Wake up and be Awesome

Hi everyone,

I have a mixed media board to share with you today, I went to a class yesterday and we made mixed media boards using DecoArt Media Paints, gesso, matte medium, stamps, etc and had a lot of fun, I also learned how to understand and use the colour wheel, which was great, as I’m not that great at the old mixed media thing πŸ™‚

Here is the board I made, I like how it turned out

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We stamped the girl image onto mulberry paper and painted her before fixing her down to the board with matte medium

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Once everything was stuck down I added some highlights with a signo uniball white pen and a black pen to touch up the bits I had missed on the “wake up and be awesome”

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I had loads of fun down at Helen’s and if you ever get the chance you should pop in and visit πŸ™‚

Thanks for popping round

Sarah

Flower & Fibre

Hi everyone,

Hope you have had a great weekend.

It was National Card making Day yesterday, it’s actually the 3rd October πŸ˜€ Β and I did make a small 3 x 3 card,but it wasn’t that great, so I plan to chop it up and use it on another card tomorrow πŸ˜€

I liked the card I made today so sharing this instead πŸ™‚

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Supplies List:-

  • Card base is Daler Rowney Watercolour paper
  • Mulberry and Gold Paper that I found, I’ve had it for years and no idea where it came from
  • Craft Cardstock with the edges scuffed and inked in white chalk ink
  • White Gel Pen Signo Uniball
  • Imagination Crafts Script Stamp
  • Versamagic White Chalk Ink
  • Fibres from Maya Road
  • Petaloo Darjeeling Collection Flower
  • Swirly Chipboard Shapes from my stash Painted with
  • Tim Holtz Bundled Sage Distress Paint

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As always, thank you for popping round

Sarah x

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 πŸ™‚ .. 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 πŸ™‚

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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 πŸ™‚

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 πŸ™‚

As always, thanks for popping round

Sarah πŸ™‚

…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 πŸ˜€ , 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 πŸ™‚ Β  Β 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 hereΒ and if you are not on Facebook you can find her website here

I madeΒ some cards today, same but different colours πŸ™‚

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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 πŸ˜€

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

Sarah