Where did those two months go! I have realised that I haven't blogged at all this year!! So I have some catching up to do. Christmas was lovely but our main focus thus far this year has been THE WEDDING of the year! My Son is getting married in Mexico next month and preparation for… Continue reading Happy New Year, if a little late!
You may have noticed I haven't blogged for a month! I have been neglectful but with good reason. I have been working although that is no more (for now). I have also been volunteering at our local food bank. It is a sad state of affairs that in 2018 there are families and single people… Continue reading The Festive Season is upon us.
It was lovely to enjoy a full day of just for me crafting yesterday. The day before I spent many hours cutting the card inserts for my Son's wedding invitations. They are very glittery which I'm sure is a sign of things to come for the lovely couple. So , back to my crafty Sunday.… Continue reading Crafty Sunday
I recently stumbled upon this new trend to decorate Artist Trading Coins. These are 2 1/2" circles of card which are traded in the same way as the original ATCs. I managed to find a circle die in the correct size and set to cutting circles from white card. Then inspired by the glorious weather… Continue reading Artist Trading Coins
For some time now I have been wanting to start an art journal. I love looking at other peoples work online and have been inspired by pages created with the gelatin monotype printing plates. I was able to borrow a kit from a friend who has a craft shop and invited members of my Stamp… Continue reading Gelli Plate Printing
So we had our first meeting in our new room last night. It will do but we all miss the familiarity of the old room, well we were there for 13 years. Apart from a flickering bulb the light was sufficient, and there's plenty of room and no stairs. The theme this month was "Letters".… Continue reading Springtime
Next month at Hailsham Stamp Club we are doing Masterboard technique. This is a quick and easy way to make feature backgrounds for several cards in one go. Take 1 sheet of A4 white cardstock. Then blend any ink or paint all over it, I used VersaMagic chalk pads in pastel colours. Once you are… Continue reading Masterboard Technique