Monday 11 December 2023


 Again this year I challenged myself to create an art journal page each month.

So here is December’s and my last page for 2023.

Inked through a couple of stencils for the background and stamped one of my girls by PaperArtsy.

Sharing over at Creative Fingers, Passion for Promarkers and Happy Little Stamper challenge.

Friday 10 November 2023


 Managed to grab an hour at my craft table and create my art journal page for November.

Sharing over at Passion for Promarkers (used my favourite background stamp), Lil Patch of Crafting Friends  and CRAFT challenge .

Friday 20 October 2023


 Inky background and an image by Vera Lane Studio coloured using Promarkers and coloured pencils.

Sharing over at CRAFT and The Corrosive challenge.

Friday 13 October 2023


 Journal page for October and joy of joys I had a new stamp to ink up by Funky Fossil Designs.

Sharing over at Passion for Promarkers, Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Creative Fingers and Crafts Galore Encore challenge.

Monday 9 October 2023


 A Halloween card using images by Vera Lane Studio.

Used a brick stencil for the background to this card.

Images coloured using Promarkers.

Sharing over at Crafty Calender, Happy Little Stampers and Fab n Funky challenge.

Sunday 24 September 2023

Trio of

 …Snowman. Stamps by AAll and Create designer Janet Klein.

Coloured with Promarkers and used some colourful papers for the background.

Sharing over at ABC Christmas, Crafts Galore Encore, Happy Little Stamper and Creative Fingers challenge.

Wednesday 20 September 2023

Autumnal Vibe

 My September journal page has an autumnal vibe this month.

Stamping Bella image coloured with Promarkers and inky background with a touch of washi tape.

Sharing over at Passion for Promarkers, We Love Stamping, Stamping Sensations and Crafty Calender challenge.

Wednesday 23 August 2023



A quick and simple Christmas card to add to the stash box. 
With some added glitter!

Sharing over at Christmas Craft Creations, ABC Christmas challenge and Happy Little Stamper challenge.

Monday 21 August 2023

Big Hugs


Quarter fold card using papers by Funky Fossil.
Coloured the quirky Stampotique puppy images using Promarkers and used a circle punch to make the little windows for them to peak out of.

Sharing over at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, Allsorts (all creatures great and small), Creative Fingers and The Corrosive challenge.

Thursday 17 August 2023

Smart Girl

 Here is my art journal page for August.

I inked up one of my stamp designs for PaperArtsy and coloured her with Promarkers.
Then created an inky background for her and sat her on a washi tape border.

Sharing over at Lil Patch of Craft Friend, Crafty Calender and Crafts Galore challenge with their anything goes theme.

Wednesday 26 July 2023

Snow Globe


Made this snow globe using acetate, sequins and some papers.

The images used to decorate it are some stamps by AveryElle.

Sharing over at ABC Christmas, Aud Sentiment and Christmas Craft Creations,

Wednesday 19 July 2023


 Here is my art journal page for July.

I used a quirky image by Stampotique which was coloured using Promarkers.

I created an inky background using stencils and some stamping.

Sharing over at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends,  Creative Artiste challenge, 

We love stamping and The Corrosive challenge

Friday 14 July 2023

Go wild

 Went wild with the colours and the image by Vera Lane Studio.

Inky and stamped backgrounds too with a little hidden tag/pocket.

Sharing over at Passion for Promarkers, Creative Fingers challenge and Happy Little stampers (stencil challenge).

Wednesday 28 June 2023

Heat Embossing Christmas


Here is another card for mid challenge inspiration and my guest designer spot over at Christmas Craft Creations.

I inked through a stencil, then heat embossed the snowflakes, added more stamping and then a sprinkle of white Frantage chunky embossing powder to create the background.

Hope you are able to enter the challenge over at Christmas Craft Creations this month with the theme heat embossing.

Sunday 25 June 2023

June Rain!

 Here is my art journal page for June. I am really happy that I have kept up with one art journal page a month and so am half way through!

The image is one I designed for PaperArtsy a few years ago and is coloured with Promarkers/watercolour pencils.

Sharing over at Crafts Galore Encore , Creative Fingers and We Love to Create  challenge.

Wednesday 14 June 2023

Christmas Craft Creations Guest Design

I was very pleased to be picked as winner and guest designer recently over at Christmas Craft Creations.

Today a new challenge launches with the theme…

Here is the card I made using an inky background, black heat embossed image by Penny Black and a sprinkle of Frantage chunky embossing powder.

Hope you will hop over to Christmas Craft Creations blog and enter this months challenge!


Saturday 27 May 2023

Alien Paper clip


Created a little altered paper clip topper for my card.
Image is by Kate Crane and was coloured using Promarkers.
Lots of stamping on background papers and also some stencilling using lime green inks.

Tuesday 16 May 2023


May’s art journal page.
Inky background using two stencils and some stamping.
Washi tape and Stamping Bella image coloured using Promarkers.


Monday 8 May 2023

Bits and Bobs Art Doll

Made this art dolls using all sorts of scraps of paper and card…it is was all lay on top of a postcard I received from a Farmer Gracey delivery I received and the little bird was fussy cut from part of the card too. The face is a stamped image coloured with alcohol pens and coloured pencils by Stampotique.

Sharing over at Creative Fingers, CRAFT and Creative Artiste challenge.


Saturday 29 April 2023

Birthday Wishes


Mini moos turned into a girly card. Mounting them onto some black cardstock to create a frame.
Sharing over at Passion for Promarkers and Allsorts challenge.

Tuesday 25 April 2023

White Christmas!

 Keeping up my monthly Rudolph card makes and so here is my Christmas card for April 25th.

Went for a bit of humour this time.

Stamp Miss Dee by Janet Klein for AAll and Create.

Sharing over at Christmas Craft Creations, Scraps of Life (Rudolph challenge) and CRAFT (Christmas)

Monday 24 April 2023

Features a Creature

 Still making mini moos and using these lovely images by Janet Klein for AAll and Create.

Made a duo of Mini Moos and made them into a cute 4” square card and also made a little gift tag too.

Sharing over at We Love Stamping and Allsorts challenge l

Friday 21 April 2023



Here is my art journal page for April.
Love this old quirky image and went with green/blue inky background for a touch of spring garden!
Coloured with Promarkers and added some washi tape too.

Sharing over at Creative Fingers, Passion for Promarkers and Happy Little Stampers stencil challenge.

Tuesday 28 March 2023


 My art journal page for the month of March!

Stamp by Stampotique and an inky background with added washi tape!

Sharing over at Creative Fingers and CRAFT challenge.

Wednesday 15 March 2023

Half Way Moos

 At the half way point of the Mini Moo challenge that Vera Lane Studio is running this month.

Here are all my mini moos. Everyone starts with an inky stencilled background and plenty of stamping.

Sharing over at Creative Fingers challenge and Happy Little Stampers (stencils).

Tuesday 7 March 2023

Mini Moos Week 1

 I have enjoyed making these Mini Moos for a challenge over at Vera Lane Studio and Janet Klein stamps.

They are such tiny things but a really good challenge for a crafter.

Lots of inky stencilled backgrounds, washi tape and of course images coloured with Promarkers.

Sharing over at CRAFT (not a card) and  Elli Belle’s Corner (anything goes)

Sunday 26 February 2023

I like me!

 Squeezed in some art journaling before February is over!

Used my favourite stamp I designed for PaperArtsy some time ago.

Coloured with Promarkers, created an inky background using Distress ink and a brick stencil.

Sharing over at Creative Fingers, Passion for Promarkers and We love stamping.

Saturday 25 February 2023

Rudolph Day in February

 Its the 25th February and I have had some time today to make my Christmas card for this month.

The die cut was one I snaffled in the sale at Hobbycraft…bargain at £1.50!

Coloured my image with Promarkers and embellished with gems and ribbon border, plus a touch of glitter.

Sharing over at CRAFT (Christmas), ABC Christmas (die cuts), Scraps of Life and Crafty Calender challenge (ribbon).

Sunday 19 February 2023

Flower Girl


Made this birthday card using some pretty new papers I have bought. Add a stamping Bella girl which I coloured using Promarkers and also used Promarkers to colour match the little added paper flowers.

Thursday 26 January 2023


 Here is my card for Christmas in January I like to make a card each month throughout the year saves the mad panic in November.

Tried a Dutch barn fold and stamped images is coloured with Promarkers.

Sharing over at Allsorts (spots and stripes), CRAFT (Christmas) and ABC Christmas (anything goes)

Tuesday 17 January 2023

First Journal Page of 2023

Used an inky background and coloured this Stamping Bella image using Promarkers. 
Decided my journal this year will have I am phrases throughout it. Added some little icy turquoise sequins to finish off the page.

Sharing over at Crafty Calendar, Allsorts, and Creative Fingers challenge


Wednesday 11 January 2023

2023 Journal

 Used two small canvases to make the cover and then nestled a little zig zag journal inside it.

The cover was decorated using lots of paints and inks through stencils. Then some Funky Fossil papers and embellished with stitched border, buttons and some neon velvet ribbon.

Sharing over at CRAFT (New-journal), Allsorts (something new-my 2023 journal and new paper pad) and  Mix it up challenge.