Mini Recipe Book

The Southern Girls Challenge this month is ‘Circle Shaped Embellies’. I had some vintage style flair in my stash, and I wanted to make a little recipe book for my sister. These flair matched beautifully with some Pink Paisley paper also in my stash. For the cover, I got out a jar shaped die and…

A Village

Wow, it is so long since I wrote a blog post! Not that I haven’t been creating, just not blogging about it… I thought I’d share with you my latest love, creating mini houses with the Tim Holtz Village dies. These dies come with the base buildings – the Dwelling and the Brownstone; then you can…

March 2015 Tag

Just a quick post about my March Tag inspired by Tim’s 12 Tags of 2015 for March. This was fun tag to do, starting with Tissue Tape and then Distress Paints as the background.  I stamped and embossed two flowers, then created masks for them before using Faber Castell Whipped Spackle through Cargo Layering Stencil…

Tag and Tray

Hope you’ve had a great weekend, just thought I’d share a couple of things I’ve bee doing.  The first is my version of Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2015 February Tag. I did the base using Tim’s technique of collage, then added Picket Fence Distress Paint, and edged with smudged Black Soot Distress Marker.  For…

More layouts

I have another couple of layouts for you today – I’m on a roll! Our local heritage park has small working steam trains that are open for rides.  I enjoyed a ride with a friend and her daughter, and the Small Cogs Set from Imagine If… were a perfect match with the BoBunny Grease Monkey…

Last four Christmas Tags for 2014

  Here are the last four tags from my 12 Tags of Christmas inspired by Tim Holtz 2011 12 Tags of Christmas, I finished the off on Christmas Eve – it was great to spend a hot afternoon, in my cool studio!   Tag number 9 uses a faux enamel technique with Distress Ink and heat embossing,…

12 Tags of Christmas – Tags 1 and 2

As promised, here are the first two tags from Tim Holtz 12 Tags of Christmas 2011 that I’m doing over December this year.   I love Tag number 1, all the gorgeous greenery and the pinecones with the glitter above! I reduced the wintery look a bit with a swirl embossing folder rather than snowflakes, and…