Doodling Tricks & Tips: Using Your Leftover Ink or Paint

I've mentioned before that I will often use leftover spray ink, paint etc to add colour to a blank page. Yes I really do this and when feeling a bit aimless I will use one of these pre-coloured random backgrounds. As you may expect the results are shall we say, a little unpredictable, especially since when wiping up leftover inks I completely disregard what might look good, what colours match and anything else resembling an actual thought process - I... Read more →

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Six Ways to Use Magicals from Lindy's Stamp Gang

There are 2 questions I get asked on an almost weekly basis: What's the difference between the Lindy's Stamp Gang Products and I've just bought some Magicals, now what do I do with them? To answer one of these questions - today I'll be covering my six favourite ways to use Magicals (aka Magical Powders) from Lindy's Stamp Gang. Yes I'm sorry - you're probably going to want to buy some of these versatile little pots! What are Magicals? Magicals... Read more →

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Which Electronic Cutter is Best for Me? A Comparison of 5 Popular Machines

So I'm looking for a personal electronic cutter and honestly finding the whole thing a bit confusing, so to help me (and hopefully some of you all as well) I've created a comparison table so it's easier to see what the differences are! First what am I looking for specifically, what do I want to do with it? I'm looking for one machine that can: Cut paper Cut fabric - to make flowers or t-shirt logos Cut Matt board or... Read more →

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Doodling for Beginners

So you've seen some truly fabulous doodling on Pinterest and Google Images and you'd like to try it for yourself, but one problem - where do you start? Well if you are a doodling newbie then start here, but be sure to check out my section on DOODLING as this page is really only a very brief introduction. What Is Doodling? What is a doodle anyway? Wikipedia defines a doodle as: 'an unfocused or unconscious drawing made while a person's... Read more →

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Kate's Copic Coloured Apple Wireless Keyboard

OK I promised more details and here they are, this was heaps of fun, relatively easy and mess free and after using it for more than 2 months now, the colours are still perfect! You can watch the whole process in the clip below or read on: The whole idea started when I saw these pins on Pinterest - a rainbow of stickers for your Mac keyboard, I followed the link to find they were no longer available. The wheels... Read more →

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Crayon Art Canvas with Magicals Background

Something a little different today - I'm creating an Off-the-page project using my yummy sparkly paints from Lindy's Stamp Gang. Magicals and Color Shots are amazing pots of powder paint, shimmery, intense and oh so versatile. The Magicals in particular are specially formulated to work as a paint when added to water and are suitable for use on paper, wood, canvas - basically most porous surfaces. The thing I love most about these is you can control the shimmer intensity... Read more →

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Day 20: Ink Pad Storage

I can't be the only person out there with almost 100 ink pads to organise - yes I know that's a lot of ink pads, I also KNOW I am not alone (go on count yours, they add up faster than you expect!). It is now the time to figure out how I'm going to store these little guys as presently they are all over the place, draws, shelves, stacked etc. So I've done a little browsing and here are... Read more →

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Day 11: Ten Tips for Lazy Crafters

Today I'm going to provide some tips for lazy crafters - based on observations of myself (a self-confessed lazy crafter) which I hope may be helpful for others. Tracy from Get Organised Blog mentions the following in Disorganised or Lazy? The site isn't about crafting or art organisation, but I felt that this, in particular might resonate with others, as it did for me..... “Clutter accumulates where energy stagnates & energy stagnates where clutter accumulates” Karon Kingston No wonder then... Read more →

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