Dream | Creative gym #20

I have finally decided that I’m going to be brave and try tackling the most taxing – for me – challenge of them all… the Mixed Media Place Creative Gym. Every month, I visit the page, look at the challenge and… move on. This months exercise #20 is about dreams – what better subject could I ask…

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STAR | Picture This! / Studio 75

Welcome to the second September Picture This! challenge – this time we are focusing our creations around the ‘star’ theme; whether it’s the shape, the word… set your imagination free. I did and the first thing that came to me was the question: ‘Who is the real, understated but yet charismatic and so extremely talented; a…

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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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Cool Attic | Fabrika Decoru

Making the best of my time off work, I have been looking through numerous crafting blogs searching for inspiration. When I saw the ‘Cool Attic’ mood board on the Fabrika Decoru blog, I knew it was my job for today. I loved the colours and compositions as well as the circle elements reappearing throughout the board. Here…

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Man in my life | ARTastic / Picture This!

Hello! It’s time for the Picture This challenge. This time, we would like you to show us the male in your life – your son, husband, father, best friend. It is also my submission for the ARTastic September challenge – TRIBUTE TO DAD – how serendipitous! I decided to use an old photo of my father. He…

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Beach time | Words&Paintery

Have you seen the August colour board at Words & Paintery??? It’s a rather unexpected combo of red, brown and purple. I liked the idea of those bright colours against a cold grey background and here’s the result. Some close-ups. Make sure you visit Words & Paintery and take part in the challenge. Thank you for stopping by.

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Mum | Words and Paintery

It was my first Mother’s Day without my mum this year and the first anniversary of her being gone is coming up at the end of June; I have found myself somehow absent-minded and distant recently. Even the creativity seems to have abandoned me…not much crafting has taken place over the last week or two.…

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Moments

Well…it’s so naughty of me but the NSD weekend is almost over and I’ve not made one page… To make up for it, I decided to try and tackle the most daring challenge going at the moment – Moment & Clocks by More Than Words challenge blog. I’ve been battling with myself over the last week,…

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Walking in the rain | The Studio Challenges

Today, I made yet another blue page. I wanted to use the diamond shape in my work and build the rest of the page around it. I used 7Dots Studio paper as a base and Rebecca Baer stencil with white texture paste to create the first layer of texture and diamonds’ first appearance in the corner. I…

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Spring fun | JOT Mag mood board

Today’s page is inspired by the JOT MAG March mood board – I really liked the colours and the fun feel about it. I have used card from 7Dots as a base and sprinkled shades of pink, blue and white gouache paint creating a frame for the photo. On my silhouette, I cut some irregular circle shapes,…

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