Monday, 15 December 2008


Created by sponging inks (Raisin , Terracotta, Butterscotch) onto plain card. Overstamping with scratches stamp in black. Layering with a dilute gesso wash, then responging with inks. Clock and script stamped in white. Lamp and birds stamped in black, torn paper and collage image applied, and flourishes stamped in black, overstamped in white.

Sunday, 14 December 2008


Created for the Simply Skinny Challenge blog. The theme is party. Inks aer Adirondack Butterscotch and Eggplant. Stamps by Lost Coast Designs & Cherry Pie.

Mixed Media Monday - Gold

Created for the Mixed Media Monday Challenge. The arch was first sponged with Tea Dye Distress Ink, then , overstamped in Walnut Stain. A dilute gesso wash was painted over the top of this. The shrine was stamped onto tea coloured card and cut out. The collage image is by Paperwhimsy. A gold crown, wings, and border were added. Stamps by Stampers Anonymous, Invoke Arts & Lost Coast Designs.

Pink Arch

Created for the Sunday Stampers challenge where the theme is pink. I used Versamagic chalk inks for the DTP background in Pretty Petunia and Thatched straw. This was overstamped in Pretty Petunia using a text stamp by Stampin' Up. Collage image aplied (Tuscan Rose), lace and Prima flowers to finish.

Sunday Postcard - Bright Colours

Created for the Sunday Postcard Challenge. The theme is briht colours. The postcard was created by making a cling & scrunch background with colour wash sprays in buttercup, poppy and bluebell. Stamps by Cherry Pie, Invoke Arts and Stampers Anonymous. Highlighted with white gel pen.

Saturday, 13 December 2008

Painted Canvas

This canvas was made quite a while ago, but never finished off until today. The canvas was painted with acrylic paints and gesso. Stamps by PaperArtsy, Crafty Individuals, and an alphabet set by PSX. I added the text, number and key embellishments to finish it at last.