The Rise of the Augmented Octopus – Altered Box

Hi friends! Today I am sharing this altered box which I made for Bleeding Art’s June Challenge DT inspiration.  Bleeding Art is all mixed media all the time and always anything goes, so why not enter this month’s challenge. Inspiration My inspiration really came when I looked at a few different things I was working […]

Live Each Day With Grace And Authenticity – Mixed Media Card

Morning everyone! Today I have this card to share with you… It was created for a couple of current challenges and inspired really by this stamp.  I was stamping it out last night to use for something entirely different and then started thinking what to do for a couple of challenges I was planning to […]

More Tea Please – Shabby Floral Mixed Media Card

Hi Friends! Today I have the second of two cards I made today.  This one I am calling More Tea Please.   As I mentioned in my last post, the inspiration for both cards came from looking through my stash at all the bits and bobs and wondering what on earth I could do with […]

The Steampunk Coffee Machine – Mixed Media Card

Hi Friends! Today I have a steampunk coffee inspired card for you which I am calling The Steampunk Coffee Machine! The inspiration for this card came from looking through my stash at all the bits and bobs and wondering what on earth I could do with them all.  As it turns out – quite a […]

Something Fishy – Mixed Media Wall Art

Hello everyone, I hope you are all staying safe and getting your craft on during this surreal lockdown time.  At least it gives us more time for crafting and contemplation which is never a bad thing.   This is my challenge entry for the Funkie Junkie May Challenge, the subject of which is: Oh man! […]

Stronger Than Yesterday – Vintage/Industrial Mixed Media Card

Hi Friends! Today I have an unusual combination for you – sweet peas, vintage-y cottage garden flowers and a hard riveted industrial background!  Strange combination?  Unexpected?  Well this is my take on the With a Twist Altenew class for AECP.   Inspiration I took my inspiration from an Altenew class called With a Twist, which […]

Sew Couture – Shabby Chic French Inspired Tag

Hello everyone, I hope you are all staying safe and getting your craft on during this surreal lockdown time.  Things are loosening a little in England but up here we are staying safe for a few more weeks at least, and our lockdown continues. At least it gives us more time for crafting and contemplation […]

Life During Lockdown – Make Paper From Junk Mail

Hello everyone, I hope you are all staying safe and getting your craft on during this surreal lockdown time.  I’ve been trying to reduce my footprint and also reduce the volume of material that gets thrown away or sent to recycling, not least because the recycling centre is of course, closed at the moment because […]

Life During Lockdown – Craft Space Reorganisation

Hello Lockdown buddies, I was going to say we are now at day… and realised that it sounded too much like the Geordie narrator from Big Brother, and also that I have no clue what day it is in the Big Brother Lockdown.  We have reached that stage where time and days have no meaning […]

Tiny Classics – Make Mini Versions of Your Favourite Books

Hey bookish friends, Today I am sharing these tiny books that I just finished making. How tiny?  How about this tiny… This is my first project for the Bleeding Art Challenge Blog as a DT Member. This challenge blog is Mixed Media Anything Goes all the time. I have quite a few photos of how […]

The Inventor’s Club – Mixed Media Steampunk AJ Page

Tonight I have another just-finished-in-time project, and here it is: Apologies for this photo as it was taken at 9.30pm under lights and it’s OK and really does make all those cogs and gears shine, but I would rather take some in the daylight, so I will probably be trying to do that tomorrow. *UPDATE:  […]

Life During Lockdown – A Book Of Tiny Things – Toilet Paper Tube Tag Book {recycling}

Today I have a recycling project for you and given the current situation here, something very topical! I want to say something tongue in cheek like “take one toilet roll, remove the toilet paper, throw it away, and save the tube” because how much do we take this precious resource for granted?  Toilet paper has […]

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