Out of Chaos comes Creativity

I keep meaning to sit down and write a blog post but as always life gets in the way and I get distracted by something else. I have however, been doing lots of stamping. The situation on the family fallout is static. My Son has a lot of anger which he is directing at me.… Continue reading Out of Chaos comes Creativity

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

Altered Background Paper

Our Stamp Club met last night, we are getting quite proficient at putting out and clearing away the tables and chairs, many hands and all that. The subject was "altered background papers". We all have stacks of background papers either in pads or loose sheets which we once planned to do something with. My challenge… Continue reading Altered Background Paper

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

It’s Showtime!

It's been another busy month as I'm utilising the time without Belle full time to concentrate on Hailsham Stamp Club and other personal projects. The theme for our ATC swap was Showtime set by our singer Annette. Once again I have received a lovely set of cards for my collection folder. Mine is on the… Continue reading It’s Showtime!