Monday, 26 December 2011

Christmas Art Journalling

I hope everyone has had a wonderful Christmas and are now ready to get down to some good arty crafty work.
I went to AFTH last Sunday the 18th, it was Art Journalling for the regulars with Dyan and we had another fabby day. We all followed the same theme "Christmas" with a few individual touches here and there. Dyan did a step by step class , first of all we had to journal our thoughts on a sheet of card which we then cut into long narrow triangles, we did the same with the AFTH Christmas papers which Dy gave us, these we glued on to an A4 card and cut into triangle Christmas trees of different sizes. In between we did the background for our pages using Dylusion paints and sprays. The border is from Dylusions "Further round the edge".All the faces,boots and hats etc are from Dylusion stamps. It was a really enjoyable day with good company and here is my version of what we produced. You can find Dyan,s web site by clicking on any of the highlighted words.

Wednesday, 7 December 2011


I have a few friends with birthdays in December, this is the card I have made for them. The background is from a Jo Capper-Sandon project which was featured in Novembers Craft Stamper magazine, it's quite a fun way of making a background. The ink pads I used are Jenni Bowlin  and can be bought at Happy Daze, they are gorgeous colours. The image I love and is a Paper Bag Studio stamp, I stamped it on to a piece of card I had coloured,cut it out and attached with foam pads. The butterflies are a Wendy Vechi stamp which again were stamped and cut out to attach to the card. I love this card I think it is so feminine. Ann if you are looking this is not your card.

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Out goes November in with December

Well that's another year nearly gone and I have kept up once more with Kate's challenge. Looking at my blog it seems that I don't do anything except the Art Calendar challenge, I do really I just never get around to Blogging my efforts. December's background was created using all Dylusion Sprays and paints, the baubles for jounalling I cut using the Cricut. Christmas trees are from Blonde Moments Christmas papers and the images are of course Stampotique. There is quite a lot of Christmasy gold on the background but you probably can't see it on the photo.