środa, 28 marca 2018

Happy Easter!

Today I would like to share with you one of cards I made every year for my family and friends. 

I'm  also linking this to:
moo-mania: happy easter
craftycardmakers: bunnies,chicks or eggs
crafting with dragonflies: easter cards

Happy Easter to all my friends in blogland!

wtorek, 20 marca 2018


It is time to start a new challenge today over at Try it on Tuesday.
I think we all have had enough of this winter this year and we are all looking forward to seeing sun and nature awakening to new life.

We have a wonderful moodboard  by Valerie to inspire you today:

As always the style, mediums , materials etc that you use will be entirely up to yourselves.
We enjoyed using the board ,  what will inspire you?

Will it be ....Spring,  the colours, the blossom, the birds  etc. etc.
 we look forward to seeing what you make.

There are lots of lovely and inspiring ideas from our DT.

Hop across and checkout their posts and can't wait to see what you create!

My take on the theme is a journal page inspired by our moodboard and blooming fruit trees. 
I'm also linking my page to art journal journey where the theme is Spring.

czwartek, 15 marca 2018

Be brave

Today is my turn to bring you an Inspirational post over at Stamps and Stencils
inspired by the current challenge theme Wax Lyrical.

Although I am not an expert in this field I would like to show you that anyone could play with wax, even not having special, fancy tools!
I can guarantee you great fun!
Pop over to the main blog  to see how I made this card.

There is still plenty of time  for you to enter our current challenge and we hope you will join us.        

wtorek, 6 marca 2018

Mums the Word

Today is the start of another new challenge at Try it on Tuesday  so I hope you will join us there for a 'Mums the Word Challenge'.
First thing to do is to visit TIOT to see what the rest of the team have made and also to check on our rules to be sure you are following them.

My take on the theme is a card I made for my Mum. 
Let's hope she will enjoy it ;))
As usual you can follow some of my stages in the process:

I started with making backgrounds from some scraps I have die cut from some rests of paper.

Next I've given it a good wash of heavy gesso.

Then I put some platinum crackle texture paste, when it was dry it was distressed  with brown ink.

I stamped the background with a crackle stamp, then I started to built the focal point.

To finish my card off I added some flowers, leaves, some moss, die cuts and metal embellishments.
I also added some colour with Dylusions paints.

I am also linking my card to:
mix it up: make your own background
vintage journey: treasure - lots of treasured things used here beginning from a resin frame, a metal bow, old turquoise earrings, some moss picked up in the forest and dried etc..
creative artiste mixedmedia: challenge 36

czwartek, 1 marca 2018

Wax Lyrical

Hi! It is March 1 today so we start a new challenge over at Stamps and Stencils.
Sue is our host for this month and she has chosen the theme:
For this challenge she wants to see some wax on your projects, whether it's just dribbled, melted and then stamped into or a wax embellishment as long as you include some stamping or stencilling the choice is yours ! 

I have to make a confession. I didn't have any idea for my piece at all.
Suddenly I remembered the old play-reading liquid wax to tell smb future.
I didn't hesitate at all and melted a candle. Then I just poured the liquid to the cold water in a bowl. You can see the result here:

I thought it looked like a flower so I decided to give it a go.

 The flower was painted with black and old gold acrylic paints and partly covered with glitter. 

I decided to place it on a tag from craft paper, earlier stenciled with gold paint.

More stenciling with brown Distress ink.

I also added some text stamping and finished the tag off with some black, textil stickers.