♥ A Mermazing 3D Shadow Box ♥

Hello Everyone
I'm here today with my very last Summer project for this year. Ive had this on the go on my desk for the last few weeks, so I thought I'd better finish it before we are full swing into Christmas mode hey!!!

On the Polkadoodles BLOG today Ive created a Shadow Box and below is a short video on how I did it, so I hope you like it.

Ive used the gorgeous Meribelle-Rock-It Digi  which I have watercolours with Distress Inks

 and used the gorgeous papers Peeling Paint

I always love to make my own embellishments and flowers do you? I used dies to make the flowers and the Seahorses I made using air dry clay and a mould. Everything else is from my stash.
Once everything is added to where I want it to be I cover in white Gesso and then paint with Alchemy Paints.
Then to finish I accentuate the tips with White Gold Wax, add Artstones and highlight these with white paint

Here are the lush papers

Thankyou for stopping by and I hope you liked my project and short video.

See you again soon

♥ Merry & Bright ♥

Hi Everybody
I'm here today with one of the new soon to be released Christmas Winnie clearstamps. She's not available in the Polkadoodles shop just yet, but is available in your local stockists. Though have you seen the new Digi Winnie's?  ♥ OMG they are just LUSH!!
For my card Ive used Merry & Bright and Ive watercolored her with Distress Re-Inkers. 
Isn't she just the cutest?
Ive added a few Frantage Fragments and gesso around the image to look like flakes of snow.

Papers Ive used are the gorgeous Belle Papillon

Here's a list of everything else Ive used from the Polkadoodles Shop.
Fancy Snowflake
Stitched Circles

Thankyou so much for stopping by today. You can see more on the POLKADOODLES BLOG. I can't wait to show you more of the new releases.
See you soon


Hey! Happy Saturday
I'm here today with a little more summer inspiration for you. Im not ready for leaving summer behind just yet are you? Though its felt really back endish (as we say here!!) this week.

For my card Ive used the stunning Meribelle -Swimming Around stamp coloured with Distress Re-Inkers.

This took me a few hours to paint but wow did I enjoy it. I really have coloured her as deep as she is in the ocean.
For her tail I added a little glossy accents, added shaved Ice fragments and heated with a heat gun. When heated the fragments shrivel up and they look like jewels glistening away deep under the water.

 For the flowers I used PD Delicate Daisy Cluster Die and rolled them into a rose. Remember my tutorial for this HERE and then painted with Alchemy paints
and you have to add a little star bottle embellishment filled with shells.

Papers Ive used are once again the fabulous Fourni

Other dies used are
Ive entered this into the Simon Says Wednesday Challenge -Stamp it

Well I hope Ive helped you hold on a little longer to summer hey?
Please pop by the POLKADOODLES BLOG for lots more inspo.
Thankyou so much for stopping by
Big Hugs


Hello Everyone
Oh Boy! it seems so long since I posted anything.
But I'm back with a card for the POLKADOODLES BLOG inspired by something very dear to my heart ...my pets 

Ive water-coloured Polkadoodles stamp Horace and Boo with Distress Re-Inkers
Here are my two. I actually have two chocolate working cockers but getting a picture with my cat Leo and the dogs is difficult. Look how Ive had to bribe them here with a biscuit, ha ha ha
I think Bear is very dubious here. Will Leo go for him if he gets his biscuit....So funny ha ha ha
Leo certainly rules the roost!!!

Everthing used on my card is from Polkadoodles.
Papers are the gorgeous
(I soooo LOVE these)

Friendly Cuddles
Horace and Boo

Basic Circles 

Delicate Daisy Cluster

Hello Sentiment

Thankyou so much for stopping by today and I hope you like my card.

Big Hugs

Meribelle - Hello There

 Hellooo There Crafty Friends.
I’m back to share my latest post for the Polkadoodles Blog. I’ve used one of the beautiful Meribelle's by Polkadoodles.
Ive used Meribelle Hello There stamp Water coloured with Distress Reinkers.

Ive used the gorgeous Fourni Papers for the the base of the card along with a couple from the new pack Starfish and Sandcastles. Oh have you seen these they are just lush!
I embellished with flowers from my stash and painted with Alchemy waxes and paints.
Thanks for popping by
See you soon
Debbie xx

Dream Dreamer

Hey Crafty Friends :D
I'm here to share my latest project using the gorgeous  Ula Don't Listen for the Polkadoodles BLOG
Once again I got all messy and made Mixed Media Canvas.
Below is a few steps on what I did.
I bought a 99p blank canvas from Home Bargains, covered in scraps of paper and Cheesecloth and coated with a couple layers of Gesso.

I then added lots of air dry clay flowers and leaves. I make a lot of these all in one go and when I do a project like this they are all ready,
Also on there are charms and flowers from my stash.
I found a Prima frame which I have had for a long time which was perfect for this.
Give everything a generous coating of Gesso and allow to dry.

Once I had placed my bits and pieces in place I sprayed with black lightly to add depth and then mixed Magical powder and sprayed lightly.

I then added a Alchemy paints to add a little more colour and covered the top in White Gold Wax.

Ula I painted with Distress Re-Inkers.
Also around the edges Ive added a little frantage fragment pieces.

Hope you like it.
Thankyou for stopping by and see you again soon.
Debbie xx

Part Two - Mermazing Mixed Media

Hello Crafty Friends 
I'm back again with part two of my Mermazing Mixed Media. If you missed part one it is HERE
I have now used the larger of the Digi Winnie Mermaid Mermazing and made a card.

I first coloured Winnie with Distress Reinkers and then coated her with a light layer of Crackle Accents to give her a vintage look. I then used a Shaker Dome to make it look like a Porthole window filled with Glass Accents and Frantage.
I coloured the outside in Vintage Gold Metallique Wax and added metal elements.

The rest of the elements are moulds and charms from my stash painted with Alchemy Paint and finished with the Vintage Gold Wax.

Papers are the gorgeous Polkadoodles Fourni....OMG I'm so in love with these.
I hope you like and have helped to inspire you a little.
Thankyou so much for stopping by today.
Big Hugs

♥ Mermazing Mixed Media ♥

A Ocean Vintage - Part 1
Hey There Crafty Friends!
I'm here today to share my latest Polkadoodles creation for the BLOG and Ive gone a little Ocean Vintage.
Ive used the gorgeous Digi stamp Winnie Mermaid Mermazing

This one was a little tricky to paint as I had to reduce the size of the image to fit into the heart frame. She is only about 1 1/2 inches, so I painted her with my finest brush using Distress Re-Inker Walnut Stain. I then added Crackled Accents and when dried added more Walnut Stain in the cracks to create a more Vintage effect.

 The Heart frame and Seahorse  I made with a mould and Airdry clay. The other bits and pieces are from my stash of metals and charms which Ive collected over the years. The flowers are all handmade. Its great to save everything from previous projects regardless of their colour, as they are great for these sorts of projects, as once they are stuck down everything is covered with Gesso before you paint.
  I used Prima Alchemy Paints and waxes to great this effect.
When finished rub a little wax over the raised edges to accentuate areas.

Below is the actual size of Winnie which will be part 2 of my next project coming soon.

I hope you like it :D
Thanks so much for stopping by Crafty friends and see you soon

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