Friday 30 September 2016


A Halloween postcard  I made for a swap for a group on FB group I belong to. Background is distress inks and stamps are Tim Holtz, My Minds Eye and Andy Skinner

Friday 19 August 2016


A couple of atc's made using Paperartsy stamps I am a fan of them.The girls are coloured with spectrum Noir pens which I can't really get on with very well.The dream one is on a painted atc and the top one is distress inks.

Monday 25 July 2016

AJJ Garden

A page for the challenge over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being Garden. I have done a simple page for this one I feel it is nice and calming background is done using DI Rusty Hinge and Broken china, stamps used are Tim Holtz and Kanban and washi tape looking at it now I need to darken the edges which I will do at a later date.Loving the new dog stamps from Tim Holtz I now have the whole range of Birds,cats and dogs.

Saturday 23 July 2016

Journal Page

This year I am doing a year long workshop called Wanderlust or Everything Art. This page is for week 30 the tutor this week is Rachel Grieg really enjoyed her video's and I am pleased how my page has turned out. Background is DI  stamps are Tim Holtz and Artistic Stamper.

Monday 4 July 2016

Hubby Birthday Card

This is the card I made for Hubby Keith birthday this year . I am loving the new Tim Holtz stamps so of course had to have them in fact the whole card is using his stamps

Altered Lolly sticks

I have joined a group on FB called mini marvels is is so much fun and this month it is lolly sticks certainly makes you think.

In my Garden

Well once again I have been so naughty with my blog really must make more effort.  This is a page for the challenge over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being In the Garden . My background for this page was done using pastels then used a stencil for the dots and circle. Stamps used are Tim Holtz ,Paperartsy and Woodware not sure of the little face stamp.

Monday 6 June 2016


The theme over at Art Journal Journey  this month is Maps  this page started out completely different to what I had thought but I rather like it.

Saturday 14 May 2016


This week on Everything Art  which is a year long online workshop each week we have a different tutor this week it was Finnabair who is a brilliant artist in mixed media. I have enjoyed watching her videos and then creating this canvas.

Monday 9 May 2016


A journal page for a challenge over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being Journey. I have used Dylusion paints for background I used yellow, green and orange. I then stenciled and randomly stamped all over. The image is a Finnabair stamp which I coloured with distress ink pads

Tuesday 3 May 2016

Journal Cover

This is a journal cover I made after watching Andy Skinner on Everything Art  also known as Wanderlust online course. It is using decoart products take a little while as have to wait for things to dry which I am not very good at. I am pleased with the results and will be doing it again.

Thursday 21 April 2016


A page for the challenge over at Art Journal Journey the theme being for the record. This page is called Imagine which was a John Lennon song. Background  I started with added random paper shapes then gesso and then  using Dylusion paints went over it  then stamped a few random stamps Girl image is Paperartsy, Butterflies are Finnabair and words are Visible Images added some washi tape and gems .

Sunday 10 April 2016

Altered Playing Cards

This is 9 altered playing cards I have done for a group called Mini Marvels on FB I had fun doing these and did try to make them all different I like some more than others but on the whole pleased with them all.

For the record

Another page for the challenge this month at Art Journal Journey  the theme being for the record I know this is really classed as a song but I use to sing it to my children and now my grandchildren. Painted background using Dylusion paints, stamps used Tim Holtz,Paperartsy and Dylusion and  a few stencils.

Wednesday 6 April 2016

These boots are made for Walking

The challenge over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being for the record. I painted the background and got a muddy patch so gessoed over the top stamped some text in the background. Stamped Dylusion girl, head, hand and boots which I the coloured. in I used inktense pencils to do that. added washi tape to page.

Monday 4 April 2016

Windmill Of Your Mind

The theme over at Art Journal Journey is inspired by a song. This is windmill of your mind a song by John Denver. I used Dylusion paints for background I did stamp some text although it doesn't show up very well. The circles are also done using paint then some washi tape along the middle. Stamped Tim Holtz stamp cut out and coloured and then attached to page I made the windmill on his head [I am so talented not LOL] Printed out Lyrics of song cut off the 1st verse coloured it and stuck along the bottom.

Saturday 2 April 2016

Birthday Cards

A couple of cards made for my nieces birthday. Both have painted background. Stamps used are Dylusion,Tim Holtz  and Crafter's Companion. Sorry not been posting I seem to start a project but never finishing them, Have a load of background all ready.

Sunday 13 March 2016

If you go to the woods

A page for the March challenge over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being if you go down to the woods. I started with a blank page added some pages of text from a book and the painted added some washi tape. The trees are Tim Holtz stamps the little house is Dylusion and the little monster is Stampotique.

Sunday 28 February 2016

AJJ -Music

A page for the challenge at Art Journal Journey  the theme being music is the food of love. I actually started this page a couple of weeks ago and then got a bit stuck but went to a craft show yesterday and brought the cats stamps so have had a play this morning.

Monday 8 February 2016


I finally managed to finish another journal page been having problems finishing things mind you I have loads of backgrounds to play with. This page is for a challenge over at  Art Journal Journey  the theme being
music is the food of love. I love this little bird it is a Dina Wakley one as are the sentiments ones. I also used tissue paper,stencils and stamps on a painted background I have just discovered Sennelier abstract paint I love it.

Sunday 7 February 2016

A few things

 I have no excuse but the last few weeks I have had trouble actually finishing a project so at Last I have done these.

Wednesday 20 January 2016

Journal Page

It is time for the 1st challenge /competition at Wanderlust 2016 I have tried with this page to use a focal point and some composition.

Saturday 16 January 2016

A couple of doodle pages

A couple of doodles pages we did  in Kate Crane class at Wanderlust 2016 in week 2 just painted background roughly that had fun doodling so I now have a reference book which is growing so if I lose my mojo |I have something to get me started again.

Winter wonderland

A journal page for over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being winter wonderland I started this page with something else in mind but went wrong so I drew and painted snowman the first time I have shown any of my drawings just realised that you can still see my error so my page may change at a later time.Background is blue acrylic paint and Gesso random snowflakes were stamped then some texture beads were applied.

Tuesday 5 January 2016

Winter Wonderland

A page for a challenge over at Art Journal Journey  the theme being winter wonderland. I used a couple of different blue and white paint, snowflake stamp and background stamps randomly stamped in blue, The girl is called Winter and is a Stampotique isn't she lovely she was coloured by pencils.Some glass beads texture was put under her feet.

Sunday 3 January 2016

Journal page

I am doing a year long course called Wanderlust 2016 if the first video is anything to go by it is going to be great fun. For this page we had to use one word mine is learn as I am hoping I will.For this page I used heavy body paints, distress paints, stencils,stamps and a couple of die cuts