Today, I attended class at The Purple Magnolia again – one of my happy places in all the world. I went with a friend, and it was a class that had sponsored prizes. These classes do happen from time to time, but it was an unexpected, and happy surprise. Both my friend and I won … [Read more…]
Today I used a new-to-me stamp make – Polkadoodles at a class. They have really cute little stamps suitable for focal images and art journalling with gorgeous little bits and pieces. They also have stamp sets that are called “soup” stamps. These stamps are a bunch of shapes you can use to make mushrooms, birds, … [Read more…]
Here is my jewelry holder filled with charity shop treasures (all except two pairs of earrings). I am really pleased with how it came out. It holds necklaces and rings, and all my stuff is together and not tangled at the bottom of a drawer.
One of the latest projects I have completed is an upcycled frame converted into an earring and necklace holder. Of course, it has the obligatory bling added. Here is the process I followed: buy a cheap frame with no glass for a few bucks sand frame staple chicken wire onto the back paint with chalk … [Read more…]
One of the many, many inspiring and informative channels I follow on YouTube is ShanoukiArt. She has something called the Full Deck Challenge, where you alter playing cards (or facsimiles if you don’t have a pack) to create beautiful cards using all sorts of techniques and embellishments. The first challenge is complete (YouTube playlist here), … [Read more…]
A few posts ago, I showed you what I received in my stamping foam subscription box. Today I had a play with it, with a friend. Here are some of the prints we made to show you how well they work. The re-useable stamping foam is so easy to use, and we had success with … [Read more…]
Marie, from The Purple Magnolia, started advertising a class to make a mini album using the magnificent Stamperia Hortensia paper a long time before it was scheduled, and of course, I had to put my name down for the course. I think it may have been advertised for more than a month, and I was … [Read more…]