Thursday, 26 June 2014

Lin Brown workshop

Recently attended another days workshop with Lin Brown and heartily recommend these as great value and a lot of fun to go to ...

This is the page I made (I did the machine stitching at home) by bonding fabric to paper and then using Paperartsy paints, stamps and stencils to add background colour and interest ...

And for something completely different a couple of cards inspired by Gossamer Blue ...

For someone who wasn't going to blog much I am doing quite well this week!

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Beryl Taylor

I took a workshop recently with the truly wonderful textile artist Beryl Taylor - please check her out if you don't know her - her work is awesome and to see a lot of it 'in real life' was just fabulous.

We were making fabric books and this is how mine finished up ...

Not the most cohesive of projects (my poor choices - not Beryls) but very enjoyable to make and I quite like the finished result

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Art Journal

Not really a blog post - lol - just a share of some completed Calendar Art Journal pages inspired by Art of the 5th group - I have completed a whole (small) journal and am beginning to think i can embrace this process - i like some of the pages much more than others but even those I really disliked I have been able to rescue to some extent - yay!!

Thursday, 5 June 2014


I have decided to take a break from blogging - regularly anyway - I am finding it impossible to blog regularly and there doesn't seem much point if you don't do this, however I do like to enter the odd challenge here and there so will keep this blog open to do that as and when - in the meantime thank you to those who follow my updates and to those of you who comment - I have always appreciated it.

My plan is to continue with papercrafts, mixed media and art journaling ..

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