Thursday, 24 September 2020

This week at Vera Lane Studio

Hello everyone,

Happy Thursday ! For today's Vera Lane Studio post I have made a postcard and a mini journal page.

This set was released this week and is called "dog mom". So cute isn't she? I coloured the postcard with pigmentpowders and added texture paste through a stencil. I added stamping and washi tape and put mom and dog over the top. A Tim Holtz small talk sticker and some doodling finished it off.  
You'll find her HERE. 

I had another rat printed out so decided to use her today. I created a simple background for her with washi tape, a little paint and some stamping. She was coloured with Copics, cut out and adhered to the page. I added some Tim Holtz Clippings as a sentiment. 

You'll find her and her friends HERE

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

Wednesday, 23 September 2020


Hello everyone,

Welcome to my blog where today I am sharing an art journal spread that I made for VivaLasVegaStamps!  I was a relatively simple one too but I enjoyed making it.

Here's how I made it:

First I painted the pages with shades of blue and purple. I mixed in white paint to get some different hues. 

Next I stamped this doily (a full list of the stamps I used is at the bottom of my post) and heat embossed it with white powder. So pretty ! 

I then added some stamping on the background.

Next I stamped, coloured and cut out this lady.

Here she is all finished on the page. I added some washi tape here and there, some doodles and a word that I cut out of a sentiment. 

I have used the following stamps:

Other materials :

Acrylic paints: PaperArtsy
Ice Blue, Summer Sky, Snowflake and Forget me Not. 
WOW embossing powder in white 
Archival inks in Jet Black and Deep Purple
Versafine ink - Morning mist
Copic markers

Thank you so much for stopping by today ! 

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

A card with a chuckle..

Hello everyone,

welcome to my blog where today I am sharing a card I made for AALL & Create. There is a process video too if you would like to see how I made it.

This was great fun to make and I had a little giggle about the sentiment which I typed on my old typewriter. 

Here are some step-by-step photos; or you can click HERE to see the video or go via de link below, just click the words YouTube at the bottom:

I started off with stamping the hat, masking it and then stamping the pig over the top. This way they become one image. Of course you could just as easy stamp them separately and glue them over the top of each other. 

I coloured her/him with Copic Markers. 

The background was made with acrylic paints and this stencil. 

I added some heat embossing over the top of the paint. I used WOW embossing powder, regular white. 

Some stamping was next. After stamping I inked up the edges of the card. 

And here it is all put together. 

I have used the following stamps and stencils:

#113 - Lotza Squares by Autour de Mwa
#97 - Starry Night by Janet Klein
#338 - Background Noise by Janet Klein
#284 - Hat Drama by Janet Klein
#345 - Bacon by Janet Klein

More information about all the fabulous AALL & Create products:

Thank you for stopping by today !

Thursday, 17 September 2020

Happy Halloween

Hello everyone,

For today's inspiration piece for Country View Challenges I have made a Halloween postcard. The challenge is all about opposite colours on the colour wheel. I chose purple and yellow. I filmed the process so you can watch how I made it on YouTube. (Link below)


Click HERE or on the picture below:

Hope you enjoy watching. 

Thank you so much for stopping by.

This week at Vera Lane Studio

Hello everyone,

Happy Thursday ! For today's Vera Lane Studio projects I have made two postcards.

This background was made with texture paste and lots of inks and white paint. It has lots of layers but I like how it came out.  
I printed the 'Spooky cupcakes' and coloured them with Copic Markers and cute them out. I made a base for them to sit on with washi tape and a word chip from Tim Holtz. I also added a tiny amount of stamping with Janet's 'Background Noise' stamp set by AALL & Create. I then added the cupcakes; popping up the middle one on foam squares. 

You'll find these cupcakes HERE.

This postcard was made with a mop up page from the gelli plate. I added stamping, and some doodling and washi tape. I printed the image, coloured it with my Copics and cut it out. I then adhered it, together with the sentiment on my card. 
This cool image is called 'Shutterbug' and you'll find it HERE

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

It's the little things.. a mixed media project

Hello everyone,

and welcome to another project for AALL & Create. Today I have used lollypop sticks to make a little wall decoration. I have used 10 sticks; 8 laid out together and two glued at the back across to keep them together.

And here is how:

After I glued the two sticks on the back of the front eight, I added texture paste with this stencil. I then added a layer of white gesso and after that dried I played with Infusions, Nuvo sparkling powders and some of the Cosmic Shimmer powders. 

After all that dried I added some stamping. I also added staples in every stick because of all the water I used and then heating with the heating tool the glue came undone. 

of course I had to tone it down with white paint and a brayer...

Next I cut this out and added green Versafine Clair ink..

I added clear and green embossing powder in separate layers. I like the result. 

I added more stamping and also white splatters with a paint pen. I also put some green ink over the white paint, not sure if I like it. 

Here I have added the die cut pieces. 

I decided to use one of these little girls as a focal point so I stamped her and coloured her with my Copic Markers. I also stamped the sentiment from the Puppy Toys set. 

And here is it all put together. I added more white paint with a dry brush method behind her to make her stand out more. You can still see all the texture and some of the colour. 

I hope you enjoyed my process. I have used the following AALL & Create products:

#113 - Lotza Squares

#372 - Textured elements by Olga Heldwein
#338 - Background Noise - Janet Klein
#375 - Reverse Squares - Autour de Mwa
#344 - Puppy Toys - (Sentiment only) by Janet Klein
#356 - Flower Market by Janet Klein 

#21 - Number crunching by Bipasha BK 

For more information about all the fabulous AALL & Create products, please visit:

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

Thursday, 10 September 2020

This week at Vera Lane Studio

Hello everyone,

Happy Thursday and welcome to my blog where today I am sharing a postcard and a journal spread I made for Vera Lane Studio.

I have made this postcard with the newly released 'Caffeina'. I put her on a background that I made with Janet's Sunrise stencil by AALL & Create. I added washi tape and some doodling. 
You will find 'Caffeina' HERE.

For this project I played with ink sprays and while I am typing this I am looking at my yellow and orange fingers !! :o)
I added stamping with Janet's Background Noise stamp set by AALL & Create and some washi tape here and there. I glued her onto the lighter circle (which I made with a stencil and gesso) and added the sentiment. 

You will find 'Piccolo Angelo' HERE

Thank you for stopping by today !