Creating simple scrapped paint backgrounds

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Hi All, I am still playing with all the beautiful new collage rice papers and stamps from Scrap FX in my art journals and I wanted to share a simple – but complex looking background with you. While this is completed in an art journal, you could do this on a large sheet of card […]

Quick art journaling in a use it up journal

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Hi All, Happy 2020 to you all. Hopefully you have had a relaxing break and got some lovely arty goodness over the holidays. We are back into the new year with so very quick art journal pages using my use it up journal. A use it up journal is a journal where I paint in […]

Never stop dreaming layout and art journal page

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Hi All, Novembers’ theme this year is all about family, so it was time for a scrapbook page. Mum guilt kicked in when I realised I haven’t scrapped any baby photos of my second child – and she had her 2nd birthday last week!!! So here is baby Erin being cute in purple – a […]

Playing with the new AMAZING rice papers!!!

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Hi all, I am totally smitten with the newest member of the Scrap FX family – the collage rice papers! They are my jam and I am using them on everything at the moment. Here are two art journal pages I have been playing with using the beautiful girls. The rice paper is thicker than […]

Three quick art journal pages – by Niamh

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Hi All, I have been messing around in my art journal using the fantastic Scrap FX products this month to create 2 super quick layouts (and one more time consuming – but relaxing to complete). For the more complex page, I was inspired by the fabulous Tracy Scott from Paper Artsy who taught some classes […]

Make your own earrings and earring holder by Niamh

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Hi Everyone, Today we are going out on a limb (see what I did there!!!) and creating these gorgeous Autumn earring and earring holder using the new October chipboards from Sc rap FX. I know it is Spring in Australia, but I love the tones of Autumn, so just had to go there ­čÖé To […]

Vintage Scrapbook layout and Mini book

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Hi All, So we are in September and it’s all things vintage this month. I have a vintage scrap layout and a cute mini book to share with you today. The Scrapbook layout started much like my last layout with a paper that I created using vintage book pages, photos and pieces of ephemera lying […]

Encaustic canvas art by Niamh

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Hi All, We are still playing around with the beautiful vintage pieces from the September release and today I have a cool canvas to share with you. This canvas started life over 10 years ago when I was playing with encaustic art and layering collage using beeswax. It had this beautiful vintage patina on it […]

Dreamy Mandala by Niamh

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Hi Everyone, Today I am playing with the new arty dreamcatcher/mandala range that has just been┬áreleased for May. It evokes dreamy, whimsical colour ways and is so very detailed. I have created a 12 x 12 scrapbooking layout and had fun making a colourful mixed media background. To begin I used the scribble bloom mask […]

Mud monsters and dinosaurs by Niamh

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Hi all, When I received the April kit I was super excited about the space products – but these chipboards captured my heart. Mostly because as soon as I saw them, I know which photos I had to scrap. So I present my husband and I as Mud Monsters in Rotorua (New Zealand), and my […]