Using Old Versa Color Stamp Pads for Watercoloring On Cards

A few days ago, I shared a couple of cards that I made for an online challenge. As part of the challenge, I was forced to use a colour palette I would not normally be comfortable with, and I'm kinda proud of myself. They're not too bad! The challenge was based around...

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Finding Inspiration: Using a Pinterest Collage

As part of my personal challenge to get more organised and find more time to be Creative - I have decided to use online challenges to help me challenge my mojo. Try new styles, techniques, colours and themes. I'm struggling with a few - woodsy & cute are two that...

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Card Making Frenzy + A Card Making Challenge

Although I haven't been blogging due to my perfectionist tendencies, I have at least finally been Creating again. I hadn't known that I had lost my mojo because of the death of my beloved Jack (and Horation and Max) - but as soon as I welcomed Russell & Dougall...

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A Third Grave

There is a universal truth to the saying "You cannot know Joy without Sadness". . . It's how I've managed my Clinical Depression for 30 years - by reminding myself that no matter how bad I am feeling, that the reverse is just ahead . . . . happiness, laughter and joy....

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DIY Decor: Ping Pong Fairy Lights

As soon as I saw this photo on Pinterest a few months ago, I knew I would be making my own version. . Source: The Surznick Common Room Don’t you agree that there is nothing more magical than fairy lights? . . Now, anyone who has seen the Purple Paper House in...

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Growing Potatoes In A Box: Second Month Update

Do you remember this post? Where I showed you the idea to grow potatoes in unusual containers . . . such as a box! The idea wasn't just to grow potatoes or to upcycle household waste, but also to help you to see the benefit of looking at items (household &...

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DIY: How To Write Text On To A Mirror (Like a Pro)

I am posting my very first post as requested by a follower. This is a big frickin' deal for me. So Leah - this one's for you! I hope that you find this useful for making a version for your wedding.  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . There...

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FREE Colouring In Art: Inspired By Blinky Bill

I have just survived a MAMMOTH weekend. A weekend filled with children, brides, Creativity and not much sleep. And although it was exhausting - it was wonderful! Here's my running sheet . . . . .  Looking back, I'm not at all sure how I managed it. I know I didn't get...

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DIY: Paper Doily Garland Tutorial

I am always looking for ideas to make my Inspiration Wall (check it out here & here) just a little more amazing! I spend more of my waking hours looking at it than anything else in the world. So it genuinely has to inspires me. . At the moment, I'm also on the...

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DIY: Fastest Way To Make Pom Poms

Did you know . . . . I am a massive fan of Creativity? No really, I am! And I love the opportunity to encourage others to be Creative as well. So today, I want to post a tutorial that I think is just SO versatile and is perfect to bring some happiness to an occasion...

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DIY Decor: Ping Pong Fairy Lights

As soon as I saw this photo on Pinterest a few months ago, I knew I would be making my own version. . Source: The Surznick Common Room Don't you agree that there is nothing more magical than fairy lights? . . Now, anyone who has seen the Purple Paper House in real...

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Blog Hopping: My List of Lists

The first time I came across Amber's blog My List of Lists, I was impressed with her commitment. It takes a LOT of time and energy to compile a compendium of links and images on a particular subject. And what's awesome about My LIst of Lists, is that all the lists are...

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Pinterest Picks: Crepe Paper Flowers

Eighteen months ago, I gifted myself a book titled "The Exquisite Book Of Paper Flowers" by Livia Cetti. It's a beautiful book. However all the flowers are made from crepe paper, not any other type of paper, and this makes a big difference to how the flowers are...

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Crepe Paper Peonies – DIY Tutorial

Did you see this image on my Facebook page? Or this post teasing everyone with my quickly made Pink Peonies? I had so much Creating them and now I'd love to share how I did it. And it's easy-peasy-japa-neasy. Here's What You Need:   Here's How: Step 1 - Lay out...

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Paper Flowers: Crepe Paper Peonies

I was wasting time researching on Pinterest this past weekend. You know, discovering new boards, pins and pincers - keeping up with latest trends. (Like I said - wasting time) I saw some beautiful things. Inspirational posters, summer dresses, bunting, wedding...

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ETSY <3: mcfunk90

Now it is no secret that I adore Creating with paper. It's not just that it can be cut, folded, scored, glued and curled. Neither is it just the fact that it can be coloured, or tinted or distressed. Nor that I can work on it anywhere. It's that almost anything I can...

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My Own Version Of ‘Vintage’ Cans

Don't you just love it, when something Creative you see in your head, actually turns out in real life? Seriously! How often does it actually happen? . . When I posted a link for Angie's FREE downloadable vintage tin can labels, I wondered if I would make the time to...

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