art journal

Hi Everyone. Happy Tuesday. I hope you are all having a great week. At the end of last year I promised myself that I would start to use all of the mixed media materials that I had purchased in the hope that I was going to - somehow - become an expert at mixed media! Couple of problems with that: I hate getting my hands dirty I hate getting anything sticky on my hands (including cake mixture) I'm constantly washing paint palettes, brushes - and my hands - and it gets exhausting going backwards and forwards to the sink every... Read more →

Hi everyone. Happy Saturday. It's my turn to host the Paper Players challenge this week and I have a color challenge for you. My favorite In Color for this year is Mint Macaron so, of course, this had to feature in my color challenge :-) I really love the neutral colors with the Mint Macaron and hope you do, too! :-) I combined the new background stamp - Watercolor Wash - with my favorite stamp set, Watercolor Wings. I inked up the Watercolor Wash background with the three colors and spritzed it with a little water before laying it down... Read more →

Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. I have something completely different for you tonight. A little while ago I spoke about my urge to do some "art journaling". I really wanted to try using my supplies in a different way. HOWEVER, "ART" isn't something that fits into my vocabulary. I am, by definition, a card maker. I love making cards. If you had asked me 7 years ago if I would be blogging and sharing cards that I had spent hours making by hand I would, absolutely, have said NO!!!! An emphatic NO! Me. Paper? Scissors? Inks? Pens? NO! NEVER! Yet, because... Read more →