Saturday, 25 May 2019

SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT - CELEBRATE

Hello again. happy Saturday. Today's layout is a picture of my eldest daughter on her 18th birthday.  I used a gorgeous paper from a 12x12 pad I bought in B&M for anybody that lives in the uk.  I went for a nice bright and cheery layout.  I will leave a link to my process video if you have time to watch it.

LINK TO PROCESS VIDEO
https://youtu.be/e-NXbJP-NIQ

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x




Wednesday, 22 May 2019

CLEAN AND SIMPLE CARD MAKING









Hello everyone hope you are all well and enjoying this lovely sunshine we are having in the UK.  I made today's card using a new die from Poppy Crafts.  I crafted using one of my favourite colours Purple and another product I love to craft with is flowers.  I will leave a link below to my process video if you have the time to take a look.

LINK TO PROCESS VIDEO IS ABOVE
Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 20 May 2019

MIXED MEDIA MONDAY - CARD MAKING

Hello everyone happy Monday. Today's card I used a stencil and texture paste to create the background and I then used my watercolour paints. I will leave a link to my process video if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch.

LINK TO PROCESS VIDEO
https://youtu.be/fc7mYh5lzEk

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 18 May 2019

SATURDAY SCRAPBOOKING

Hi everyone, today's layout is my daughter Tilly when she did her grading at gymnastics.  It was a very proud moment for her when she was given her certificate and trophy.  I used lots of bits from my scrap box and enjoyed putting this layout together.  I will leave a link to my process video if you have time to take a look.

LINK TO MY PROCESS VIDEO 
https://youtu.be/_tV3BY9wSQY

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

CARD MAKING USING BRUSHO'S

Hi everyone, sorry I have been missing for a short while, I went away to stay with my parents for a week and family life has been busy.  I made today's card using my Brusho's I love the effect they give so bright and vibrant.  I used stamps from the free gift Creative Stamping magazine Issue no 71.  I will leave a link below to my process video if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch,

LINK TO MY PROCESS VIDEO
https://youtu.be/mLOvLQOFJP4

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

CARD MAKING USING DIE CUT BOOK FROM THE WORKS

Hi everyone hope you all had a lovely Easter. I made 2 cards today using A die cut booklet I bought from The Works for anybody that lives in the Uk. They do online but Im not sure if they ship overseas. It was a lovley vintage style book and I found it really easy to use and make the 2 cards. I will leave a link below to my process video if you have time to watch.
LINK TO PROCESS VIDEO
https://youtu.be/Ml2X3mekwaQ
Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

CARD MAKING USING PAPER CRAFT SET FROM THE WORKS

Hello again, I really enjoyed putting this card together. I used papers and die cuts from a craft paper set that I bought from The Works for anyone that lives in the Uk.
HERE ARE THE MEASUREMENTS FOR THIS CARD
Base card - 11 x 4 1/4"
Easel piece - 10 1/4 x 4"
paper mat - 5 x 3 3/4
2 small mats - 3 3/4 x 5"
 It really is a beautiful set, I have left a link to the craft set in my You Tube description to which I will leave a link to the video if you have time to watch

LINK TO VIDEO
https://youtu.be/Wf8025OuJOo

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 15 April 2019

MIXED MEDIA TAG

Hi everyone, I made this tag using a wooden tag I bought from The Works. I used acrylic paint, Distress oxide ink, Nuvo embellishment moose, I really love playing with the Nuvo moose. I will leave a link below to my process video if you have time to take a look
MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/WfII2m5qNog

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 13 April 2019

SATURDAY SCRAPBOOKING - LETS MAKE FUNNY FACES

Hello again, happy Saturday, Today's layout includes a picture of my girls when we were on holiday a few years ago all making silly faces.  A busy day for me today need to record some videos and I have also promised to take my girls to The Range after lunch, not that I need any persuading to go to The Range I love to have a look around. I will leave a link to my process video if you have time to take a look.
MY PROCESS VIDEO
https://youtu.be/Q0l-X3uja0g

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

CARD MAKING

Hi everyone hope you are all well. I made todays card using gorgeous papers from the Dovecraft Floral muse collection. I was going for the vintage look. I will leave a link below to my process video if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch
https://youtu.be/fOgBTk1s24k
Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Ali x

Thursday, 4 April 2019

CARD MAKING USING METALIC INK PADS

Hello everyone, I made today's card using the gorgeous metalic inks by Spectrum Noir. They really are lovely inks to work with and look great over an embossed card stock. I will leave a link below to my process video if you have a spare 5 minutes to watch
MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/G6fqQPlKwAg

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 25 March 2019

MIXED MEDIA MONDAY - ATC'S

Hello again, I made these 3 Atc's as I felt like doing a smaller project, sometimes I find it difficult to work on a smaller space.  I was pleased with them once I had finished. I used Butterflies on all 3.  I will leave a link to my process video if you time to take a look
.
MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/ke-PW5RAbEc

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

MARIE CURIE DAFFODIL APPEAL

Hello everyone, I made this card as part of a collaboration in aid of the Marie Curie Daffodil appeal. I really enjoyed making it, I used punches for the flowers something I haven't used in ages.  I will leave a link to my process video if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch.
MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/h82ksyUPCos

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

CARD MAKING

Hello everyone hope you are all well. I made this nice quick card yesterday as I didn't have much time to spare in my craftroom.  I used my very inexpensive watercolour paints from Hobbycraft and I was really impressed with them for the price.  I will leave a link to my process video if you have time to watch.

MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/vv80sPwW7cg


Thank you for watching
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 18 March 2019

MIXED MEDIA CANVAS - LOVE WITH ALL YOUR HEART

Hello again hope you all had a lovely weekend.  I did some crafting with my children, they made Easter cards for their friends, they were delighted with all the crafty bits I had bought for them.  This canvas I really enjoyed creating, I love nothing more than playing with texture paste and sprays.  I will leave a link to my process video and if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch I would be delighted.
MY YOU TUBE VIDEOhttps://youtu.be/1fhCuKt5rdE

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

CARD MAKING USING MY SCRAP BOX

Hi everyone I made today's card using all the bits in my scrap box. The topper is from one of my birthday cards from last year, I always look at any cards I get to see if I can recycle.   I am determined to make use of my ever growing scrap box.  I will leave a link to my process video if you have time to watch.

MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/zwpmYzEwdEo

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

FOR THE LOVE OF VINTAGE/SHABBY CHIC COLLAB

Hi everyone, today's card was made as part of another collab which is for the love of Vintage/Shabby Chic.  I really enjoyed making this card and I was pleased with the end result.  I will leave a link to my process video if you have the time to watch,

https://youtu.be/zwpmYzEwdEo

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 9 March 2019

MARIE CURIE DAFFODIL APPEAL CRAFTY COLLAB

Hi everyone I made today's card as part of a Collab I am taking part in.  It is in support of the Marie Curie Daffodil appeal. The theme of the Collab is Yellow.  I will leave a link below to my process video and all details of the collab. If you have time to watch I would be very grateful.

MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://youtu.be/pOrLGmii8JQ


Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

CARD MAKING USING MY SCRAP BOX

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shLqKBj4joA
Hello everyone, today I made my card by using things from my scrap box. I decided yesterday that I needed to sort through my box and throw away what I wouldn't use.  I felt good after my sort out and have made it my mission to use the scraps I saved. There is a link to my process video up above .

 Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 4 March 2019

MIXED MEDIA ART JOURNAL PAGE

Good afternoon hope you all had a nice weekend. Today I decided I wanted to do an Art Journal page, I had a sort of image in my head of what I wanted to do.  I used really inexpensive acrylic paints on my background and then did a lot of doodling, I used my Pitt Artist pens which I really enjoy using. I will leave a link to my process video if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch I would be really grateful,

MY YOU TUBE VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNjc0z2FgYY

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 25 February 2019

MIXED MEDIA MONDAY - TAG

Good morning hope you all had a lovely weekend. what glorious weather we had yesterday, went for a lovely little walk along the sea front whilst the children ran along the beach. Today's Tag I used Distress Oxides Worn Lipstick and Ripe Persimmon.   I used a scrap of old clear packaging from a stamp set and did the smooshing technique on to my tag to create the background.  I then used a sencil and texture paste to add some texture to the tag.  I will leave a link below to my process video if you have time to take a look. 
MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/2Mrtko8pZG4

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 18 February 2019

MIXED MEDIA CANVAS PROCESS VIDEO



Hello again, I had great fun making this Mixed Media canvas, I used all my gilding polishes and spray paints that I made myself using my Acrylic paints and water.  I used lots of wooden embellishments on the canvas to add the texture.  I will leave a link below if you have time to watch my process video'

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 16 February 2019

SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT - BORN TO SHOP

This picture I have documented today is of my daughter. During the summer holidays last year we were walking through Marks & Spencers and she spotted the hat and matching bag and decided to model it.  From then on every time we walked through the shop she would try it on. I have left a link below to my process video if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch.
MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/SHXhuDsiL-o

Thank You For Watching
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

CARD MAKING PROCESS VIDEO

Hi  everyone, I spent the full day on Monday trying to organise my craft room. I came across magazines that I had bought with free stamp sets that I have never used.  I decided to make this card using a lovely leaf stamp.  I used my Distress oxide inks which I just love using. I will leave a link below to my You Tube channel which shows the process of me making this card. I f you have the time to look.

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/9RXQeySnIdY

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 11 February 2019

ART JOURNAL PAGE

As valentines day is nearly I did a heart themed page. I enjoyed putting this page together using different mediums.  I will leave a link below to my process video if you have time to take a look.
MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL

https://youtu.be/8MQ20ykUoyo

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

FOR THE LOVE OF VINTAGE/SHABBY CHIC COLLAB


I made this project as part of a collab. As stated in the title it was any shabby chic or vintage project. I bought a plain wooden box and altered it so I could keep my mini distress inks in it. I will leave a link to my process video if you have time to watch.
MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/v_U65bqzlfA
Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Friday, 8 February 2019

SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT

Today's layout is using a picture of my 3 girls when we were on holiday.  I love his picture as it looks so natural. I used mainly scraps from my stash today apart from the 12x12 cardstock and paper.  I am really enjoying doing these layouts.  I will leave a link below to my You Tube channel if you have the time to watch my process video I would be very grateful

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/ivOPwlmGjwM

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 4 February 2019

ALTERED WOODEN PLAQUE

Hello everyone, I had a great time playing with this plaque. It started as a Christmas Plaque I had bought in the Christmas sales.  I took off the snowmen and decorated it using the gorgeous big Butterfly embellishment you can see. I bought that from The Works for anyone that is in the UK. I played with paints, texture paste and my favourite Guilding polish. I will leave a link below to my process video. I would be really grateful if you could take a look.

MY YOU TUBE CHANNELhttps://youtu.be/Jnb4Fndma-A

Thank you for looking
Happy  Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 2 February 2019

SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT - WORLD BOOK DAY

Hello hope you are all well. Today's layout is of my 3 girls when it was world book day at school last year.  I enjoyed playing with the bright colours and I was happy to use lots of bits and pieces from my stash.  I used alot of stuff from my scrap box on this layout and bits of ephemera I have had for a while. I will leave a link below to my process video if you have time to watch,

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/Ne8Wb5h5w8A

Thank you for looking
Alison x

Tuesday, 29 January 2019

ART JOURNAL PAGE - COLOURING OUT OF THE LINES IS A FINE ART

Hello everyone hope you are all well.I really did enjoy doing this Journal page. I love to play with my Distress Oxide inks and stencils. I love the colours on the page it is a nice bright and happy page. I will leave a link below to my process video on my You Tube channel, If you have time to take a look.

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/f-4cPXByt3c

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 26 January 2019

SCRAPBOOK LAYOUT - LOVE

Hi again, today I am sharing this 12x12 Scrapbook layout. I am really enjoying doing these layouts. I like to document my pictures so we can look back at the memories. I will leave a link below to my process video if you have time to take a look that would be great.
MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
https://youtu.be/ko5UPdABL1w
Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 21 January 2019

MIXED MEDIA MONDAY - PROJECT 3


Hello again, I used a stencil today to create my background, I love playing with my Distress Oxides Inks as they are so easy to blend and I love the results they give.  Purple is one of my favourite colours to craft with along with Black & White. Busy day ahead for me I have 3 cards to make for an order and 2 projects to make for Facebook challenges that I am taking part in.  I will leave a link below to my process video for this card, If you have chance to watch I would be very grateful.

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

CARD MAKING PROCESS VIDEO

Hello everyone today I made this card using a couple of stamp sets I bought before Christmas.  I went for the monochrome style using all Black & White, I really like the colours together I feel it looks a nice clean and simple card and was easy to put together. The little corner die I used is a favourite  of mine too. I will leave a link below to my You Tube channel where you can watch my process video.  I would be very happy if you take a look.

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL
    .https://youtu.be/V1nkXJs_Xx8

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 12 January 2019

SCRAPBOOKING LAYOUT - #2

Hello, today I did this layout of my 3 girls on Christmas Eve 2018. I really like the photo and wanted to document it so they can look back in years to come. I will leave a link below to my You Tube channel where you can watch the process video. I  would be really grateful if you have the chance to take a look.
MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL

 https://youtu.be/DNr0OZ3xhVY
Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Thursday, 10 January 2019

CARD MAKING PROCESS VIDEO - SENDING HAPPY THOUGHTS

Hello everyone hope you are all well.
I made my card today using a new stamp set that I had not got round to using yet.  I used Velum to make the Butterfly and the flowers and coloured on to the Velum using Alcohol markers.
I will leave a link down below for my You Tube channel where I have a process video and if you have the time to watch I would be very grateful.

MY YOU TUBE CHANNEL - https://youtu.be/IlorlEhOLdE

Thank you for looking
Alison x

SHABBY CHIC TAG - PROCESS VIDEO


Hello everyone. Today I am sharing a Shabby Chic Tag I made as part of a challenge over on a Facebook group I belong to. I really enjoyed making this and againg I find it a good way of using up things I have in my stash. I have a process video over on my You Tube channel and I will leave a link below if you have time to watch.
Thank you for watching
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Monday, 7 January 2019

MIXED MEDIA MONDAYS - # Project 1 - CARD MAKING

Hello everyone happy Monday. Today I am sharing a male themed card. I used a variety of different products including, Texture paste, Spray Paints, Distress Oxide Inks, Gesso,Stencil, Twine, Patterned Paper. I really enjoyed this project as I thoroughly enjoy anything mixed media.  I have a process video on my You Tube channel showing me making this card. If you have a spare ten minutes to take a look I would be very grateful. I will leave a link below.

You Tube Channel -https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=ZXYtkHA3-S8

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x

Saturday, 5 January 2019

SATURDAY SCRAPBOOKING #1 - SUMMER FUN

Hello again, hope you are all well. I started my Saturday Scrapbooking series over on my You Tube channel today and really enjoyed putting the layout together. I find scrapbooking a good way of using your stash as well as documenting your memories. I will leave a link below if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch it.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6LIgXkZT8ayMugmh0rP-KQ
Thank you for looking
Happy crafting
Alison x

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

CARD MAKING PROCESS VIDEO - STASH BUSTING















Hello everyone , hope you all had a lovely Christmas and best wishes for a happy & healthy 2019. I am back in my craft room and looking forward to starting a brand new year of crafting.  I have decided to try to use more of my stash and to buy less.  Today I made my card using mostly scraps from my scrap box.  I went with one of my favorite colour schemes Purple, and also flowers which I love to work with.
I will leave a link below to my You Tube Channel below and if you have a spare 10 minutes to watch I would be really happy.
https://youtu.be/hugpDHYXnco

Thank you for looking
Happy Crafting
Alison x