Raven, Rook, & Hooded Crow

Big or small, brightly coloured or pastel, solid or full of speckles (and life!), bird eggs have always fascinated me. So, naturally, I wanted to create a few egg-based collages. The antique book shop in Petersfield supplied the plate, and William Harvey's Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium (1651) helped with the title. So here it is [...]

Introduction to My Collages: Lady Chapel #1

If you visited the Crafts section of my blog, then you probably know that I often find it hard to actually use craft supplies, having a tendency to "save" things (for some "better times", I guess?). Well, if I chicken-out (foreshadowing for my next post) like that in regards to mass-produced paper that I could [...]

Steampunk Postcard

I've been meaning to make something steampunky for a long time, but somehow never actually have (until now). So this is my first steampunk creation (many firsts for me this year)! I am quite pleased with it and hope you'll like it too. This steampunk postcard features a lot of stamping and embossing, some patterned [...]

ABCD: Sketch Challenge

This was my first attempt to follow a sketch, and with this card I am hoping to qualify for two sketch challenges. The letter/number pattern was made using the Tim Holtz "Typo" layering stencil. The typewriter stamp is by Cavallini & Co, and this the first time I used anything by that company. It comes [...]