Saturday, 1 May 2021

Seeing themed suitcase


Here is a paper mache suitcase I have decorated using the Stamperia Threads papers and die cuts . I simply dry brushed the suitcase with white acrylic paint before adding the papers etc . All the Stamperia ranges can be found with amazing prices at 

Bright cards using die shapes stamps and inks

Today I am sharing a couple of cards made using the same layout just different colours and shapes . I have used distress inks, ultra thick embossing powder on the bee and dragonfly to add shine . and the hibiscus stamp Set by Tracy evans and the stunning dragonfly and bee are images by Annie Lane and they can be found with all of Annie’s designer papers here at


Butterfly cards


Yesterday I shared 2 cards I had made and was asked to make a video on how I did them so  here it is this time using butterflies and different colour ways here is the video if you would like to have a go for yourself

Ballet themed suitcase


Today I am sharing a project I have made using a paper mache suitcase and the gorgeous Stamperia Passion range of papers , matching moulds and the collectors pad  . The suitcase was simply dry brushed with white acrylic paint and then I added the papers . The ballet shoes have been made using air dried clay and painted with acrylic paint . I also added tuille and ribbon  . The papers were  from Their prices are  amazing .

Thursday, 15 April 2021

passion painting

 I watched a masterclass by Monica Paruso for  Stamperia  and I loved the project she created so I had a go at creating it for myself and here is my version 

It is an A4 canvas . A piece of Stamperia passion paper was applied to to the canvas and this scene was created over it using texture paste and acrylic paint using a palette knife .A ballerina paper die cut was then shaped with a ball tool and added to the canvas for dimension .. I really enjoyed making this project ...I bought all my Stamperia papers and die cuts and moulds from you will not find better prices anywhere else 

here is the link in case you also want to have a go at the project yourselves

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

Altered frame and card


Today I am sharing an upcycled photo frame  and slimline card . To alter the cheap white plastic frame I  used gesso , texture paste and tattered angels grey chalk paint on it and then finally dry brushed it with white acrylic paint . The papers and die cuts I used in each panel  are  by Stamperia and are called   Romantic Journal  .. I also used mulberry paper and foamIran flowers , sequins lace and die cut leaves  coloured with distress ink .

The papers and die cuts were from They have all

The new Stamperia ranges and you will not find better prices anywhere for them all

Monday, 12 April 2021

Altered frame


Here is an old wooden frame I have upcycled using home made texture paste , stencils , mulberry paper flowers , air dried clay embellishments , distress ink , ribbon and beads on a roll . I also made a plank effect background and simply added a stamped butterfly coloured using distress ink and a die cut doily behind it .

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

Pretty violin

Today I m sharing a project I have made using an mdf violin  on a stand . I have used   Dusty concord distress ink , gesso , texture paste and a stencil , hand made foamIran flowers , ribbon , die cut leaves and ephemera from craft o’clock creative reverie papers 
The violin was from

Friday, 2 April 2021



Here is a card I have made using Tracy Evans /AALL and create new s hibiscus stamp set I have used stencils distress ink . White acrylic paint and pro markers to colour the flower 

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

Paul fords new tri fold folio album

Here you will find the video of the album walkthrough 

 Paul Ford asked me to try out his new tri fold folio album a little while ago and I can now show you what I did as his fab easy to follow video tutorials are now available on you tube part one is here

For my album I used the stunning vintage

Prints designed by Annie Lane can find them all here

I made the album cover the traditional way and covered with card instead of using the construction tape method and added ribbon closures .I really enjoyed making this album .

Gift bags


Today I am sharing a couple of gift large bags I have made and decorated using papers .designed by Annie Lane . You can find these papers here at

Just use the drop down menu on each one to see all the different paper/card weights and finishes that these designs come in ... the choice is yours .then you can ink them or  colour them as you like

I have  used distress ink on the dragon fly bag and left bee one as

It is . I then triple embossed the bee and dragonfly to look like enamel and decoupage them on

Friday, 12 March 2021

Faux bleaching


Here I am sharing  2 slimline cards made with the same faux bleach technique . The one that says thanks is made using distress ink and the other with oxides I used faded jeans , salty ocean and peacock feathers . It. Never ceases to amazing me what you can create using a blank white piece of card and distress/oxide ink

Thursday, 11 March 2021

Heart canvas

Today I am sharing a mixed media A4 canvas board . I have used a greyboard heart and wings ,and a stencil ,all available 

You will be able to buy a kit to make this project soon from crafty Lane . I will be doing a live demo from the crafty Lane Facebook page so you can craft along .. 
I also used home made texture paste , barn door and hickory smoke distress ink , die cut and metal cogs , a Stamperia clay heart  formed from air dried clay , gesso and sequins

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

Stamperia covered Binder


Today I am sharing a binder I have decorated using stamperia Lady vagabond papers , chipboards and die cuts . The binder was painted with pentart grey decor paint . The binder comes in 3 sizes and is perfect for keeping all your ink/ embossing/ tutorials or even photos in and can be purchased here at

The papers were purchased here at