Sunday, 30 April 2017

A Village in Tobermory . . .

I was just sitting going through my photos on the computer when I came across
" A village in Tobermory "
made out of clay and painted with DecoArt Media Acrylics. 
Created by me way back for the January 2016 edition of Craft Stamper, phew so long ago and I can`t believe I never got around to sharing it here.
Let me introduce you to the church with it`s stained glass windows , if you listen really hard you can almost hear the choir practicing.
 When the air dry clay was wet it was easy to add detail by pressing stamps straight onto the clay, the paint sinks into all the nooks and crannies allowing it to show through.
No self respecting village would be without a town hall ... a place to celebrate, hold garden fetes, bring and buy sales and so much more.
Sadly this little one has damage to the roof .. the villagers are fundraising at the moment to get it repaired before it falls in!
 Oh now this quaint little cottage belongs to the potters family and is full of love and a hive of activity I can tell you .. the potter is forever throwing pots, the kiln is firing and his wife does the decoration ... phew sure to be worth a visit plus a place to buy a little keepsake or two.
The little chimney house a heart cloud fixed in place with a cocktail stick and glue!
Add detail to the roof by gently scoring whilst the clay is soft, media fluid acrylics settle into the grooves adding light and shadow. 
Oh look here`s an aerial view of the village, bet it was Mr Tompkins he has his very own plane and is forever zooming around up high in the sky . . . got to watch out he has a nasty habit of flying low!!
Well be sure if you are ever passing this way to hop on in and say hello.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Stampendous and DecoArt Media Blog hop . . .

Hi everyone, so excited to be taking part in this hop alongside my teamies from
Andy Skinner`s new Stamps 
the lush products from the
DecoArt Media line and more.
Here`s a peek at my project for the hop that you will find over on the main
along with a 
picture tutorial.
I got all Indiana Jones and had a blast!
Be sure to hop on over HERE, join in the fun and check out the amazing prize that is on offer.
Happy Hopping
Big hugs

Monday, 6 March 2017

Mixed Media whimsical heart with DecoArt Media

Please let me introduce you to
" Brave Chaotic Girl "
who came to life on a large puffy papermache heart, telling her story along the way.
I`ve popped together a quick step by step YouTube video to share with you all using products from the
DecoArt Media Line.

 Hope you enjoy.
Till next time
Big hugs
List of materials :
DecoArt Media Matte Medium
DecoArt Media Gesso Black
DecoArt Media Gesso White
DecoArt Media Crackle Paint White
DecoArt Media Gloss Varnish
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics :
Titanium White
Titan Buff
Raw Umber
Burnt Sienna
Burnt Umber
Yellow Ochre
Prussian Blue Hue
Carbon Black
Pyrrole Red
Other materials :
Papermache Heart
Mechanical pencil
Posca White pen

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

DecoArt Mixed Media Tote Bag . . .

So happy to be back for another year on the
DecoArt Media design team.
Here's a little peek at my first dt project, you can check out the full project and video over on the main blog here
I hope you can join me.
Big hugs

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Craft Stamper Magazine . . .

    This months issue of 
Craft Stamper Magazine   
has hit the shops and is full to bursting with free stamps, giveaways and stunning projects from amazing designers
 I am still sitting here, pinching myself again at how lucky and honoured I am to be included in this issue . . . me! I created my first ever art doll from recycled materials, DecoArt Fluid acrylics and a wooden spoon...yes a spoon. 
I also have a blog exclusive over on the
 showing you a quick and easy tutorial on how to create the little angel that my art doll holds in her arms.
Be sure to enter the giveaway in the magazine to be in with the chance to win one of my Wonky Tonk stamps
'Little Angel "
Till next time
Huge hugs