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 my tutorial: And here…

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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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Blue | Words&Paintery

Mid March brings new challenge at Words&Paintery – shades of pastel blues and teals… Staying true to my New Year crafty resolution, I made an off-the-page project. I found an old wooden jewellery box lid and decided to alter it. Covered in layers of gesso, white crackle paint and texture paste I managed to cover…

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Photo Frame | Words&Paintery

This month’s W&P colour board made me doubt my abilities… The colours did not speak to me at all. It was bad to the point where, after 6 projects ended up in the bin, I send a message to the Lady Boss admitting defeat and begging forgiveness… But then I thought, ‘I could make a…

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Cold November rain… | Words&Paintery

Mid-November brings new challenge at Words & Paintery – this time we have a quote from Guns’N Roses ‘November Rain’ and some pastel pinks. I straight away came with the idea of a very understated art journal page. To build up the background textures, I layered newspaper strips and painted over with white gesso. I added geometrical stencil…

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Gift bag | Words & Paintery

It’s mid-September, which means that it’s time for a new mixed media challenge from Words & Paintery – make sure you visit the blog and take part for a chance to win some amazing prizes! The colours were a bit of a struggle for me and I couldn’t think of the best way of using them… but…

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