søndag den 1. november 2020

Winterstorm - November/December

 New SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges. Remember it is a two month challenge November/December 2020. We will love to se your project.

The snow is flying on fields and meadows, withered stumps and
flower stands sticking their stems up over the snow,
frost in the air on a clear bright blue sky with faint stars.

That's what I imagined when I made my tag...

If you want to know how I have rusted my focal point, then read here:
1 deciliter of vinegar and 1 deciliter of water, put it on a spray bottle.
Take the things you want to rust - put other old rusty things in the package, but before you wrap it all in old cotton fabric, the fabric must be wetted with your vinegar/water solution so the fabric is moist, wrap it all tightly and put string around many times. Put it in a plastic container, spray with your solution and repeat for a few days until you see that the fabric is stained by rust-
unpack your package and see the good result

I have used: DecoArt Media Black Gesso and Crackle Paint
DecoArt Dazzling Metallics Ice Blue
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Titan Buff and Quinacridone Gold

I have also used  metal ephemera, fabric, stars, gaze and die.

SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges

I wish you a good Christmas holiday and that you may have good health for you and your family, get well into the new year.

Hugs, Susan

torsdag den 1. oktober 2020

Matchbox with mini envelopebook

I am part of a book club where a lot of exciting books happen as inspiration.

 This little envelope book has been fun to make and I hope you like it.

I have decorated a sheet of thin marker block paper with lots of DecoArt paint on my Gelliplate.

As you can see it is very small : 6x4 cm

The little book has pockets and there I have put tags.

Front and back sides on the tags.

I have used: DecoArt Media Black Gesso and Liquid Glass Clear
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Cobalt Teal Hue, Cobalt Turqoise Hue, Dioxazine Purple,
Cadmiun Orange Hue, Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide

The full length is: 24.5cm.

Front of the book

I have also used my sewing machine, linen thread, ephemera, Die matchbox from Tim Holtz,
stamp, metal paper and tags.

It was a very long post, Thank you for holding on so far...

 May you all have a wonderful and creative October.
Big hugs, Susan

tirsdag den 1. september 2020

My Field Notes - September 2020

September Challenge on SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges

I know I will miss the summer, but I also hope that we will have a
good autumn where we can breathe freely, meet those we have missed with
open arms and give them a good hug.

I have had fun with this journal, the pages I have colored on my gelliplate and added collage,with retro glossy scraps from flea markets.

The journal has a tab binding that I have seen on youtube with DeeDee Catron and Dina Wakley, the method is smart as you can take your single pages and put them together into a journal.

I have used: DecoArt media fluid acrylics Burnt Orange, Paynes Grey, Sap Green, Titan Buff, Cobalt Teal Hue, Yellow Green Light and
DecoArt Crafter's Acrylic Citrus Green

I have also used: Gelliplate, watercolorpaper, painting tape, teabags, stamps, scraps, sewing machine, thread and rubons

Last page

My journal is 8x18 cm 

I wish you all a fantastic September with lots of creative hours.
Hugs, Susan

onsdag den 1. juli 2020

Reach The Beach

Hello lovely readers, July and August are our Summer Special Challenge at
and there is plenty of time to join us.

What is not more beautiful to stand by the blue sea looking
at the horizon. I always think of the blue sky, warm air
with a light breeze, light summer food with fruit from the sea.

 This year we are not leaving, with all the strange things that have happened,
my husband and I have managed well we have not been sick
and our supermarket has delivered food to the door. We are very grateful

I am very fond of fluid acrylic because they can be used as watercolor,
so here you see what colors I have used, very diluted.

I have used:
DecoArt media Fluid Acrylics:
Cobalt Teal Hue, Cerulean Blue, Yellow Oxide and English Red Oxide
Americana Decou-Page Matte

Lots of ephemera and as the bottom of my tag laid a napkin divided into three
where one of these is glued on and used as watercolor paper.
As the last I sewed around the edges with black thread.

We vill love to see you at 

I wish you all a wonderful summer with many creative projects
here from Copenhagen, Denmark
Hugs, Susan

mandag den 1. juni 2020

The universal creativity

Dear readers
If there is anything that I really appreciate, it is to be able to sit down
at my desk to experiment and create a project, use colors and papers.
I feel very grateful that I have the opportunity.

Today I used my black journal from Ranger.

I have used:
DecoArt Media Modeling Paste/White Gesso
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Quinacridone Burnt Orange,
Paynes Grey and Cobalt Teal Hue
DecoArt Media Metallic Lustre Brilliant Turquoise

Gear from Tando Creative

There is a new challenge at SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges
on June 1st - come and join us, we will be glad to see you

Designer Paper, stencil and bling

Come join us and we will be glad to

I hope all is well and you will have a creative month.
Hugs, Susan

fredag den 1. maj 2020

Bug's Tale

I love old and weathered wood, the sun is shining and
warming my body, it is soon summer and I will
be dancing with my species companions.

Come and play with us at SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges

I have used:
DecoArt Crafter's Acrylic Christmas red
DecoArt Media: Crackle Paint, Matte Medium, Black Gesso and
Antiqning Cream Medium Grey
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics: Paynes Grey, Cobalt Turquoise hue,
English Red Oxide, Yellow Oxide and Quinacridone Gold

Tando Creative Technique Tags and Industrial Elements 

Dried branches with flowers hanging close to my path this vinter.

Have a creative and crafting month, and stay safe.
Hugs, Susan

søndag den 1. marts 2020

A Journal Page - Author's letter

We look forward to seeing you

My female author is on research in Paris, this city that exudes
vintage and steampunk style,
so the old typewriter was packed and brought along on the journey.

I have used:
DecoArt Media Gesso White
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics Raw Umber, Sap Green, Titan Buff,
Quinacridone Burnt Orange, Quinacridone Gold
DecoArt Crafter's Acrylic Citrus Green

There is nothing to sit at the Vitorian hotel, and write in the journal about all the
experiences seen during this trip.

See all the local attractions such as museums and churches that she loves.

We must always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder.
(E.B. White)

I have also used: 
Tim Holtz dies and stamps, gears, frame, stamps, Archival ink, brayer and quote.

Come play with us at SanDee&amelie's Steampunk Challenges
We will love to see you.

Have a great March for all the creative stuff you may have.
Hugs, Susan
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