Tuesday, 20 April 2021

Finger Painting

A bit of finger painting today, lol.

I've been watching an old Art Journalling DVD by Kate Crane where she does painty backgrounds with her fingers and thought I would have a go. 

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

New Home

Hello lovely peeps, I hope you are well.  Apologies for the lack of posts and visiting your own blogs to comment. Between work, gardening and my new crafty addiction (more to come on that soon), I've not had much time left for blogland. 

Today I'm sharing a card I made for my friend to give her son and partner when they moved into their new home.

She sent me pictures of the house beforehand and it's so lovely I wanted to move there myself :D 
I decided to do a variation on an easel card I designed a few years ago but designed it specifically to look like their new house.

There is a beautiful stream running past too so I have incorporated that onto the base of the easel.

Tim Holtz (Sizzix) mini tattered florals and garden greens dies
Cheery Lynn fence die
various scraps of paper
LOTV circle sentiment stamp
wadding for the chimney smoke
watercolour card and grey paint for the windows/door

I would like to enter this in the following challenges:-
Pixie's Snippets Playground #400
Aud Sentiments Challenge #272 AG & a sentiment
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper  AG with Patterned Paper

Thanks for stopping by, stay safe
Katrina x

Thursday, 8 April 2021

Better late than never

A belated birthday card to share with you today, using one of the cute little mice stamps from the 'Critter Party' set by Penny Black

I stamped it onto watercolour card with black Versafine ink, along with flowers from the Touch of Whimsy set (also PB)

Sunday, 4 April 2021

Two Quarters

Hello lovely peeps and Happy Easter to you.

 I'm delighted to say that I'm a Guest Designer over at AAA Cards for their latest challenge. 

They've got a new theme this time, which is 'Two Quarters' 

and I chose to follow the optional twist of 'Rainbow'.

Sunday, 28 March 2021

Archie's 1st Birthday

This is the second card I made for my god-daughter's little boy Archie (after I made his giraffe card into a framed picture).

I used an old 'Baby with Teddy' stamp from Lili of the Valley, stamped onto watercolour paper and coloured with distress inks.  You can still get him as a digi here - and I've just seen that there's 50% off most of the items in store for the next couple of days so it's the perfect time to get him if you want. 

Friday, 26 March 2021

Wading among the Pebbles

Do you remember the other circle background that I painted last Sunday that hubby said looked like pebbles? I've made it into a seaside card using one of the wading bird stamps from Crafty Individuals (set CI-349)

The sentiment is from the Fancy Sayings stamp set by Clearly Besotted

Wednesday, 24 March 2021

Giraffe frame

A little picture frame for you today, which I made for my goddaughter's little boy (he was 1 yesterday).

It was going to be his card originally but I was so pleased with how the giraffe came out I decided to make it up into a picture.