom Door:

Pop on over to the blog to see full pics and step by steps. Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Art Journaling with Gelatos

It's been a long time between posts! I have been busy (make that very busy!) with life outside art lately, but I'll be back very soon.

Here's a few pages I did in an little Mixed Media Journal by Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft:

I had the best fun with the journal, my Gelatos, some stencils and Darkroom Door stamps! You can see the whole post on the Design Memory Craft blog.

Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Sketchy Boards Challenge Guest spot

A few weeks ago, my talented friend Ness Henry asked if I'd be interested in a guest spot on a fabulous monthly challenge called Sketchy Boards. A sketch and an image are provided for inspiration, and I was inspired by both.

I was delighted to be asked! Here's my layout:

and here are a couple of close ups:

You can enter this month's challenge and see some awesome inspiration from the design team on the Facebook page.

Thanks for dropping in!

Friday, 29 August 2014

Glittery card

I have a tutorial up on the Down Under Direct Inspiration blog showing how I made this card:

The most difficult card to photograph! I used Spellbinders dies to mask each area before sprinkling with different coloured glitters. Fun technique, and not too messy until someone sneezes LOL.

Thanks for looking!

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Using Spellbinders dies to make a stencil

This is a layout I put together using Spellbinders dies, Bazzill cardstock and some Darkroom Door stamps:

I used the Grateful Lattice die to create a stencil, and applied Crackle Texture paste through it.

The full materials list can be found on the Down Under Direct Inspiration blog. Thanks for dropping in!

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Stylish Radiant Rectangles

Here's a simple yet stylish card using Spellbinders Radiant Rectangles:

The shoe is by Stamp It and the words are from the 1920's Chic set by Darkroom Door. The full materials list can be found on the Down Under Direct Inspiration blog.

Thanks for looking!