Monday, November 30, 2015

Christmas Portraits

I have a new favourite Christmas kit, and it´s "Christmas Portraits" from Tumble Fish Studio!
I´ve made two digital holiday cards with it for you, but this huge kit also has loads of printable collage sheets to make the loveliest cut and paste holiday cards - just follow the link and have a look at the fabulous other samples Marsha´s creative team has made for you!

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Ice Angels and more

Only 4 weeks left before it´s Christmas, and even in the city it´s beginning to look a lot like Christmas with the Christmas markets open and occasional snowflakes coming from above ...
So it´s time to make some Christmas inspired artwork, and Marsha´s new Fish Flake kits in her Tumble Fish Studio come in very handy for this purpose.
I´ve used her new Winter & Holiday Journal Words kit for all three samples, combined with some older Tumble Fish Christmas images, and the last sample also uses the new Holiday Journaling Borders kit. There are sooooo many words in this kit that enable you to really tell a story with them on your card, layout or journal page, and as they all come as printable collage sheets as well as png images, you can also easily cut them out and use them for your real Christmas cards. Have fun!

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Funky Couture

Outside, it´s still very grey and rainy, so it´s necessary to make some colourful art! What could come handier than a new image kit from Nancy Baumiller´s Crowabout Studio? As all images come as printable collage sheets with the kit, they are great for your cut and paste collages (though you could definitely use them digitally, too!). With her brand new kit "Funky Couture", I´ve made a cut and paste page in my Moleskine journal and a giant tag. Hope these will inspire you to get out your images and colours and start having fun!

Sunday, November 15, 2015

November Rain

When I picked November Rain as the theme for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge, I couldn´t know how true it would be; after some sunny and warm weeks, we now have rain every day, and the next week won´t be any better. The quote is from the Guns´n Roses song of course, but I´ve only used it as the inspiration for my design, using rubber stamps from LaBlanche, Kaisercraft and Carabelle Studio.

Monday, November 09, 2015

Funny Farm

I´ve made this version of American Gothic for the current challenge in the Mischief Circus forum - don´t you want to join us there? I´ve used elements from Beth Rimmer, Marta van Eck, Holliewood Studios, Mr Whiskers, Itkupilli, Crowabout StudioB, Art by January, and Rucola Designs, all available at Mischief Circus.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Fish Flakes

Marsha from Tumble Fish Studios has come out with three new "Fish Flakes kits" today - a new line with fabulous collage elements that are very versatile. When I first saw her Foliums kit, I only saw petals, but then I ended using them as tears in my collage above - that´s what I meant with "versatile" ... (I added elements from Marsha´s kits Whatnot 2 and 3 for this collage.)
This second piece was made with her new Fish Flake kit "Crooked Little Houses", combined with a face from the new "Facelifts" and elements from Everland, My Picks and Wild Things.
My third collage combines all three new kits - in fact I´ve layered several Facelifts faces here - to illustrate a quote from Albert Camus.
Three great kits for your digital stash, but as they all come with the images on printable collage sheets, they´re very useful for your cut and paste collages, too.

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Ooooh, to be in Paris ...

Paris is this week´s theme for the Sunday Postcard Art challenge, and this is the digital postcard I´ve made for it. I haven´t been to Paris since the 80s, so maybe it´s my Alter Ego who´s posing here ...
All images used here are from Tumble Fish Studios.