Happy New Year, if a little late!

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!

The Festive Season is upon us.

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.

Autumn is here

It's been two weeks since Isabella started school and I have been busy! The craft room has been overflowing with creations with an Autumnal feel. The backgrounds for these cards were made using Distress Oxide inks. I chose 3 Autumnal colours and swooshed them onto my craft mat. I then spritzed with a water mister… Continue reading Autumn is here

Artist Trading Coins

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

Gelli Plate Printing

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

Masterboard Technique

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