Sunday, 5 August 2018

We Love 2 Create – A Winter Walk!

Hello, how’s it going?

Now you may or may not have noticed that I have been dipping my toe into the wonderful world of Mixed Media lately.  Well now I have a chance to paddle right out there (eeeeek!) as I have joined the amazing WE LOVE 2 CREATE team.

We have a challenge every month that is ‘Anything Creative/Mixed Media Goes’ and we are sponsored by the amazing POLKADOODLES!! Our winner will receive a fabulous prize so check out the blog for details.

So my effort this month is a canvas board, covered in various mica sprays, texture paste and gilding wax.  I added a tag with a ‘walk in a winter wood’ theme achieved by inking through the fab TREES stencil and adding a snowy ground with texture paste.

I wanted to use the fabulous girl image from the stamp set SPECIAL TIMES but she looked a little too ‘summery’ for what I had in mind. So, with my need to always find alternative uses for my dies, I applied the same principle to my stamps.  I used elements from the GREAT DAYS set to give her a winter coat, earmuffs, hat and scarf! I even doodled her some stripy tights so her legs wouldn’t get cold!! 

Colouring: Copics  
Canvas Board Background: Tonic Nuvo Mica Sprays – Texture Paste – Starlight Wax - Various Stencils
Tag Background: Mica Sprays - Leonie Pujol ‘Snowfall’ Embossing Folder sanded back – POLKADOODLES ‘TREES/FOLIAGE’ STENCIL - Texture Paste
Dies: Tattered Lace ‘Nesting Tags’
Others: Silver Thread – Wooden Snowflakes Covered with Starlight Wax - Seed Beads - Stickles

Thanks so much for looking and taking the time to comment; I really do appreciate it! Have a great day!

See ya!
Jane xx

I would like to enter the following challenges:
CRAFTING FROM THE HEART – Challenge #217: Anything Goes
ARTISTIC INSPIRATIONS – Challenge #205: Anything Goes
CREATIVE MOMENTS – Challenge #149: Anything Goes
CRAFTY CREATIONS – Challenge #371: Anything Goes
LEMON SHORTBREAD – Challenge #73: Anything Goes
LOVE TO CRAFT – Challenge #25:  August Anything goes
DIGI DOODLE STUDIO – Challenge #8: Anything Goes
WORLD WIDE OPEN DT – Challenge #7: Anything Goes
CLASSIC DT – Challenge #8: Anything Goes
MORGAN’S ARTWORLD – Challenge #8: Anything Goes
ALTERED ECLECTICS - August Challenge: Anything MM Goes
CREATIVE ARTISTE – Challenge #41: Anything Mixed Media Goes
MIX IT UP – Challenge #16: Anything Goes
MORE MIXED MEDIA – Anything Goes


  1. Congratulations on your new DT post Jane. This is a fabulous project. Wonderful image and colour palette.

  2. ...and what fab projects your dipping has produced!! This is really lovely and I am amazed (although, knowing you, really shouldn't be!!) at how you have used floral stamps to dress up that little lady!! Brilliant!! xx

  3. Forgot to say well done on your new DT post, they won't be disappointed xx

  4. Wow you have done an amazing job with this canvas project. I absolutely love your colour tones and the way you have created the backgrounds, looks fantastic. Beautiful work here.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Love to see you join in each month. Thank you.Annette DT for

  5. So creative. I love her "leggings" and the entire canvas. WOW So glad you joined us at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Love to see you join in each month. Thank you.
    Arlene DT for

  6. Wonderful idea and very interesting design! Thank you, dear Jane, for joining the challenge at Crafting from the Heart that we are sponsoring! Good luck with your entry!
    We have monthly challenges on our Challenge blog Fabrika Fantasy Digis, and we would love to invite you to join us there too. Thank you again!

    Digital stamps and coloring books
    DigiClub - You can get as many images as you like

  7. Fabulous canvas and fabulous colouring Jane..Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Chrissy DT<br

  8. Gorgeous project Jane, thank you for sharing with us here at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Wendy DT for

  9. Oh my gosh WOW! Love how you turned the flower into a hat Amazeballs xx

  10. This is such a pretty project. Love the wintry colors and there are so many wonderful details.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Anything Goes challenge.

  11. Great mixed media piece! Lovely tag layering! Thanks for playing with us at The Craftroom Door ATG Challenge! Looking forward to seeing you next time and good luck!
    Sunila & Aditi- DT
    Dots to Lines

  12. Magnificent work of art Jane, love seeing the different designs you come up with.xx

  13. Great card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations. Anna-Karin DT

  14. This is beautiful Jane, such a pretty image and fabulous background.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  15. Beautiful creation, lovely design! Thank you for sharing with us over at Morgan's Artworld Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry. Love to see you join in each month. Thank you.
    Sherry DT for

  16. I was sad to read about your black lab Jane, Thye died in April, just before she turned 10. Not sure if I can bear getting another one, no one can replace our fur babes.xx

  17. Lovely design.Thank you for joining us at the RCS challenge. - Priya Satish DT

  18. Stunning project Jane. Love the colours and texture. Beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Creative Artiste this month. Hope to see your lovely artwork back here again soon. Judy DT

  19. Lovely, Jane! It's so great to see you playing along in our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week and also at World Wide Open DT this month. Good luck in both challenges.
    NanaConnie DT

  20. Love your project Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for

  21. Gorgeous canvas Jane! Welcome to the wonderful world of mixed media. it's messy in here! :D
    With DT cap on: Thank you for entering your project at Rhedd’s Creative Spirit. Sammy-x

  22. Your colours textures and finish are terrific. Thank you for joining us at Rhedd's Creative Spirit Challenge this month.


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