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Arty Parrot · 5d ago

Graphic 45 Vintage Hollywood clock

I have needed a new clock in my craft room for months now and I decided it was time to make a new one. I ordered a cheap clock mechanism from the internet and when it came I was ready to go....
Arty Parrot · 1W ago

Back to School Planner from scratch

As part of my Tangie Baxter Creative Crew duties for her Art Journal Emporium I write a Mixed Media blog post each month. This month I created a Back to School Planner from scratch, using so...
Arty Parrot · 1W ago

Graphic 45 Vintage Hollywood Shine card

 This is my card I made for The Fruit Pixie using the Graphic 45 Vintage Hollywood papers and stamp set that can be found in the shop. There are so many things you can do with this beautifu...
Arty Parrot · 2W ago

Graphic 45 Vintage Hollywood little house

  Today I have a project to show you that I made for The Fruit Pixie online craft shop using the Graphic 45 Vintage Hollywood papers and stamps.  My dear hubby bought me the Tim Holtz littl...
Arty Parrot · 3W ago

Borage Art Journal page

  A Few weeks ago I wrote a post for the Fruit Pixie aimed at art journal beginners, which showed you how I build up my art journal pages.  There is a lot out there for art journalers, it h...
Arty Parrot · 1M ago

Sunshine hanging plaque

 I apologise for the long gap between posts this month but my Mum has been in hospital and what with daily life and hospital visiting it has not left much time to craft.   I have had fun th...
Arty Parrot · 1M ago

Trainer birthday card

It was my hubby's birthday last week. He has loved one star trainers ever since they came onto the UK market, so When I spotted this card in the Silhouette design store I thought it would be...
Arty Parrot · 2M ago

Return of the swallows art journal page

As part of my creative crew duties for Tangie and Co I write a blog post each month. My speciality is mixed media so it will always include paint or pastes, inks and crayons. This month I us...
Arty Parrot · 2M ago

Angels are near Art Journal page

 I have been an Art Journaler for about 10 years now and I think it is one of my favourite ways to craft. What I love so much about it is no one judges, you don't have to show it to anyone i...
Arty Parrot · 2M ago

Art Deco card

  This week I have started playing with the Graphic 45 Vintage Hollywood papers and stamps. This is my idea of heaven! I love my old films, when films had a story, believable characters, bea...