Cheer Me Up Canvas with Tattered Florals

Recently one of my online groups did a Cheer Me Up canvas, doing a direct swap with somone, making them a canvas that would make them smile and cheer them up.  And part way through February Tim Holtz announced on his blog, a Tattered Floral Challenge, make flowers using the Tattered Floral Die.  This was…

Twinchies!

In December I started a Facebook Group  for New Zealanders to do swaps and enjoy exchanging ideas.  For January we did a Favourite Colours Twinchies swap, pink and turquiose are the colours of my studio so that is what I asked for.  I was able to put together this beautiful canvas: The canvas was sprayed with…

SENZ

Last weekend was SENZ, NZ Scrapbooking and Cardmaking Expo – a great weekend full of classes, socialising, ideas, new products and fun! I took part in eight classes over the three days, and taught one with Fiona from Create. One of my favourite classes was Apron-ology/ Tote-ally Trendy Workshop with Artfull Crafts; this was a fun…

SENZ Classes

Just a preview of the classes I’ll be teaching at SENZ at the end of June. The first class, on Friday afternoon, will be Tag Art Techniques.  Great fun class using Distress Stains, Viva Paint, Glimmer Mist, embossing, Distress Inks, kraft resist paper, and so much more. The second class on Saturday afternoon is Movers…

Distress Stains Tags – part 3

The final part of my tag book are these three tags:                 Tag 7                                       Tag 8                Tag 9                     Tag 10         I love these Distress Stains – such a versatile and easy product. Check out my next post for previews of the classes I will be teaching at SENZ.

Distress Stains Tags – part 2

Part 2 of my little tag book (which I will have at SENZ) are these three tags: Tag 4                      Tag 5                     Tag 6             

Distress Stains Tags – part 1

I’m loving the new Distress Stains – they work great by themselves, with water, with GlimmerMist, on tags, in the Cuttlebug, on canvas, on Grungeboard… I’ve done some tags using different techniques: Tag 1                         Tag 2                    Tag 3        More tags tomorrow…

A good idea and an unfavourite colour

I had the bright idea of labelling the tops of my GlimmerMist bottles with the colour in them, then looking down into their box I’d be able to find what I needed easily!  So I sprayed one sticker with each colour, then when dry matched them back to the bottles and punched out a circle. …