‘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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Flower Lady | Picture This!

Have you seen the February Tic Tac Toe challenge at Picture This! blog? – So much fun and great prize to be won! I decided to go for the diagonal line of: 2photos-layering-mists/paint/ink. I added shading to the background paper using Tattered Angels mists, layered various sizes of the same photo and added embellishments.

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Red Christmas | Scrap Africa

Welcome to the December Scrap Africa challenge, where red is looking at you from every angle and makes you feel festive. Hopefully, it will also inspire you to create something pretty and enter it into our challenge. Here is the card that I have made. I hope you like it. Thank you for stoping by!

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Natural love | Crafty Life

I am so excited for my first official page made as part of Crafty Life Challenges DT. This month is all about celebrating our own style – for me that will be layers of texture, stencils, stamps and paint. I have also been told recently that, despite the impression of being messy, my pages tend…

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This Is Our Story | The Studio 101

9th of October brings us The Studio 101 sketch challenge – make sure you follow the link for more inspiration from the rest of our DT and take part in all the fun! And as usual, I had to put my own twist on it. Instead of the vertical paper banner going across the page, I stencilled…

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Pink Elegance | The Studio 101

Watercolours – one of the vital products I use in my layouts. I was so happy to see them as the main theme for the second September challenge on The Studio Challenges. For this page, I used more paint than usually: white, dirty pink and bright pink; I mixed and layered and sprinkled. So much fun!!! You…

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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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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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set of 3 tags | C86 FabScraps

Today, I want to share with you a set of 3 tags I made using C86 Mother Earth collect from FabScraps. If you’d like to see the full product list and a step by step tutorial, make sure you visit their blog. Here are some close-ups of the tags.

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