Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Go Green at TioT's


A new theme  starts today over at Try it on Tuesdays.
Go Green or Recycle It
The choice  is yours......
Go Green..... the colour green to be the main shades you use
or
Recycle Something
Please pop over and see  how the team interpreted the theme  and the
fantastic recycling project that out Guest Designer   has shared with us. ]


I decided to GO  GREEN  for my journal page.
With a  green water colour wash for the base of the page, some random stamping using the assortment of stamps that were lurking on my desk.

I also added a die cut image with some hearts and leaves.
On the left is how she looked    before I gave her and my page  a green make over in the digital program I use,



Thank you for calling in today you are very welcome here
and I hope you have a good day.

Friday, 14 February 2020

Love is........


Love is..........

Another hybrid  page to share on Valentine's day
for Bleubeard and Elizabeths theme ....Hearts


On the left is how  the page looks  in my journal, stencil hearts for the background and a fabric heart, that has been in my craft stash for ages waiting to be used. I will complete  this page when I can get time in my craftroom
As you can see I changed the colours and added the  sweet kids in the digital program I use.



I hope however you spend today it will be a good one for you.


There is still another few days for you
to join in at  Try it on Tuesdays.......
the theme is.........
................Share the Love

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Tuesday tea with friends


  


Its been a few weeks since I have been able to call in to
and share a T day post.
I was able to create this digital page , its difficult for me to  get craft room time just now
as I am looking after a poorly husband.



The old lap top is once again being used, keep your fingers crossed for me  that I can keep it going.  

I also  created this digital page for Bleubeard and Elizabeths theme  ....
Hearts at Art Journal Journey.
I think I may have  forgot to stop stamping digital hearts on this page.


Thank you for calling in today, I will catch up with you  soon,
I hope you have a lovely day.

Friday, 7 February 2020

Love your heart






A hybrid journal page for Bleubeard and Elizabeth's theme....Hearts..... over at
It was a mop up page and a bit to much pink for my liking , the first task was to add a bit more blue colour and some extra stamped hearts.
I  added the birds and words in the digital program I use.
I think those birds have to be in love, they make a perfect couple.


Thank you for calling in today, you are very welcome here.

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Share some love....... at TioT's


Share some love......
is the new theme for the next two weeks  over at
Please pop over to see the inspiration pieces the team have been creating there.


This journal page has a mop up background, then  the additions added in the digital  computer program I use[ notes in my side bar]
I used the digital die cut heart again to frame the  silhouette couple.

The quote reads.....
When I saw you
I fell in love
and you smiled,
because you knew.


I will also be linking this page to the theme
chosen for us by Bleubeard and Elizabeth
over at Art Journal Journey.....Hearts


Saturday, 1 February 2020

HEARTS at AJJ

A  new theme for February over at
Art Journal Journey

has been named for us by our own

 Bleubeard and Elizabeth

the theme they have chosen is......
HEARTS




I created a  hybrid page  for this new topic. February is the month of Romance and includes St Valentines Day. 
It is a stencil background.
 I used a page of my own making to create the pale shaded digital die cut heart.
The silhouette and words are  digital additions
I don't think this couple would  need any words  to explain how they feel.... Romance is in the air and
 their hearts are full of love.



Thank you for stopping by and I hope you will join us at
 Art Journal Journey.
 WE have some exciting
 NEWS
 to share over there.

Monday, 27 January 2020

Daydreams


A last page from me  for Jo's theme....... Something New
 for January  at
I had lots of ideas, but life has other plans for my time this month.
I used a new stencil and stamp  as a beginning to my page



The word stencil I have had for some time
and it needed an outing. The birds are digital additions.






Thank you for calling in today. I  hope to catch up with you all soon.

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

White space at TioT's....... A memorable day


White space or Colourful Grunge

 is the theme for the latest challenge at
Now many friends calling in here know that white space is something I have trouble with,
 but I have tried to leave some on this page, There is a bit of grunge as well with the shaded edges and random stamping.

Using the same flower stamp   I made this single layer Birthday card as well

That is the end to my memorable crafting session, I did leave a bit of white space
although I will go back sometime to the journal  and cover the white with..........grungy colour.

Thank you for calling in to see me today, you are always welcome here.



Try it on Tuesdays..... 
NEWS
we  are having  a DESIGN TEAM call

  if you are interested in joining our  friendly group of folks,
just add DT to your challenge  entry 
 to our current  theme.
As you know, we accept projects  using 
any  mediums, materials, style  etc. it  is  your choice
what you make,as long as it is based on  the  challenge theme 
 The only requirement is that you have a current blog.

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Tuesday musings



Happy Tuesday  and time for tea over at
where each week we are made very welcome with a drink related post


My cuppa was close to hand  as I was working on this page. Now I say working what I really mean is getting messy with glue as I tried to stick down the napkin pieces.
Then a stencil was involved  to fill the white space,  one day I may give myself a shock
 and leave it white.
Anyway the animals we having fun making a brew for their friends.

Santa brought me a new fountain pen  which was given its first  chance to  write some words on my journal page. This does need lots more practice, I do not like my own handwriting. 
Thank you for calling in today you are all very welcome here.

I will also be sharing my page
theme...... Something New..... my pen.

Saturday, 11 January 2020

Play


Jo's theme at  Art Journal Journey. this month is....
Something New


So  to begin I used a new  stamp,  the cute girl with the bird on her arm  and  the words....
'Whatever is good for your soul do that '
came with the set.. 
 A first time inking for the words.
I didn't need another invitation to play.
The background was a mop up and I added some random stamping . I had also used a mask to create the  circle. I know its a small area, something that hardly ever happens on a mop up session, but I did want to leave a bit of white behind my image.

The last additions to my page  were added in the computer program I use..
In my imagination I think birds do have 'play' time, but I have no idea what the game is. I know they  must talk to each other , when you stop to listen to
 the bird song and chatter in the garden or out on a walk..

Thank you for stopping by, your visit is really appreciated.
I'm still using the old and slow computer and looking forward to  good news  from the repair store.

Have a good weekend everyone.




Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Make someone smile today at TioT's


A journal page for the first challenge 
 of the year over at  Try it on Tuesdays.
The theme we have chosen is.....
What a cutie or Make someone smile today
I hope you can pop over to see what we have all been making.

The background of this page came about because I don't like wasting inks.  I had used a new stencil on a previous page and there was still lots of colour on the surface. So I spayed it with water and pressed it down on a new page rubbing it over with a piece of kitchen roll.
All the images and words were computer generated,
 [before it declared that it wasn't going to work  and play nice any more] It will be at least 10 days before I get any news on what the repair will entail.
There was a bit of a plus, there was still one month left on its insurance agreement..

Thank you for calling in, I hope you are having a good day today.

I will also link my page to Jo's theme at
Art Journal Journey........ Something New
, the page includes  my new [and favourite ] stencil .



Monday, 6 January 2020

Sorry I'm late Mary


I wanted to try a new layering idea on this mixed media digital page.



I had the pile of  pages as a starting point and I hoped that the end page would look like the  images were coming from the page.
I have to say  I need more practise and think  it would be an easier idea using a hands on method, not an old bone shaker of a computer. 


Its Tuesday  and this is T day over at
 Bleubeard and Elizabeths,, so naturally tea had to be  featured as well.


Mary  poured out  two cups of tea and  set aside a few cup cakes.
Alex hopes he isn't to late,
 he had to change the wheels on his bike and  he had to be careful he didn't crack his mums eggs..
Oh dear my imagination is going  sideways, its got to be this old  laptop I'm using ,  its so slow I have to much thinking time.
I hope you have a good day and thank you for stopping by to see me.
 I will visit with you as soon as I can.


Saturday, 4 January 2020

Break some rules.





A page for Jo's theme....
Something New
 at Art Journal Journey this month

Once again I used my new dotty stencil and had some hands on messy fun.
using watercolour paint sand die cut images. with some pre- printed word stickers
The bird and the fish cannot believe what they are seeing.
" She could see no reason to act her age", so she decided to ride off and break some rules.
 Sounds a good idea to me..
 Especially as I  had to take my computer to the repair shop yesterday and am having a very trying time using an old and slow laptop. 

Please forgive me if I am a bit late calling to see you,  I will get there eventually.
I hope you are having  a good weekend.









Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Something New......... at Art Journal Journey


Happy New Year everyone
1st January  a new theme and Hostess over at 


Jo from Lets Art Journal  is our Hostess for this month , the theme she has chosen for us is.......
'Something New'
Please pop over Here to see  all the details


I was lucky to receive some new crafting goodies from Santa this year, so I decided to use my new  stencil and stamp on this  journal page.




Distress oxide inks were close to hand and the colours seemed to choose themselves.
The flower head was stamped again, fussy cut and coloured red.
Then the  page was altered a little in the computer program I use, adding the words  and the bees.

Thank you  for stopping by, I  hope you are having a good day today.