Monday, January 19, 2015

Spectrums and a deer

I used my Christmas money to buy the entire set of Spectrum Noir pencils having read reviews of various pencils online and used them for the first time to colour this deer from the Millie Marotta book - Animal Kingdom:

I love, love, love these pencils!!!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Finished floral rainbow colouring

I've been meaning to post this for a few days as I finally finished it - this is the floral colouring from the Johanna Basford book:

All done using Derwent Inktense pencils.

Friday, January 09, 2015

Second colouring finished

Have I mentioned how much fun I'm having doing these?!

This is another one from the fab Secret Garden book by Johanna Basford

Thursday, January 08, 2015

A work in progress

I'm still enjoying my colouring - here's a work in progress from the fab Johanna Basford book - Secret Garden.

I'm using Derwent Inktense pencils for this one:

Friday, January 02, 2015

First page coloured

I finished my first colouring page and have to say it was really relaxing to do:

Thursday, January 01, 2015

Where did that year go?!

It's 2015?! What happened to 2014?  Happy New Year to anybody that's still visiting me -  I have been useless at crafting and blogging recently but am hoping to remedy that!

I was lucky to receive some Amazon vouchers for Christmas so have treated myself to some colouring books:

The top book has already arrived and I've had a lovely relaxing day colouring in using a cheap set of WHSmith pencils:

Right, I'm off to do some more colouring!!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Pockets - 14th September 2012

Another layout - this one is Matt and Jess all ready for World Book Day at school. 

Jess went as one of Roald Dahl's Witches and Matt went as George from George's Marvellous Medicine.

Materials used: PL and WRMK cards, Tim Holtz alphabet die, funky foam, Technique Tuesday dies, Simple Stories stamps, MAMBI stickers, 

Saturday, October 18, 2014


I haven't been near my craft desk for a while due to a nasty bout of flu followed by Matt's 13th birthday but last night I actually managed to scrap a layout. 

This is Shavercombe Brook waterfall up on Dartmoor that Neil and I visited on a geocaching walk we went on back in September 2012:

Materials used: Bazzill cardstock, My Mind's Eye papers, K & Co printed die-cuts, Memory Box die-cut alphabet, Prima alphabet stickers, MAMBI stickers, Staedtler fineliner pen.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Pockets - 8th September 2012

Another double LO and possibly my favourite so far:

Materials used: PL cards - Cinnamon core kit, Nestabilities circle die-cuts, Bazzill cardstock, Die-versions alphabet die, K & Co acetate die-cuts, Freckled Fawn veneer arrow, Studio Calico wood veneer animals, MAMBI stickers, My Little Shoebox alphabet stickers.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Pockets - 5th September 2012

This was the kids first day back at school - Matt going in to Year 6 and Jess in to Year 1:

Materials used: BH PL cards - midnight, Impression Obsessions alphabet die-cuts, Dienamics die-cuts, Spellbiders arrow die-cut, white Signo pen, Lawn Fawn die-cut, Kaisercraft stamp, Technique Tuesday stamp, black Versafine ink, Bella Blvd washi tape.