lørdag den 25. marts 2017

New Houses

 I have played around with the new oxide colors and my new houses.
I love Tim's new dies.

Thanks for visiting and I wish you a good weekend.
Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 21. marts 2017

Sneak Peek #2 The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition March 2017

You can see my post # 2 for March here, I hope that you have become curious and come over and see my my contribution for Easter.

I wish you a good crafty day.
Hugs, Susan

fredag den 10. marts 2017

Paint with infusions on your own background

I have put my manila tag into two challenges PaperArtsy "Paint with infusions" and Simon Says Monday challenge "Make your own background".
Leandra has shown Infusions with grunge paste which inspired me to try Infusions mixed with Glazing liquid, the colors were permanently and I could easily work with Distress oxide and other media.

I have used:
PaperAtsy Infusions: Golden Sands, A Bit Jaded and BlackCurrant
Glazing Liquid from Golden
Spellbinders stamp Big woodgrain and Butterfly Duo from Sizzix
Archival ink jet black and Clear embossing powder
Distress Oxide, Gold Foil and flax string

I wish you all a creative day.
Hugs, Susan

Link to: PaperArtsy #3
Link to: Simon Says Monday Challenge

onsdag den 8. marts 2017

Everything Art - Wanderlust 2017 Week #7

Abstract Floral Painting with Clair Bremner.
I came really out of my comfort zone. I got tested using a single brush strokes. I need to practice in this method

I wish you all a crafty day.
Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 7. marts 2017

Sneak Peek #1 The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition March 2017

You can see my post for March here, I hope that you have become curious and come over and see my use of Oxide Inks. 

I wish you a crafty day.
Hugs, Susan

Everything Art - Wanderlust week #6

I was surprised how much I still remember from our wedding. It was a lot of fun making this journal page. Thanks to Amanda Grace "The Love Letter" for the inspiration.

I wish you all a crafty day.
Hugs, Susan

lørdag den 4. marts 2017

Out and About on *Art*Journal*Journey* March

It is a good theme Yvonne - Meggysway have found, and here is what I see when I stand on my balcony.
 I had to try a method of covering with white acrylic color. First I started gluing pieces of paper on my page and then I painted with different colors, afterwards I drew some organic forms. The entire page was covered with transparent gesso for pastel color.
I also tried colored charcoal which worked really well.

Thanks for visiting my blog and I wish you a good crafty day.
Hugs, Susan

onsdag den 1. marts 2017

New March challenge on SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges

To start my canvas I glued on an extra coarse piece of canvas which then was painted with black and blue paint. After drying I put a good layer of crackle medium on. At last I used titan buff for the cracks and cobalt teal blue to run down the middle.

I found the various elements as shown on my photo. I have stamped on tissue paper and sticked it on my canvas

 I have used: DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Titan Buff, Yellow Oxide, Cobalt Teal Hue, Prussian Blue Hue, Paynes Grey and Translucent White.
Americana Weathered Wood Crackle Medium and Decou-Page Matte.

From my stash: 13x18 cm canvas, cling stamps from Graphic45, 3D pads, tissue paper, old book page, coarse canvas, pictures from Alpha Stamps, Prima star, rusty plate found on the street, Tim Holtz card, Ranger ink pad java bean and Distress ink walnut stain 

Come over on SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges to participate and have the chance to win great prizes. I wish you a great crafty and good day.
Hugs, Susan

onsdag den 22. februar 2017

Simon Says "Transport It"

To be transported on a sailing ship can be an experience, and to feel the wind and sea spray in the face is refreshing ...
It's a beautiful examples from the DT on Simon Says blog and it inspired me a lot.

I have used: #12 tag, Tim Holtz Thinlits Holiday Greens and Tiny Tattered Florals, Lost and Found clear stamp, stencil Stripes, Distress ink Wilted Violet and Salty Ocean, Archival ink jet black,Dina Wakley paint White, Stamp from PaperArtsy HP 1202, Fresco Finish Terracotta and Buff, Acryl Pluscolor Lime Green from CChobby, Ecoline Brush Pen Magenta and Deep Green and white Pen.

I wish you a creative and good day.
Hugs, Susan

Simon Says "Transport It" 

tirsdag den 21. februar 2017

Sneak Peek #2 on The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition Feburay 2017

This time I went for my carving tools and carved myself a new stamp.
You can see what and how here

I wish you a lovely and crafty day. Hugs, Susan.

søndag den 12. februar 2017

Fifty Shades of RED - *Art*Journal*Journey*

Linda K from heARTfully has as a guest on Art Journal Journey blog chosen this theme. It's almost Valentine and the White Rabbit thinks of everything that is red, love, hearts and roses.

I wish you all a crafty day.
Hugs, Susan

Valentine - PaperArtsy Topic #2 Masks

The video from Stampin'Up "two minute technique" is a great way for a beginner and I use it often. Thanks to PaperArtsy for displaying different videos that I can learn from.

I stamped with gray ink, drawed the bird band where I should have my hearts to hang. After I had stamped on my masking tape, I cut out the motives and placed them. I distressed my tag and then used my stencil. The motives were colorized and the hearts got 3D pads and were put on.

I have used: Studio 490 stamp set scs140
Distress ink fra Ranger, broken china, twisted citron, wilted violet, tumbled glass and lucky clover
Archival ink watering can and carnation red
Tim Holtz thinlits shape strips and stencil mini set 21
12# tag watercolor and black paper and masking tape from tesa
Glitter pen, silk ribbon and water brush 

Jeg wish you a crafty and nice day.
Hugs, Susan

PaperArtsy Topic #2 - Masks Challenge

fredag den 10. februar 2017

Everything Art - Wanderlust 2017 course week #3

In course week #3 the theme is "Wilna's Art - three ways". The tutorial is by Wilna Furstenberg. Her flowers are very delicate and reminds me of porcelain we have here in Denmark. I have created several examples of these flowers and it was difficult, I was too cautious and made very small flowers which was almost impossible to color, so I went up in size, I ended up with this journal page. As you know, practice makes perfect.

Have a crafty and a nice day.
Hugs, Susan

torsdag den 9. februar 2017

Everything Art - Wanderlust 2017 Challenge #1

I was very exicited to participate in the first challenge on Wanderlust, where we have to capture the essence of January. I have chosen the three colours as shown below. I love that the dark hours of January gets lighten up by the snow.  

Thanks for visiting my blog.
Have a nice day.
Hugs, Susan.

onsdag den 8. februar 2017

Everything Art - Wanderlust 2017 Course week #2

This weeks theme in the Wanderlust course is "Making Magic" and I was very inspired by Mary Wancerin and her canvas here in week #2 of the course. I used my art journal, and this is my result. I used the techniques shown by Mary Wancerin and ended up with lots of layers of colour and different layers of scraps.
I tried out with lots of bright colours to really challenge my self and my comfort zone which usually is more darker colours.

Have a crafty day.
Hugs, Susan.
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