tirsdag den 9. oktober 2018

October post #1 - The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition 2018

My October post is about Autumn. I hope you get curious and hop over to TPC.

I wish you a creative and a lovely autumn month.
Hugs, Susan

lørdag den 6. oktober 2018

"Creature Comforts" - *ART*JOURNAL*JOURNEY - OKTOBER 2018

Linda from heARTfullyinspiredby Linda is the host on *AJJ* and the theme is "Creature Comforts"
Thank you Linda for the inspiration.

I immediately came to think of our vacation, at the North Sea,
where there were lots of insects.
One night I managed to get 20 mosquito bites and I'm pretty bothered and my advice is to rub with raw onions, it helps on my mosquito bite and yet I miss that lovely summer.

A little greeting from the North Sea where the fishing boats are pulled up on the beach.

I wish you a creative weekend and the month of October with lots of inspiration.
Hugs, Susan

mandag den 1. oktober 2018

Survivoring Halloween ...

October is Halloween, and different artists have good examples of what meaning it is for them.
I feel scared in the dark ...

Here is the beginning of a poem by Robert Graves


Despair and doubt in the blood:
Autumn, a smell rotten-sweet:
What stirs in the drenching wood?
What drags at my heart, my feet?
What stirs in the wood?

Once in a blasted wood,
A shrieking fevered waste,
We jeered at Death where he stood:
I jeered, I too had a taste
Of Death in the wood.

 Here's what I've used:
DecoArt Media Gesso White, Black and Paste
Andy Skinner/Tando Creative stencil Skullduggery
Andy Skinner/DecoArt stencil Incoqnito

 Archival ink, art journal, fabric with rust, gaze, cardboard, quote chips,
charcoal and watercolor

Forgive if I'm too serious.
One of my favorite writers is Robert Graves and his poem fits my feelings
on this journal page.

I wish you a creative month and come join us

Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 25. september 2018

tirsdag den 11. september 2018

lørdag den 1. september 2018

A mini box with three small stories...

Dear readers our September challenge on SanDee&amelie's Steampunk is started
and here's my little story ...

This little story begins with the box
was found under an excavation where a new metro station will be built.

Three records were discovered ...

Which is about the old laboratory which once stood in the middle of the city.

The journals have a fine marbled cover.

I have used:

DecoArt media Black and White gesso
Texture sand paste, Crackle paint and Matte medium
DecoArt media Fluid Acrylics Cadmium Orange Hue, Cobalt Teal Hue and Quinacridone Gold
Andy Skinner stamp ASCSA5018

(I had this small metal box of 6.0 x 3.5 cm that needed rust makeover.)
Tim Holz stamps, paper pad, distress ink, Archival ink, gear from Amazon and NeoColor ll

(I have made the marblering with the colors and a spartel that I have drawn along the paper.)

Picture of first lady who stands for everything in the old laboratory...

(Here the colors are placed on the stamps with Neocolor ll.)

I hope you forgive me for the long post and if you have reached that far, I wish you would like to play with us on SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges.
Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 28. august 2018

Post #2 August - The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition 2018

Here's a look at my post on TPC.
I hope to see you there and I wish you a creative and crafting day.
Hugs, Susan

søndag den 8. juli 2018

Art for Art's sake

A wonderful challenge on the Art Journal Journey blog as Chris has hosted this month.
Mixed Media Peeled Paint Background.
A good method that Chris has shown and is shown on Youtube too.

Thanks for your good blog, it's always full of inspiration.
I wish you all a very good summer, many hot thoughts from Copenhagen.
Hugs, Susan

Worth a visit

søndag den 1. juli 2018

Just at the moment

Welcome to a varm July Post.
I am inspired by a trip into nature in the very nice weather.

I have used Andy skinner stamps ASCSA 5018, ASCRS01, ASCRS11
Tando Creative Tag
DecoArt media Black and white Gesso
DecoArt media Fluid Acrylies Cobalt Teal Hue and Quinacridone Gold
Americana Decou-page matte

From the desk:
Wasitape, Canvas, Beewax embossing powder, Archival ink and stickers

I have chosen a very limited color palette super simple...
white, black, turquoise and rust
I have used the amazing embossing powder from the emerald creek...

You have 2 months, come and play in the summer challenge with great prizes!
My last post on SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges before summer vacation...

I hope everyone will have a great summer holiday. Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 26. juni 2018

June post #2 - The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition 2018

Skip to TPC and see my last post before the summer vacation, maybe we meet on the beach!

I wish you all good readers a good summer holiday, see you again in August!
Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 12. juni 2018

June Post on The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition - #1

Come see my post on TPC where I have used stamps and oxide colors on photo paper from Tim Holtz.

Thank you for visiting my blog and I wish you a creative day.
Hugs, Susan

fredag den 1. juni 2018

Lights in the Workshop

I started with my tag and some gears, and painted my three colors as shown, but I always change the colors.

Here are all the colors I used:
DecoArt media Fluid Acrylics: Translucent White, Cadmium Orange Hue, Cerulean Blue,
Cobalt Teal Hue, Yellow Oxide and Quinacridone Gold.
DecoArt Crafter's Acrylic Yellow

Even though it's bright and summery, I always have my light on when I work, so I wonder how it was working in dark basements when the machines should run.

I have used Boozybear's amazing Pulley Industrial Light.

From the desk: Canvas, cotton, gear, cardboard and wax.

Come over and play with us and there are great prizes to win.

Thank you for visiting my blog and I wish you a creative day.
Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 22. maj 2018

New post on The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition - #2 Maj

I have shown a journal page and I hope you are curious, you can see it Here

I wish you a happy and creative week,
Hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 8. maj 2018

The Paper Crafting Magazine Scandinavian Edition - Maj #1

Her er min lille bog STØJ som jeg viser på TPC.
Jeg håber at du får lyst til at se hvordan den kom til at se ud
så hop over her.

Jeg ønsker dig rigtige gode kerative dage.
Kram, Susan

tirsdag den 1. maj 2018

Steampunk Shrine

This time it was a shrine to my cherished street finds.
My city is constantly renovating buildings, and there are good finds of rusty screws and other lovely things.

 I had cut the front of the cardboard and the box was done. Everything was glued together and painted with black gesso.

Random places I painted with crackle glaze and sand paste. Marks were also set with a stencil and modeling paste.

And I used DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics: Quinacridone Gold and Yellow Oxide
DecoArt Americana Decou-Page matte
DecoArt Media Antiquing Cream and Titanium White
DecoArt Media Gesso Black, Crackle Glaze, Modeling Paste, Texture Sand Paste and Liquid Glass

From my desk: Brads, box, cardboard, gears, stencil, rubons,
embossing powder and wire.
Found rust screws and some shells from sea urchins

Little details...

I look forward to seeing you, so come join us on

Thanks for your visit to my blog and I wish you a wonderful creative day.
Hugs, Susan

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