Framed

More pallet fun, this time to make a mirror. After sanding and then using a matt varnish the wood turned out amazing, I just need some black chain to hang it. Next is a card my mum made for my birthday, I wanted to frame it as it fits in with the colour scheme for…

Diva Challenge 162

This weeks challenge was to use our own initials as the string line. I was given some really good advice by Adele Bruno about string lines “One of the magical qualities of a string is that it can change, be pushed, ignored even.  It is a suggestion, simply an idea of where to place your tangles. …

Mettle

This Saturdays crafty afty was spent finishing off our inspiration boards. This meant going crazy with embellishments. You don’t have to buy expensive embellishments, especially when you have old jewellery, a glue gun or a melt pot. I even used kebab sticks coloured with metallic pro markers.   My first go with the melt pot.…

Diva Challenge #150

I think many craft groups are creating art with a similar theme at the moment. The craft group I am part of are currently making an inspirational plaque using just one word to give us motivation and pick up our spirits every time we see it. This weeks “I am the Diva” challenge is also…

2014 Inspiration

Our first crafty afty of 2014 was to start our inspiration board for 2014. Before Christmas we were set a little homework, to think of a word to inspire us for the whole of 2014. It had to be a maximum of 6 letters and pick up our spirits each time we see it. I…

A little Bling

The last crafty afty for 2013 was for finishing off our grunge board baubles and to have a relaxing dinner party. It was time to add some bling to baubles. It was amazing I thought they looked good before but using die cuts for swirls, bows and flowers with a few gems they came out…