Saturday, 28 March 2009


Here is a notebook (A6 size) using mountboard for the covers. Direct to paper colouring and stamping using Versamagic and Colourbox fluid chalk ink pads - stamps are from a clear set by Laura Ashley.

Friday, 27 March 2009

Cute Bird

This jolly bird is another image downloaded from Charmed Cards and Craft and he has been coloured using watercolour pencils and a water brush. I added some card embossed with cuttlebug swiss dots folder and used an Xcut punch for the flowers

Thursday, 26 March 2009

Feeling Ruff?

I was introduced to digital stamps/downloadable images by Crafty Butterfly and this amazing dog was one of the images I found at Charmed Cards and Craft. He has been coloured in using watercolour pencils and a water brush. A scalloped border finishes this get well card which should cheer someone up.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Pushing Daisies

The Tanda Teaser this week is Pushing Daisies and the brief was to use complimentary colours. I have used masking technique for the daisies, resist technique with Versamark and brayer for the background. stamps used are froma Tanda daisy set and the butterfly is a Stampin Up stamp which just happened to be on my work space! Background layer is textured watercolour paper sprayed with Sunflower Glimmer Mist. Daisies were painted with twinkling H20s.

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Study in Brown

I've been playing around with inks and stamps today and here is just one of the cards I made using Adirondack dye inks and a water brush to give a light watercolour effect. Flower and sash have been layered. Background is Laura Ashley velvet effect paper - very touchy feely and the stamp is Personal Impressions.

Monday, 23 March 2009

Some Stitching Today

I have been doing some stitching this morning and while the machine was out I thought I would make a couple of small lined bags for the Shoebox Appeal. These are not too big and should fold up quite small to tuck in with the other items when the boxes are packed later this year. This is also a way of using up my fabric mountain and YES I do have a fabric mountain as well as yarn, paper and card, threads and so on ...