Sunday, 27 March 2016

Time Lapse Colouring - First Attempt

Colouring in a stamped design from marie young on Vimeo.

I used my phone and a "Lazy Arm" to take this time lapse. I shall put the image in my journal as it is coloured on Letraset paper rather than cardstock. I had so much fun doing this I went on to make two more, and I can't stop watching them. I've shared them on Facebook and Instagram. I am addicted :-)

The colours I used were:
Grey Green
Tea Green
Blue Pearl
Warm Grey 2
Spectrum Noir BG2

I hope you enjoy watching this as much as I enjoyed making the video.

Marie x

Friday, 25 March 2016

Multi Coloured Blanket

A work in progress

I am having fun creating this random multi-coloured blanket. I was supposed to be using up scraps of yarn, but I keep going out to buy new yarn to add to it as well!

Saturday, 12 March 2016

A doodle with Inktense and Sharpie

The product of a relaxed Saturday morning. I had a blank tag cut from watercolour paper just waiting for ink. I started by sketching my design in pencil and then coloured it using my Inktense blocks as watercolours. When it was dry I outlined the design, and added some extra doodles using a Sharpie (very fine tip).

I love the Inktense blocks. The colours are just so vivid but you can water them right down as well. I hoped to get several more projects finished but everything I made after this just didn't compare, and then I got hungry and saw it was way past lunch so thought I would tidy everything away and try again another day.

Hope you are all having a lovely weekend.

Sunday, 6 March 2016

Happy Mothering Sunday

I used the paper flowers from my previous post to make this simple card for my Mum. I used a card made by the lovely Linda Simpson at Crafty Piece of Heaven as my inspiration. Hers is way better than mine I think!

I appreciate that Mothering Sunday can be a sad day for some and in the past it hasn't always been the happiest day in my calendar. This year I was able to spend the morning with my son and then video messaged my Mum in the afternoon. It was a good day for me this year and I am grateful.

My heart goes out to those who cannot be with their mothers, or who cannot be with their children, for whatever reason.


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