Zombies Love a Girl with Brains!!!

October 17th 2017
A fun "Zombie" themed altered index card made just for the current "Z is for Zombies" Challenge at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers Blog!!!!


I used the little Zombie Gal from the Quirky Zombie Couple Set of digis available from Vera Lane Studio - she is just perfect for this challenge!!! I Gelli Printed the index card and then added a piece of paint chip sample, sticky mesh, gauze cloth and of course the Zombie Gal coloured with my Prisma pencils and fussy cut and added to the front!! Wording is computer generated - a perfect saying for this theme!!!




Time for Pulverised Bone Tea LOL

October 16th 2017




Pop over to the Sin City Blog and check out the details of these tea bag holders I made with Sin City Stamps designed by Rick St Dennis and custom made labels for my holders by Art Tea Life!!


Mr Shadows Lights Up My Life!!!!

October 15th 2017
A new challenge at Rick's Sparkle and Glitter Blog with a Spooky Halloween theme for this next month - just perfect for October!!!


I've used "Mr Shadows" available in Rick's Zibbet Store along with his huge range of Halloween and Spooky themed digis plus each day of this month he has a new release digi for the 31 Days of Halloween!

 
Background papers are available at Etsy and are by Serena Bee and were just perfect for Mr Shadows and his "pets" LOL!!
 
I'm entering Mr Shadows in the current "Orange" challenge at the Sasayaki Glitter Blog!!

Dancing "Skull Lake"...

October 11th 2017


A set of new release "Skullies" from Vera Lane Studio today!! I've added the skull "heads" to the bodies from the "Just Dance" set - LOL made some ballerinas!!


I coloured the digis with pastel pencils and fussy cut and added to a painted and added gauze background with some washi tape, die cuts, gems and the computer generated "sign". I love to mix and match the digis at Vera Lane - great to make new characters!!!

The Last of Peter.....

October 10th 2017


Rick St Dennis has created 31 new digis for the 31 Days of Halloween - you can find them here in his store - a new one released each day of October - check out the Airless Chambers Blog for all the digis each day coloured and created with by Rick's DT!! I'm sharing "The Last of Peter" on a tag and a journal page!!


Background "labels" for this tag were done especially for me by Sandy at Art Tea Life - check out her fab digital collage store at Etsy!!! I printed "Peter" on kraft coloured paper and fussy cut and added to the background - you can see I just coloured his pumpkin head LOL!!! I added a bit of gauze cloth and some string to the top of the tag to finish it off.


Next a spooky journal page using Peter again on kraft paper but this time a little bit of pencil colouring and some ink sprays! Page background is gesso, dribbles of ink, labels from Gecko Galz, washi tape and of course some spiderweb!!!!


Stay tuned this month for a couple more of Rick's 31 Days of Halloween to pop up here on my blog!

Morty's Halloween...

October 8th 2017
 

Sharing "Morty's Halloween" - new release from Vera Lane Studio!! I've gone with a "pink" theme to play along with the current "P is for Pink Halloween" challenge at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers Blog LOL!! Background digital papers are available from Serena Bee's Etsy Store - she has some great digital elements to create with!


I've printed out the papers and made a torn stripped background - always love this effect. Added some washi tape, gauze, spider sequins and the sentiment is from another Vera Lane set and was perfect for Morty and his mates!!!! Morty digi coloured with Copic markers and fussy cut. I would vote for a PINK Halloween any time!!!!

The Witches of Eastwick....

October 1st 2017
 

To start off this month of Halloween I'm over at the Sin City Stamps Blog with a fun mixed media journal page inspired  by the movie "The Witches of Eastwick"!!


I used stamps from the "Just Us Girls" set available at the Sin City Store along with collage hats and elements by Lisa's Altered Art and the lettering by itKuPiLLi.

 
 
All the details on the background and putting this page together are at the Sin City Blog!!!
 
I'm also entering this at the Dream in Darkness Challenge Blog for October!

I'm a Right Royal Pain in the Butt!!!

September 30th 2017
An altered index card using "Queen" from the Dark Corner collection  by Vera Lane Studio!


We've had a "Royal" theme at the Facebook Group for the whole of this month so we all made some great royalty creations!!!

 
I used some left over bits of "London" themed digital papers I purchased from Etsy. I added a bit of Gesso over the top plus some sticky mesh and washi tape. Wording is computer generated. Digi coloured with copics and fussy cut.

EEEEEK!

24th September 2017


Some fun Halloween themed tags with step by step up at the Sin City Stamps Blog today!!! Stamps are by Sin City of course!!! And Collage "Bats" are by Art Tea Life @ Etsy - my fav collage store!!


It's great to combine stamps with collage elements!! And I used some new Distress Ink stamp pads I recently purchased - the colours were perfect for matching the little quirky bats!

Make sure you check the Blog regularly for all the DT inspiration - especially with Halloween coming up!!!!!

Blooming Cold....

September 17th 2017
Quickly sharing this "Blooming Cold" altered index card before the weather turns nice and sunny - we are now in Spring so things are slowly warming up!!! Digi stamps by Vera Lane Studio and I did a bit of a play on words with the penguin wearing a floral hat!! Card background was a "mop up" from leftover paint/stencil/texture paste etc. always handy to have mop up cards for putting together a quick creation!!

Lil Tricksters....

September 15th 2017


A fun new digi set release from Vera Lane Studio "Lil Tricksters"!!!! This set has 8 digis - 6 lil characters plus a sentiment and bowl of eyeballs LOL!!! Great value and so much fun for Halloween coming up! We really don't celebrate Halloween here but I love to create Halloween style projects at any time of the year!!


These two (above and below) I added to a double tag with mixed media background. Digis coloured with copics and fussy cut and I used the set sentiment!


I printed off 2 more of the Lil Tricksters - the skeleton and the little pirate - so cute! These were both added to pages in my mini journal. I love the colours of both of these pages!


I think some of these characters would also be great for little boy birthday cards and invitations as well - they are great and spooky cute!! Make sure you check out the Vera Lane Studio Etsy Store for more great little quirky and cute characters to create with!


Sharp Dressed Men...

September 13th 2017


A quick share today for one of the Facebook challenges at the Gecko Galz Group - theme of Gold & Brown. I used an image from the "Sharp Dressed Man" collage sheets

 
 
I altered an index card with some Bingo cards and patterned digital papers also from Gecko Galz. Added some gold paint, sticky mesh, cloth, corner charm, computer generated wording and the fussy cut collage image.

Dream a Little Dream of Me with Feerie.....

September 11th 2017


A new challenge for this month at Rick St Dennis' "Sparkle & Glitter Challenge Blog" - theme for this time is "Clowns" - so many great digis available in Rick's Zibbet Store!! I've used "Feerie"!

 

My mixed media journal page uses washi tape, gesso, ink sprays and Sin City Stamps to make up the background. Feerie coloured with Copics and fussy cut and I added the computer generated wording.

Hope you can join us this month - lots of great clown digis in the store and you have a whole month to enter!

Lil Gangstas!!!!!

September 10th 2017


 A fun new set of Lil Rascals available at Vera Lane Studio - such quirky lil characters!!!! I've made a mixed media background double tag for these lads! Stencil, texture paste and watercolour crayons and india ink for the background. Finished off with sticky mesh, string at the tops and the "stay cool" wording (also available in the set!!)


Above is "Doggyfish" - LOL gotta love his teeth!!! Below is "Trainjumper" complete with little skull on his cap (also in the set!!) This duo are just too much fun to colour and create with - but they are perfect for "boys"!!!

You Bring Your Knees in Tight......

September 9th 2017


I had so much fun putting this journal page together with fabulous collage elements by Art Tea Life - available at the Etsy Store!!! there are so many wonderful collage sheets to create with - well worth a visit!!


I've used "gals" from the "Uptown Girl" Sheet - you can create a great array of "characters" LOL!! Background is washi tape, Gesso, Ink Sprays, Paint and great little stamps by Sin City from the "Background Grunge" set to add some colour and interest to the background with the splatters of black paint. Song wording was computer generated, cut out and edged with a pink posca pen.

I made this to enter at the current Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers Challenge "J is for Jumble" (collage creations) - I think it's a perfect fit for this challenge!


Let's do the Time Warp again!!!!!!!

Bugs & Birds.....

September 8th 2017
An altered index card made for one of this months Facebook challenges at the Gecko Galz Facebook Group with the them of Bugs & Birds.


I used several Gecko Galz collage sheet sets for this card - background images are from the "Fly Away Jewels" set - I cut them all out and stuck them down patchwork style to the card base and added a wash of Gesso all over. The butterflies are from the "Butterfly Jewels" sheet and I fussy cut them and added to the card with an ink sprayed piece of muslin cloith, some blue pearls and some little bits of sparkly Stampendous Shaved Ice - a little hard to see in the pic. To finish I added the "fly" letters in the bottom corner and edged the card with a dark blue ink pad.

Rescue Puppies!

September 6th 2017


Sharing 2 sets of cards made with the most adorable set of "Rescue Puppies" by Vera Lane Studio. I made this especially with a small dog rescue group in mind who I support and volunteer for "Moving Paws Inc" here in Australia. Both sets of cards were donated for their "Vet Bills" Auction recently and are heading off to the lucky bidders to enjoy and use!

Also entering all these fun "Doggie" cards in the current "Cardz 4 Guyz Challenge" theme of "Letter D" - just perfect for all these "DOGS"!!!!!

The first set I made were these:

 
 
Puppies printed on watercolour paper and coloured with watercolour pencils and fussy cut, added to a linen finish card which had added border sewing machined on and the wording also from the Rescue Puppies set by Vera Lane.


 
I decided to give the second set a festive feel and added little xmas caps (also by Vera Lane Studio) - process the same as for the above cards with watercolour and sewing machine borders! Loved how they came out - so much fun! I made the sentiments for these myself!
 

I used "puff" paint for their little xmas hats!



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