20th January 2017
blood drip stencil sea scene

Playing with stencils – Seaweed

Playing with stencils – Seaweed As mentioned yesterday, I also noticed that the dripping blood stencil could double as great seaweed and make a fab underwater scene, in fact I love the underwater scene created with this stencil I could cut a proper seaweed/sea bed stencil (which I may still do), but its always great to have a stencil that can be used for more than one purpose (and you certainly couldn’t use a proper sea bed one as dripping blood!) I wonder if this stencil could be used for any other scenes or things too? These backgrounds were only […]
19th January 2017
blood drips tinselr red embossing

Playing with stencils – Dripping Blood effect and Woodgrain!

Playing with stencils – Dripping Blood effect and Woodgrain! Good morning all, As mentioned yesterday, I said i would share my stencil experiments today First is wood grain, this is quite a big stencil, I think the effect was OK (although it looks more like a zebra!) but its not quite as i wanted! Added to that the stencil is very flimsy feeling, due to so many large cut out areas. So unfortunately although I will keep this one, the design will go on the ‘bin it’ pile and these won’t be created to sell. The next stencil is meant […]
18th January 2017
cloud mask finish

Playing with Masks – Mountains and skies!

Playing with Masks – Mountains and skies! Its a chilly but bright lunchtime here, how is it in your part of the world?  I recently made some stencils & masks and thought i would share them with you. With a little example of them in use. I had great fun playing Here’s the first one, its a cloud mask. I used Tumbled Glass distress ink, along with a round blender tool and the cloud mask to create an easy and simple sky! Starting at the top and working downwards, just simply place the mask across your piece of card/paper and […]
8th April 2016
Cloud house shelf full

A house in the clouds…Tutorial

A house in the clouds…Tutorial   Happy Easter Friday I hope everyone has a fab Easter weekend and don’t eat to much chocolate…..not that I will be following my own advice of course hehe… I wanted to share a recent make with you, It is a house shaped wooden shelf system and it was painted grey with clouds, as a request to match some wallpaper a customer had. I snapped a few photos of the process to share. Instructions:  Take your wooden house shape shelf and paint it the base colour you want. I didn’t primer this (paint with a […]