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Showing posts from August, 2020

Doodling on black paper with Polkadoodles Stencils & Sakura White Gelly Roll pen

Now I draw around stencils all the time in my art journals to add little bits of extra detail. This time I thought it would be cool just to use my Polkadoodles 6" x 6" creative mixed media stencils to make a complete page. Okay, I have drawn around a few stamping blocks to make the squares but everything else is from the stencils ... Full step by step below ...       Polkadoodles have a huge collection of stencils, which can be seen HERE

Polkadoodles "Not so Simple" stamp soup collection - Wishing you a Super, Awesome Day

Have you heard about Polkadoodles Stamp Soup collections & stamp sets? If not, you are in for a wonderful voyage of stamping discovery. Nikky Hall created Stamp Soup to allow us the crafter/stamper to become the designer of our projects using a selection of base images or shapes. It is a wonderful concept & incredibly liberating way to create/design. I had a friend in mind too when creating the card & although this card was made for the last edition of Craft Stamper magazine, (sadly never went to print), it made making the card much easier as it was being made for someone. Everything has been coloured with my Ecoline pens & I have used the same pens to stamp extra detail too.

Creating a quick, single layer card using Picture This Stamps

I have the great honour now of working with Nigel & Andi from Picture This Stamps. I was sent a host of wonderful sets to play with but the Little Vehicles 010 stamp set caught my eye straight away: so querky & original. I wanted to use as many of the stamps as possible on my card but also create my card as quickly as possible ...

Sakura Sketch Notebook black paper - inspiration & ideas

 Oh boy did I have a blast last week demoing a whole range of wonderful Sakura products for the ODS (One Day Special) shows on HOCHANDA TV. Thank you to everyone who tuned in & supported me during the shows & also bought the different products on offer 💙💚💛💜💗 As promised, here is a selection of the pages I have created in my Sakura Sketch Notebook on black paper.  Descriptions and links to YouTube videos are below ...

Tonic Studios Craft Kit #34 Giveaway Winner

Good morning everyone. Hope you are all well? A wee while ago, I created a project, plus video sharing ideas using Tonic Studios Craft Kit #34 - blog post HERE . As part of celebrating the launch of Craft Kit #34, I held a giveaway & am here today to announce the winner. More details below ...