I have been loving making journals and decorating them. A friend showed me a tutorial on YouTube on making a journal entirely from envelopes. There is a channel by Angela Kerr that I encourage you to go check out, specifically her tutorial on the envelope journal: here. My friend gave me the envelopes already glued … [Read more…]
**This is an image-heavy post** Douglas, my stepson – just recently got engaged to Nikkie, a lady living at the farm commune in Potchefstroom. We went down to visit today, and apart from his birthday gift (it is his birthday today) I wanted to give her a little gift too. I made a tag for … [Read more…]
I attended a card class a few weeks back, and made this one inspired by one of the ones there. I made it specially as a commission for Judy. Here it is:
I have had such a wonderful time over the last few days. I have made sweet little Easter tags for my friends. I took pattern paper, cut it out into the shape of a notebook page, and inked the edges to give it a vintage look. I made little chicks by sticking eyes and beaks … [Read more…]
Last one for tonight – Timeless. I love the subtle colours. I usually do too bright or too blingy.
Here is a set of gift tags for Christmas I made with Distress Oxide inks, stencils, and some lovely shimmer white ink. There are two patterns, and I just love them both. Here is a beautiful one and every time I look at it, I can’t believe I made it. lol Here is my last … [Read more…]
Here is a tag I made for my Dad, based upon the multimedia techniques I have learned from Denise. I love them, and I feel I am getting better. Every tag is different, and I love them all. Here is the first in a series: I will be back with more later…
At the National Scrapbook Day, there were two tutorials which were make-and-takes. The first was a cluster embellishment using scraps and little bits you may have left over from projects, given by Delia Russell. The essential thing is to make a rosette or “block” of paper flags of various sizes, and then a smaller embellishment … [Read more…]