Friday, 25 May 2018

Feather Tag Swag

Good Morning Crafters

I apologise for the absence of posts but there has been a big change to my schedule, my freelance workload as increased - which is obviously good news but it does mean my existing schedule has gone out the window!  However I have drawn up a new schedule which I hope will mean I can get back on track with everything including commenting on your posts.  Smacks wrist for being a bad bloggler friend!

Today's share is a couple of tags I made for a swap this month.  My partner has received them so I am ok to share. The theme was Feathers.

Supplies and Suppliers;
Vanilla Tag - Ebay
Woodward Old Letter Stamp - Keep on Crafting
Sepia Archival Ink - Keep on Crafting
Manuscript Paper - Sale book from library
SnipArt Feather & Musical Note - Keep on Crafting
Vintage Image - Linda Simpson Designs

Supplies and Suppliers;
Old Packaging for tag base.
Black Gesso - Pebeo
Stamps - free with Creative Stamping magazine
Wow White Embossing Powder - Keep on Crafting 
Sequins - stash
SnipArt Feathers - Keep on Crafting
Distress Oxides; Wilted Violet, Worn Lipstick, Peacock Feathers - Keep on Crafting
Wink of Stella Clear Pen - Keep on Crafting

Another piece of good news, I was emailed by CraftStash asking if I would like to join their affiliate programme and I thought well what not I have nothing to lose.  I will always let you know when I am using affiliate links.

Creative Blessings.  x

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Friday, 18 May 2018

Spread your wings...

Good Morning Crafters

Happy Friday, I hope you have something lovely planned for the weekend.  We are having a quiet one this time round.  On Saturday I think I might indulge in a bit of crafting in front of the Royal Wedding, I've booked my seat😁 and then once it's finished hubby will be watching the FA Cup Final.  We might also do a spot of gardening if the weather holds. 

My card today was inspired by the vintage image I have used, which I tinted with Wink of Stella.

Supplies used;
Wild Rose Studio Bluebell paper pad
Docrafts Papermania Nature's Gallery paper pack 
Docrafts Papermania Botanicals paper pack 
Kirstie Allsopp Charm Pack paper pad
Vintage Tea Distress Ink 
Dark Violet Wink of Stella pen
Vintage Image - Joanna Sheen
Twine - stash 
Junk Mail - stash (This is the layer beneath the image.)
Crochet Lace - stash
Bow - stash 

Creative Blessings.  x

I wish to enter this into the following challenge(s);

Crafteezee Shop Blog - May Challenge Pretty in ...(my chosen colour is purple) -

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

New Crystal Art designs launching soon!

Good Morning Crafters

Apologies for my lack of posts last week, I have been very busy with my freelance work.  I did share a post over on the Keep on Crafting blog, just click on the link if you missed it.

Today I am sharing one of the new designs launching soon on

This cute design would look perfect in a nursery or young child's bedroom. Here is a video to show the sparkle.

19th May / 1st June / 2nd June

Creative Blessings.  x

Thursday, 3 May 2018


Good Morning 

Today my make is another tag and this time I've been playing with Seth Apter Paperartsy paints and Baked Texture powders to create a rusty effect. I am becoming very addicted to give anything a rusty effect.  I'm now starting to think about some home decor pieces so watch this space.

Supplies List
Corrugated Cardboard packaging
Pebeo Black Gesso paint
Sept Apter Paperartsy Fresco Finish Chalk Acrylics; Mahogany, Terracotta, Mud Splat, Smoked Paprika, Key Lime, Buff and Green Patina
Seth Apter Baked Texture Powders; Rocky Road, Patina Oxide & Chunky Rust - That's Crafty!
Image from Linda Simpson Designs
Cogs - Paper clay and Katy Sue Designs Mould, Rusted with Paperartsy Smoked Paprika paint. - Keep on Crafting
Winged Heart Charm rusted with Paperartsy Mahogany, Smoked Paprika and Green Patina
Old Shoe Lace

Creative Blessings.  x

I wish to enter this into the following challenge(s);

A Vintage Journey - Rusty and Crusty -

Sandee and Amelie's Steampunk Challenges - Anything Goes - Steampunk/Industrial -

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

Lead a life as colourful...

Good Morning Crafters

Today I'm sharing a bright and colourful tag inspired by the That's Crafty challenge.

Supplies List
White/Greyboard tag - That's Crafty!
Dinky Bubbles Stencil - That's Crafty!
Sentiment - Lynne's Affirmations Set 2 stamps - That's crafty!
Paperartsy Dusty Teal Fresco Finish Acrylic Paint
Paperartsy Chalk Fresco Finish Acrylic Paint
Toilet roll and  lolly stick for mark making
Soft Pastels
Ranger Multi Medium Matte - Keep on Crafting
Wink of Stella Pens - Keep on Crafting
Distress Oxides; Wilted Violet, Peacock Feathers, Worn Lipstick - Keep on Crafting
Ribbons - my stash
Buttons - my stash
Book text - my stash
1 1/4 inch Stampin' Up circle punch

Creative Blessings.  

I wish to enter this into the following challenge(s);

That's Crafty - Going round in circles challenge -