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Crafty Makes · 15h ago

VIDEO: Try This Watercolor Painting Texture Technique

I love playing around with watercolor painting textures! There are lots of different ways to make really interesting watercolor textured backgrounds and features for your art journal pages, painting projects and even for cardmaking too, it is the med...
Crafty Makes · 1W ago

VIDEO: 5 Ways With Background Dies

What are your favourite background dies at the moment and how do you use them? Do tell in the comments below, I would love to hear because today I have a video with my five favourite ways to use background dies. The ideas that I am sharing today are ...
Crafty Makes · 2W ago

VIDEO: Art Journal Page With Patterned Paper And Brush Pen

Cast your mind back to two weeks ago... I shared an art journal page video called 'Abstract Shapes Art Journal Page Tutorial', yeah, I know I REALLY need to work on my titles! Well in that video I mentioned that I made a whole bunch of art journal pa...
Crafty Makes · 3W ago

VIDEO: Using Stencils With Watercolours in Your Art Journal Or Sketchbook

My video share today is all about using stencils and watercolours. I really enjoy using wa...
Crafty Makes · 4W ago

VIDEO: Abstract Shapes Art Journal Page Tutorial

I'm happy to say that I have a video to share today. I know it has been a while since my last video due to my little break, but last Friday I spent a day filming videos, and so here we are! New video time!So this week I am sharing my start to finish ...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

Making Shaped Cards With Creative Dies Plus

I've been making lots of cards this week. Article work has been keeping me busy but I have also had the opportunity to try out the Creative Dies Plus Stitched and Pierced nesting dies from C...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

PaperArtsy Found Object Gel Skin

I was on the PaperArtsy blog recently with a project for their Found Objects theme, did you see it? I decided to go for a gel skin-based project using an old washer and a large grommet both found in the street, 'coz that is what I do, I find rubbish ...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

Looking For Advice PLUS VIDEO: Art Slice Round-Up April 2017

So I have been a little bit quieter than usual on social media recently for a few reasons. One fun reason is that I am trying to redesign my blog and perhaps even my whole career at this point. But the not so fun reason is that this is kind of leadin...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: Easy Flower Painting Technique

Do you like getting your fingers covered in paint? Well if you do then I am sharing the perfect easy flower painting technique for your art journaling today in my video this week. Yep it is all finger painting this week. But never fear, if you don't ...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

7 Art and Craft Books To Read This Month

I love books, obviously I love the internet too, but I still love the physicality of books and I love being able to flick through art and craft books for reference, knowledge and inspiration. So back in January I shared the art books I was reading th...