Product spotlight: 7 Dots Studios Fortune Teller collection pack

Hi there Polkadot! I had so much fun making this page, I tell you. ¬†But even as many ‘OMG this is going all wrong’ moments ūüėČ ¬†The ugly stage is real peeps, it’s real. Loads of fun! ¬†This is also part of a challenge by Joggles.com: the art journal adventure. ¬†I was planning to work … More Product spotlight: 7 Dots Studios Fortune Teller collection pack

Product Spotlight: new stencil by Studio Light

Hi there Polkadot! Time to get out your markers! Look at this texture… Yum yum ūüôā This is Rangers texture paste on watercolor paper. ¬†Because the stencil is made out of rather thick plastic, you can create great texture. ¬†Perfect for coloring. ¬†I took out all of my pink distress markers, but I ended up … More Product Spotlight: new stencil by Studio Light

Finding inspiration on social media: Live fast and die young

Hi there Polkadot! This is another instalment in the finding inspiration series. ¬†This time I challenged myself to get out my gel press and join Birgit Koopsen in making tissue paper. She showed a video on her instagram account. Probably my most favorite thing to do lately is collaging with gelli printed tissue papers. You … More Finding inspiration on social media: Live fast and die young

Finding inspiration: lyrics (2) – don’t waste time

Hi there Polkadot! Last time we spoke, I told you about the inspiration I got while hearing Radiohead’s Karma Police. ¬†Well, the same night, ‘Knights of Cydonia’ was on too. ¬†And the ‘don’t waste time or time will waste you’ had the same sticky effect on me. ¬†So hence the journal layout. To spice up … More Finding inspiration: lyrics (2) – don’t waste time

Finding Inspiration: Lyrics – For a minute there

Hi there Polkadot! I went on a Dylusions craze in my art journal. ¬†Care to join me? I probably already told you about my special relationship with the Dylusions sprays. ¬†I love their color. ¬†There simply isn’t any other medium that has their brightness, except maybe for the paints in the same brand. ¬†But. ¬†And … More Finding Inspiration: Lyrics – For a minute there

Wild at heart

Hi there Polkadot, Long time no see. ¬†On the final half of last year I emerged myself in scrapbooking a lot. ¬†I had to finish a commissioned wedding album and had several workshops to prepare for the local scrapbook store. So, as we do as the year ends, I had some thinking to do. ¬†I … More Wild at heart

Happy new year

Hi there Polkadot! Let’s begin the new year with a card. I received this bundle of gilding waxes by Creative Expressions to create stuff for the Cartnscrapart blog. ¬†It is a really grey and dark day today, so it was rather impossible to capture the sheer glow of those waxes on my paper! I tried … More Happy new year