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Monday, 17 April 2017

Curly Tree!

Hello!  I am kick-starting another 'Anything Goes' week over at Tando Creative.  These week are where we have free rein to add all those projects that don't fit into any other category :p  Today I have a 6x6 canvas for you...
 
 
 
I have used one of the delightful * curly trees* that come in a pack of two along with the  *hearts background mask* .   I spread *crackle paste* through areas of the mask onto the blank canvas.  When it was dry I added some *DecoArt paint (Cobalt Teal Hue, Primary Magenta & Hansa Yellow Light)* using a sponge.  The tree was coloured with the Primary Magenta and then coated with *crackle glaze*.  I added some teensy heart buttons from my stash.  The sentiments have been stamped onto tissue paper and attached with *matt medium*. 
 
Thank you for taking a look today, Hugs xxx

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Crazy Friends!

Helloooo!  A few weeks ago I showed you a project using Tando Cubbeys.  Here is another one that I have done for The Craft Barn blog :D

This time I have added some PaperArtsy Zinski's (no2) to the little boxes.  They are so much fun.


For more info on how I put this together please visit the blog HERE.

Thank you for popping by today xxxxx

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Banner section no4

Hello, its Karen here with another section of my *banner* using this years colour themes over at Tando Creative.  For this one I have used one of the gorgeously quirky *whimsical houses* .  You get 6 in a pack, complete with rooves and windows!  The colour theme is pretty yet again...
 
 
 
Thank you for visiting, Hugs, Karen x

Sunday, 19 March 2017

Song Title Challenge - March

Hi!  I am back with this month Song Title Challenge and this time its the fabulous (well I like it :p) 'Blowin' in the Wind' by Bob Dylan.  If you know the lyrics you will know that there are lots of questions involved!!!!  But in the end I went for a dandelion clock stamp which, for me, summed up the answers.


The background has been made by spreading paints with an old credit card.  I then stamped the image onto tissue paper and coloured the back before attaching it to the coaster.

Hugs xxx

Monday, 13 March 2017

Fun with Cubbeys!

Hello!  I am excited to show you Tando's new CUBBEYS!!!!  These are a range of little shadow boxes with or without apertures.  There are different sets to get and they all fit together!!!  I had  a lot of fun with these!  I used Starter Kit 1 and then a small add-on pack.
 
 
Because I wasn't going to heavily decorate the back panels I glued them together before painting.  When dry I glued the boxes together as seen.  Then I decorated some card to cover 3 of the apertures once I had planned what was going where.
 
 
To fill the boxes I chose to make some things which represent my love of crafting :D ...
 
 
...a little book for journaling , some wonky patchwork for my sewing, knitting, a teensy mixed media panel, a Tando *house* of course and some pencils for my love of drawing! I found a lovely quote from Albert Einstein to add which sort of sums it all up don't you think?
 
There are so many things that you can do with these *Cubbeys*.  What will you do?
 
Till next time, take care, xxx

Monday, 27 February 2017

Banner no3

Its 'colour theme' week again over at Tando Creative and they are lovely Spring-like colours!  Continuing with my *scalloped banner*  I have added a *bird* and some little *flowers* and did the background in the lovely bright yellow of the choice.
 
 



After painting the base in the bright yellow I dabbed some blue through the pretty *fern mask*.  When that was dry I mixed some green into some *modelling paste* and applied that through the same mask.  The little flowers, bird and branch have been painted to match the other colours in the theme.  Like the others I have done, I added a tassel.
 
Thank you for coming to see us, do pop back, Hugs, Karen x

Monday, 20 February 2017

Song Title Challenge no2

Here is No2 of the Craft Barn's Song Title Challenge for you.  Carrying on with my Tando coasters the song title is 'Somebody To Love' by Queen...amazing track!

 
 
Thank you for looking :D xxx