Sunday, January 2, 2011

Happy New Year

Happy New Year readers wherever you are.

I think in 2011 I'm going to try something new as it's become obvious that there isn't any real interest in the challenges posted here so I'm going to be concentrating my efforts over on my own blog Confessions of a craftaholic where I'm starting an altered book project.

I really hope some of you will go and take a look and maybe even have a go at an altered book/journal.

If not I hope 2011 gives you all you wish for and I'll see you around.

Friday, November 19, 2010


For this new challenge I'd like to see you use some fabric on your creations. It may be to cover something, to make a flower, you may make something out of fabric entirely, show me how you use fabric. My two atc's are made out of canvas and collaged and stamped over.

Have fun.

Friday, November 5, 2010


My new theme for the next 2 weeks will be Birds, prompted this week by several flocks of birds, most likely geese flying over the house on their way to warmer places.  It's a sign that the colder times are around the corner although we are experiencing some gorgeous weather at the moment making it hard to think about the snow and ice ahead.

Anyway, less of the waffle and more about the art and my ATC to hopefully inspire you includes stamps from Tim Holtz and Paper Artsy.  Usual rules apply - use a bird image of some form on your artwork but anything goes.  Leave your link at the bottom so I can visit you and leave a message and have fun creating.

For anyone who doesn't have a blog, I've set up a Flikr account where you can upload work and link from there as long as it works.
If that doesn't work then leave me a message in the comments and I'll try to sort it out.


Friday, October 22, 2010


Well, here we go with another challenge and what could be more apropriate this time than Pumpkins. It just had to be didn't it? There can be no shortage of pumpkin inspiration out there for the next two weeks, so as usual add your link at the bottom and show off your pumpkin inspired art work.
I look forward to commenting on your creations.


Friday, October 8, 2010


Thank you so much to all those people who entered the last challenge. I truly enjoyed looking at all of your entries.
For this new challenge the prompt is "Cake".
As usual anything goes as long as you've used the theme as your inspiration. You might use a stamp as I have here,  bake a plate of cup-cakes or think outside the box and create a piece of artwork of Marie Antoinette and her famous phrase "Let them eat cake".
What ever you do link it to our Mr Linky at the bottom so we can all see it
You have two weeks as usual so have fun.

Friday, September 24, 2010


Thank you to Lena for adding her art work to the first challenge. I do hope we'll get some more adding artwork this time around.

Anyway, the challenge for the next two weeks is to use Black.  It's a colour which alot of people may find very difficult to work with unless it's a sympathy card, but actually it can make a pretty bold statement or just add that little 'je ne sais qui' to your work.

So for the next two weeks try to add a little black to your cards, layouts, atc's or altered items and add a link at the bottom so we can see it and comment.

Friday, September 10, 2010


Today is the launch of our brand new fortnightly challenge.
Every two weeks I'll be posting a prompt which could be a word, a phrase, a colour - in fact just about anything.  I ask you to create something, anything taking that word as inspiration. This artwork can be an inchy, atc, card, layout or altered item or indeed anything else you can think of but you must use the word as your inspiration. 

At the bottom (hopefully if it works) I should have put a linky in so you can post your creation onto the link which should appear as a thumbnail picture so everyone else can instantly see what you've created. Click on other link thumbnails to take you to the blogs or gallery's of other people where you can leave them a comment and make their day.

So here goes for the first Scrappy Accents challenge which is Ice-Cream.