Archives For April 2013

I often sketch or block out layout ideas to help me overcome those missing mojo moments. It’s been over a week since I was able to get into my craft room so today when I got the chance to play, rather than waste precious time, I thought I’d reach for one of those ice-breakers and see what I could create.

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Chainmaille Experiments

April 21, 2013 — 5 Comments

Ever since my teens I have had a fascination with jewellery making techniques, especially those that satisfy my need for a sense of order. Chainmaille therefore serves both of these requirements very well and I’ve had great fun trying out different variations and combinations so I thought that I would share with you a selection of my favourite creations.

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Zombie Greeting Card

April 20, 2013 — 2 Comments

It’s not something that everyone would have thought of making however when a couple of friends were recently successful in getting funding in order to launch a Zombie themed venture I felt it only right that I sent them something to say congratulations!

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During the recent shows on Create and Craft TV I received a number of questions asking about the masking techniques that I highlighted during the demonstrations so I thought that I would put together a step by step overview of how to do this technique.

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There are not many nicer things in life than getting a gift out of the blue.  Imagine my delight then when a little book of treasures turned up in the Create and Craft offices with my name on it! Continue Reading…

With the dust just about settled I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to each and every person that placed an order during the Inkadinkado Stamping Gear shows.  I sincerely hope that you get as much fun from it as I did.  I plan to create some more blog posts in the coming weeks with more ideas on how to use the system but for now, here’s a gallery featuring some of the inspirational finished projects that were sent over from the incredibly talented Inkadinkado team. Continue Reading…

So it’s been a busy first show launching the Stamping Gear System from Inkadinkadoo and we have covered a range of techniques on air. In the first show I highlighted some basic techniques for using with this system so I thought that I would create a quick post to show you them again in case you missed them.

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Tomorrow I will have the privilege of launching the Inkadinkado Stamping Gear, from EK Success, on Create and Craft TV at 2pm on Friday 12th April (yes, tomorrow!).

I am very excited by the simplicity and creativity of the system and I hope to be able to share what I have discovered with you all later on today – in the meantime, here’s a quick overview of what is in store …

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A Gremlin In The Works

April 2, 2013 — 2 Comments

Ever have a project turn out totally different to how you intended? Well that’s exactly what happened to me – there was definitely a gremlin in the works.

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