Chinese New Year ’15 | Hip Kit Club

There aren’t many photos of me that I like and this one is one of the very few. We went to a Teaching and Learning Conference to Manchester and it coincided with the Chinese New Year. All the trees in the main square were covered in red lanterns and it looked so pretty and colourful.…

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Autumn | ATC

It’s that time the month again when I sit down to a sheet of watercolour paper and make ATCs for our ATC Exchange group on Facebook. The atmosphere there is so friendly and supportive, and as a bonus we get to ‘meet’ together and chat every Monday during the live crafting tutorial session on Ustream.…

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Hexagonal Jewellery Box

Before painting ^^^ and after adding the colour vvv  Yesterday, I had a go at working on a hexagonal jewellery box. I love all the embellishments from 13arts: flowers, metal wheels, chipboards, coloured grits and glitters. They give you so many arrangement options and possible outcomes. The whole process included using loads of gesso to…

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U & ME | Studio Calico

Hi there. After playing with September Studio Calico scrapbooking kit, today I decided to dig into the remains of the August kit; I loved the black, white and green theme going through all the papers and embellishments and thought that it would work with the black and white photo. For the background, I painted smudges with…

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Nursery Times | Hip Kit Club challenge

Hi there! After a weekend of spending time with my family and no scrapbooking, I made the best of being home alone today and spent the first half of the day working on a page for weekend 18-24 challenge for Hip Kit Club on their Facebook Member Forum – the challenge was to use stamps in the background.…

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Riding a Bike | Scrap Around The World

  Hey! Nice to see you again. Today, I’ve had a go at my second entry into the Scrap Around The World – September Challenge – you can find the mood board and rules following the link. This time I took inspiration from the quote ‘Taking time to live life will only inspire your work‘. I thought…

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The violet letter ‘E’ | 13arts

During my last visit to HobbyCraft, I picked up a couple of things to decorate and a bunch of paper flowers and other 3D embellishments. One of the items is a cardboard letter E, which I wanted to decorate for myself and keep it in my craft room as my final claim of the area. To…

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Artist Trading Cards|13arts/Ayeeda

I’ve been working on ATCs again. The Facebook ATC Exchange group is getting bigger as new members keep joining so new cards need making and then posting all around the world. This time, I made only 6 as I was working on an A4 watercolour paper. Using Ayeeda matte turquoise, matte pink and metallic turquoise…

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I Promise To Love You|13arts/Ayeeda

It’s my birthday today and as I decided to treat myself to a full day of crafting. I made  2 layouts and 4 backgrounds. At the end of that, I was covered in paint, gesso and glitter. It was so much fun. Paint. It’s a scary option for me but, today, I was brave and played…

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1971/mum|13arts/Ayeeda

It seems like September is a month of revisiting old times and working with old pictures – this one is of my mum and her high school friends, back in 1971. Since it’s a bit of a cheeky picture, I decided to go for bright and lively colours and loads of textures and materials. I…

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