12 Tags of 2014 – September to November

    I’m not very good at doing the Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 tag in the right month, but at least I get them done! This weekend I caught up with the September, October and November tag.   It was nice to spend an afternoon playing in my studio, trying out new techniques…

Hanging Frames

Welcome to another Imagine If Blog Hop – this week we had a challenge from Jo – she had some MDF Frames that she wanted us to do something with.  You can start at the beginning of the Hop at Jo’s post on the Imagine If Blog, and if you’ve come from Katrina’s Blog, you’re…

Not My Circus

We’re hopping again!  You can start at the beginning at the Imagine If Blog, and if you’ve come from Katrina’s blog then you’re in the right place. I saw this saying recently: ‘Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys’, great way of putting it and something I need to remind myself!  And what better way than…

Under The Sea Merry-Go-Round

Welcome to the Imagine If Merry-Go-Round Hop!  If you’ve started here, you can go back to the beginning and see Jo’s Kiwi Bush Merry-G0-Round. If you’ve come from Lilian’s Beautiful Vintage Merry-G0-Round, welcome! This Merry-Go-Round is so cool! We’ve all had different themes, and I chose Under The Sea.  Those of you who know me well will recall…

Fairy Blackboard

The new chipboard fairies from Imagine If are really sweet, especially for a little girl, just right for making a gift for my only niece. I started out with a dry erase board, and we sprayed it with blackboard paint (very cool having blackboard paint in a spray can, no brush marks. I covered all the…

March to May Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014

Got a chance to catch up on some Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2014 this afternoon (yes, my fingers are looking a funny colour with all the inks and paint). For the March Tag, the technique was Smudge Stamping, and I did both the “first-generation” and the “second-generation” stamping tags, I used my favourite colours…

Memories Film Strip Box

This month for Imagine If, we have some fantastic 3D projects, and I got one of the Film Strip Boxes, these are about 3cm deep so you can add some dimensional objects in. I started out by covering the pieces in black gesso and then black paint, then I assembled the box – it was…