Saturday, 30 November 2013

Life begins ...

at the end of your comfort zone. A digital collage.

Credits: the elements are from various kits by Tangie Baxter @ SBG

Friday, 29 November 2013

Stop worrying!

Easier said than done, I know, but we all need a reminder.
This journal page was created using acrylic paint and pens, with some decorated tape thrown in. There are also some scraps from paper printed on my Gelli Plate.

Thursday, 28 November 2013

A couple of tags

Since taking Creative Chemistry 102, I have been playing with making backgrounds for tags. Here are two (very different) ones.
The first was created with paints and stencils.

The second with metal and a stencil.

That isn't blue paint at the bottom. It's a reflection of my jumper!

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

Enjoy the little things in life ...

... for one day you'll look back and realise they were the big things.

A journal page created with some collage, spray inks and pastels.

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

A digital collage

I have to say, I rather like this one!

Credits: all elements from 'It's my Journey' by Captivated Visions @ SBG

Monday, 25 November 2013

It takes courage ...

... to show the world who you really are. A digital piece.

Credits: background amalgamated from various kits, all elements from 'It Takes Courage', all by Captivated Visions @ SBG

Sunday, 24 November 2013

Let go of stress

Similar to yesterday, but I used acrylic paints instead of spray inks.

Saturday, 23 November 2013

More faces!

I used a mixture of spray inks, pens and water-soluble oil pastels to create this page. The words say "Silence speaks when words cannot."

Friday, 22 November 2013


A digital piece today.

Credits: 'searching' word art from 'Whale Whispers by Sissy Sparrows; all other elements from 'Dreamer' by Captivated Visions, both @ SBG

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Wednesday, 20 November 2013


This art journal page was created using collage, spray paints, water-soluble oil pastels and acrylic pens.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013


We may not like change but it is necessary. A digital piece.

Credits: all elements from 'Not How the Story Ends' by Captivated Visions @ SBG

Monday, 18 November 2013

Alcohol inks and stamping

I made these two pieces by covering the white glossy card with various alcohol inks and then stamping over them. They are quite different from each other, but both are very effective. I shall probably turn them into cards.

Sunday, 17 November 2013


A digital collage.

Credits: all elements by Tangie Baxter, from various kits all to be found @ SBG

Friday, 15 November 2013

Hope ...

is patience with the lamp lit (Tertullian).

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Decide to fly

A digital piece.

Credits: background mask from 'Collaged Advocado Mint'; all other elements from 'Dreamer', both  by Captivated Visions @ SBG

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

A single step

A digital collage.

Credits: all elements from 'Saffron' by Captivated Visions @ Scrapbook Graphics (SBG)

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Creative Chemistry

A little while ago I took an online course by Tim Holtz, where he shared techniques.

I have at last got around to sharing some of them.

Wednesday, 6 November 2013


 A digital collage.

Credits: all the elements (some altered) are by Captivated Visions @ SBG, from various of her kits

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Be yourself

The background was laid down using three Distress Stains. Having stamped the face onto tissue paper I glued it onto the background. I then added the tape and Distress Stain circles and added the accents and script.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

A different perspective

A digital piece.

Credits: frame from 'Assimilations 2' by T Baxter; all other elements from 'I became Someone Else' by Captivated Visions, both @ SBG

Saturday, 2 November 2013

Great minds...

... discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. (Eleanor Roosevelt)

This page was created by stamping masks still wet from a previous project. I then used Distress Stains to colour the background and added the outlines and writing.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Sometimes ....

... the wrong choices lead us to the right places.
A digital piece.

Credits: all elements from 'Saffron' by Captivated Visions @ SBG