‘Thank you’ card

I'm not a big card maker but there are times when I'd much rather make one than buy one. End of the school year is one of those occasions. Being a teacher myself, I find it much more heart-warming to receive a handmade gift than a bunch of flowers. Following that idea, I made a…

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Summer bird | scrapbooking.gr

In this month’s package from Scrapbooking.gr, I received a set of Kaisercraft goodies: a 3D Bird wall hanging and ‘Keepsake’ collection bundle of 12×12 papers. My mind was racing… what do I make? what do I make? I started by altering the wall hanging – the weathered white wood paper looks so realistic glued onto…

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Flower box | Artful Days Goodie Box

So… I might have told you about the Artful Days Goodie Box before… Let me tell you again – It’s full of crafty goodiness (does the word even exist?)!!! I had to use up everything that came in June box. Yes, even the wrapping tissue! Would you like to see evidence? Here goes… Full of…

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Art journal with Brusho

I am not a painter … not even an abstract one. But I like to play with colour and Brusho powders are perfect for experimenting. I you like unexpected results, Brusho powders from Colourcraft are exactly what you need. The pigments react with water and dissolve creating beautiful shades and tones. See for yourself… Here…

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Up-cycled cardboard packaging | Scrapbooking.gr

It’s so much fun playing with all the pretty papers from Scrapbooking.gr but today I decided to do something different. I used stencil’s cardboard packaging as a base and a card backing from the Prima resistant canvas die-cuts as a paper cluster… unusual? maybe but definitely effective! I have also made a tutorial for those…

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Rusty book cover

This month’s colour board at Words&Paintery was so tricky… I made 5 different projects and … every single one of them ended up in a bin! Yup, that’s right. I really struggled. But then I thought that maybe I should alter a book cover… and it was so much fun! Here is┬ámy tutorial: And here…

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Canvas tags with Brusho | Colourcraft

Colourcraft is a UK based manufacturer of a variety of crafting products but I think they are most known for Brusho powders – the little pots of pigment magic. I wanted to see how they would react with untreated canvas so I dug up a set of mini canvas tags that I got from Canvas…

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Altered Book Cover | Niekartkowo

1st of May is gone which means the new challenge on Niekartkowo is on – this time it’s all about books… reading them, favourite author, character, quote… I went slightly on a tangent and decided to alter a book cover… why not?! If you’d like to watch the process, there is a VIDEO TUTORIAL on…

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Perfectly Imperfect | Words&Paintery

April is pink with Words&Paintery – the colour board is sweet and somehow romantic… and so is the motto ‘Perfectly Imperfect’… I jumped at the chance of creating in one of my favourite colour combos – pink and grey. For some reason I find this mix extremely effective and adding some white glitter only added…

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Free To Create

I spend the last couple of days rummaging in other people’s junk – I don’t mean I was going through their bins! I mean I went to my local market which turned out to be car boot sale on a Wednesday. I found loads of old books with awesome thick covers. I will definitely be…

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