As much as I like mixed media, I also enjoy making quite simple but equally beautiful projects without the mixed media messiness. Embroidery hoops are perfect for both; you choose your fabric to give you the perfect base/background for the project and the rest is dependent on your creativity. Let me show you some of… Continue reading Embroidery hoop fun
I was just looking through my blog and realised that I haven’t published anything in here for over 8months… It doesn’t mean that I wasn’t doing any arty stuff – I definitely was, believe me! – but running a blog and other social media for a craft company completely took all the fun out of… Continue reading Back to the land of crafting
It has been a while since I posted last but… life happens and even the best plans and intentions change depending on circumstances. I am back on track again (kind of, sort of) so the plan is to be here a little bit more often… I wanted to play with some AB Studio papers which I… Continue reading Wood slice with a skull
Sometimes things happen or words are said that make me want to say something back but… I just leave it, simply because I don’t do drama. Instead, I write… Most of my poetry doesn’t get to see the daylight as it’s just for me to release what’s going on in my head but in some… Continue reading Too Old For That
I’ve been in a bit of dark mood recently and this is the fruit of my crafty darkness…I wanted to utilise some of my beloved Canvas Corp Brands products but with, hopefully, a bit more grungy outcome..Using Canvas Corp Printed Cardboard as a base, I played with Tattered Angels Naturally Aged kit – Peeled Paint.… Continue reading Angel?
Can you see that texture?!?!?! Let me tell you – DesignIt paste from Colourcraft UK is amazing! I put it into a lace mould (one for cake decorating), gave it a couple of hours to dry and… a detailed, flexible lace came out! All the colours are Metallic Aztec Paints by Colourcraft C&A Ltd –… Continue reading Golden Angel – mini canvas
A crafty friend of mine, Mark Gould, is an extremely talented man. He’s an accomplished mixed media teacher who has recently released his own stamps. I couldn’t resist and purchased one of them, called ‘Gypsy Rose’. To colour the stamp, I used Brusho powders. They have also been used to create the background on the… Continue reading Gypsy Soul