Hello there! As the really busy summer continues I wanted to at least share a post or two whilst I'm crafting. Here is a picture of a watercolour flower I have painted over the last few weeks: Let me know what you think 🤔 Happy Crafting 🙋🏻♀️
Hello 🙋🏻♀️ Wow, it's been a verrrrry busy crafting summer, which is set to continue for a while yet 😁. So here's a post just to share a recent painting of mine 😊 I hope you like it, it's for a special project to be revealed soon. Watercolour Peony by mariebxmastree Happy crafting!
Hello! One of my first posts this year (2018) was about My craft goals for 2018 where I shared my craft goals for the year. As we are now half way through I thought it would be good to take a step back and assess progress so far. So lets have a look at the goals 200… Continue reading Half way through the year…time to take stock
Hello there. 🙋🏻♀️ I've been quite quiet on my social media feeds over the last few weeks, especially my blog. On my blog particularly it's been because I just don't know what to write about. Of course, when that's the case, I feel more pressure to write something, especially because I've set myself the challenge… Continue reading Does creativity have a deadline?
Hello 🙋🏻♀️ When I first started teaching myself to paint I would only use the one colour as it was in the palette (or in my plastic tray box from my local craft shop.) I only occasionally mixed one base colour with a bit of white to get a slightly lighter shade, but it never… Continue reading Getting to know my…..paints
Hello 🙂 Over the last couple of weeks I've been doing a lot of painting practice. If you are new to my blog (welcome, thank you for reading today's post) over the past year I have been teaching myself to paint with Watercolours. I am also teaching myself Calligraphy, both with the intention of improving… Continue reading I’ve been busy painting…..but no cards…..
Hello 🙋🏻 Just a short post this week as it's been a busy one. I'm still teaching myself to paint with watercolour and gouache paints, using books as reference guides, painting mostly flowers. Here is this weeks progress; Monday 16th April 2018 Tuesday 17th April 2018 The painting is not quite finished yet so I… Continue reading Painting with Gouache paint – teaching myself shading
Hello 🙋🏻 Sometimes it's really hard to get into the crafting zone. I know I need to make a card for someone, a birthdays coming up or a new baby is here, yet sitting at the craft table I just don't know what to make. Sometimes every style I try or lettering I do just… Continue reading When inspiration strikes…..Roll with it….
Hello there 🙋🏻♀️ Earlier in the year I signed up to sell my handmade cards at a craft fair in December (2018). As I signed up in January I have given myself 11 months to prepare and make stock 😁 I'm sure as I get towards December I will be thinking that 11 months wasn't… Continue reading Craft fair preparations – My April update
Hello 🙋🏻 In today's post I want to share a Watercolour painting that I finished this weekend. I am really proud of this piece and my reason for sharing is to let you know that if you want to try a craft you've never tried before, go for it! Inspired by pictures I saw on… Continue reading If there’s a craft you want to try……Try it!