Wednesday, 24 April 2013

art journal

some more pages!
I used fun flock to create the 'barcode' effect

again with the funflock!!

Sunday, 21 April 2013

a new direction

for the last month or so I have been trying my hand at art journalling, I find I love the freedom of expression and can sit for hours just getting messy, I seem to be permentantly covered with ink and paint these days.

It's also great that lots of things in my craft room that hadn't seen the light of day for years are now being used again, oh the joys of fun flock and oil pastels!

I will no doubt be back to scrapping in the near future but for now I am really enjoying having a new direction and wanted to share some of my pages with you, hope you like them!

this is the cover, I used an old 7 gypsies notepad, a lot smaller than a traditional journal but I'd had this for a while without doing anything with it and thought I could start small and if I enjoyed it go on to larger projects later..

ooh I do love my gesso!!!

I've always loved this quote, the gorgeous little alphas are kaiserkraft, I also wanted to create a page that incorporated zentangle, another hobby I've recently started trying to get to grips with (but more on that one later!)

that's it for now, I'm off to go get messy again!!

Monday, 15 April 2013

I think it may be time....

to tidy my scraproom!
I don't know how I have been working in this mess!

At least I managed to do a clutter-free layout!
We all have to start somewhere!!

Thursday, 4 April 2013

For those afraid of spiders, look away NOW

I did this layout at the recent Sarah's cards retreat after a good friend (thanks Lesley!!) gave me this fantastic 'spider' paper, I couldn't resisit cutting all the little spiders out to put on this spiders web background paper from October afternoon.

This is my daughter, at last year's Halloween party.

Although she bought the 'zombie cheerleader' outfit, she did all the face make-up herself, after watching tutorials on U tube, I think she looked pretty amazing!!