Paper mache Bowl

Hi everyone..

I have had a busy day up in my shed, I made a card, painted a bowl, recorded a video, made a snowflake out of pegs and tons of other wee bits n pieces

Here is the bowl I painted, i made a set of 3 bowls out of paper mache a few weeks back and this was the lone survivor so i gave it a few licks of paint🙂 .. although this one did split numerous times when I was releasing it off the bowl so it has a few staples holding it together!

I do love the paint job though and quite fancy trying this method out again on something else🙂

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I painted it using the new quinacridone gold & the tinting base by Deco Art Media that I bought when I popped down to Dumfries last weekend to visit Helen’s new shop

Righty-ho that’s me done for the day, hope to make more stuff tomorrow as hubby is off up to the pond.

Thanks for popping round

Sarah

 

My First Scrawlrbox

Hi everyone,

Something a little bit different from me today, I signed up recently for an art supplies subscription box and it arrived in the mail this morning🙂

Ever since I was a wee girl I have loved playing with pens and pencils and I don’t need any encouragement to buy them so this box is perfect for me and you recieve it straight through the letter box no need to sign for it

I recorded a wee video of the un boxing and think this will be a regular feature here on the blog each month🙂

As always, thanks for popping round

Sarah🙂

…On your special day

Hi everyone,

I made another card tonight incorporating Maya Road fibres, they are nice tweedy colours perfect for September

I took a piece of chipboard and covered the front and backsides with scortape then placed the fibres over top and pressed them down firmly,wrapping around the sides and fixing to the back.

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supplies list :-

  • Daler & Rowney Watercolour Card cut to 10″ x 5″ and scored at 5″
  • Maya Road Fibres
  • Stampin Up …on your special day stamp
  • Versafine Onyx Black Ink
  • Scortape
  • Green Felt Flower (had this for ages might be papermania)

As always, thank for popping round

See you soon

Sarah x

I’m on the PaperArtsy Blog today

Hi Everyone,

Exciting news today …I made a card for the PaperArtsy blog, and it went live today, if you fancy popping over and having a wee look, it would be most appreciated😀 , just click the link >>>>> {click here}

As always, thank you for popping round and I will see you all soon

Sarah

 

 

Thanks

Hi everyone!

Hope you have had a great weekend!

I traveled down to Dumfries yesterday to visit my friend Helen Anderson who has just opened up a new Arts and Crafts Shop and she also runs workshops too, if you are in the area you should pop in for a wee visit🙂    Whilst I was down there I did a wee class, so much fun and met some lovely people too,well worth a visit and if you are on Facebook you can find her here and if you are not on Facebook you can find her website here

I made some cards today, same but different colours🙂

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Supplies List (for both)

  • Daler & Rowney Watercolour Card
  • My Minds Eye 6×6 Stack Happy Days
  • Silver and Rose Pink glitter Cardstock from Stampin Up
  • Stampin Up Circle thinlets die
  • Thanks Die (think this is out of a sizzix bird cage die set)
  • Scortape and Zig Two Way Glue Pen

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I need to start making more cards for my Etsy Shop again plus more for my to keep on hand for birthdays etc..

So I will be popping back up to my shed tonight to play with my paper and stuff😀

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As always, thank you for popping round.. see you all soon

Sarah

 

Butterfly and Flower

Hi everyone,

Here are the cards I made yesterday…. I didn’t get a chance to write up a blog post for them until tonight.

The cards have no sentiments, just blank general purpose cards for any occassion

Butterfly

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supplies list :-

  • Cream Cardstock for Base and layer 2
  • My Minds Eye Patterned Paper (layer 1, butterfly and envelope)
  • Tim Holtz butterfly dies
  • Tim Holtz Abandoned Coral for the ink splatters
  • Lil Inker Designs Stitched Border Dies

and now onto the flower card which has a bright and cheery feel to it

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supplies :-

  • Cream Cardstock for base and layer
  • My Minds Eye 6×6 Patterned Paper
  • Bulap Flower
  • Lil Inker Designs Stitched Border Dies

I hope you like the cards, i’m off up to my shed to play with some paper🙂

As always thank you for popping round

Sarah x

you make my heart smile

Hi everyone,

hope you are all well… It’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog post .. Life has been busy, but I am here now to share a nice wee card…this is card is a mix of vintage shabby chic meets modern.. It turned out ok, considering I used stuff off my desk.. That was destined to go on cards and then I didn’t feel it so never made themimage

Supplies list

daler and rowney watercolour card for the base

melissa Frances 6×6 patterned paper

stampin up pink glittered cardstock

cut apart sheet from a 6×6 stack

cosmic shimmer specialist acrylic glue

scotch double sided foam tape

i also came across my curvy keepsake thin lets die from stampin up tonight so I made a wee box using an old my minds eye 6×6 stack

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Hope you likes tonight’s crafty dabblings and hope to be back tomorrow with more bits n bobs 😊

as always thanks for popping round

sarah