Saturday, January 22, 2011




Background: Watercolour paper
Mediums: Glimmer Mist, Mayaroad mist, waterpaints, Crafty Notions Shake and Spray, Memories Dye Ink,
Mask: Peg basket
Journaling: black paint, Posca pens, white-out
Stamps: Sasaffrass, Studio Calico


Background: Watercolour paper with waterpaint wash, soaked up with absorbent towel and then drips by squeezing out foam brush used to apply the wash
Mediums: Water paint, Crafty Notions shake and spray, Memories Dye ink
Embellishment: discount store butterfly
Journaling: Posca pen, Signo gel pen
Stamp: Sassafrass Lass
Journaling adapted from one on FB about being a mother,


Background: Watercolur paper with waterpaint applied with sponge roller
Masks: Crafters Workshop, Punchinella sheet
Mediums: Water paints, Glimmer Mist, Memories Mist, Maya Road Mist, Memories Dye Ink
Embellishments: Dressmakers pattern, discarded cardstock bits, staples
Stamps: Sassafrass Lass, and I forgot the name of the other will put it in next post :)
Journaling: Posca Pen
Here are some more backgrounds I have completed :)

Reeeeally tempted to convert the one above into a layout I like it so much LOL :)



Sunday, January 16, 2011

Hi Guys

Well as you can see Ive completedanother page and some more backgrounds, Ive included some closeups of these :)



Background: white gesso stamped onto watercolur paper with bubble wrap
Mediums: Shimmerz, Maya Road mist, Crafty Notions Shake and Spray
Embellishment: hand cut card heart with gesso and maya road mist
Journaling/doodling: Posca pen






Cheers and Happy Art Journaling :) :) :)
Lou xxx

First Baby Steps

Hi Guys

Well Im finallly sharen my first baby steps Aaaaargh!!! To be honest its not something Im overly comfortable with, but I Want 2 do IT! I can appreciate these may look a little like my scrap book pages, well that may well be on and off, Im creatively exploring :) :) :)


Yep Journaling still to go on this one, I've put it down the left hand side of the page
Background: kraft tissue on water colour paper
Template: plastic peg basket - as mask and stamp
Mediums: Glimmer Mist, Shimmerz, Crafty Notions Shake and spray, Studio Calico Mister Huey spray, White gesso [hearts] Memories Ink [title] Stamps Inkadoo,
Embellishments: had cut card hearts, butterfly cut from doilie
Journaling: Sakura felt pen black


Again Journaling has been added afterwards :)
Background; torn kraft note book paper and tissue paper on water colour paper
Mediums: Matisse paint - scrapped over and then impressed with absorbernt hand towel paper [spotted circle pattern], Lil Davis pearlescent paint - medium sized circle bubble wrap for over stamp, Shimmerz overspray, Clouds and road white gesso, Copper rub-over Jo Sonja metallic paint
Embellishment: Acetate butterfly - discount store
Pens: Posca black, Sakura black felt tip


Background: Water colour paper
Template: Cosmo Cricker Alpha sheet as a stamp [it has a glossy surface :)]
Mediums: Maya Road spray mists, Matisse Black gesso, Crafty Notions black shake and spray
Journaling: White gel pen, Posca pens

Ive created another 4 backgrounds, this is a sneek peek of one of them.
Well cheers guys and Happy Journaling!!!
Lou xxx