• A Crafty Kind of Truffle

    A crafty blog with ideas for scrapbooking, card making, altered art and much more. Monthly challenges and step by step guides to making embellsiments for your projects, oh and a little bit of baking too!


  • Sharing Some Love

    Sharing Some Love

    I have been so busy creating lately that blogging has been put on a back burner, so I thought it was about time I showed you what exactly I have been making! Read more

    Posted on 19 April 2018 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Vera Lane Studio

    Vera Lane Studio

    Another new love of mine is Vera Lane Studios.I have been following the blog Betwixt this and that for a couple of years now, Nikki the blog owner makes some... Read more

    Posted on 21 November 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • A Simple Tag


    As I didn't want a clean crisp background I used paint applied with a brayer and paint sponged threw a stencil to give the effect below.The stamp is by the... Read more

    Posted on 19 November 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • ZinskiArt


    I am completely in love with ZinskiArt (Elena Guzinska), who has a wonderful range pre-coloured digi images (available from Etsy) and rubber stamps (available... Read more

    Posted on 17 November 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • A Spooky Challenge

    Spooky Challenge

    Over at A Quiet Colouring Corner during October, there was a Spooky Challenge! A prompt for each day was posted and all you had to do was make a piece of artwor... Read more

    Posted on 16 November 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Playing with Clay

    Playing with Clay

    I had great fun one evening playing with clay, this is the first time since leaving school (too many years ago to count!) that I had done this. Read more

    Posted on 17 September 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Smile!


    I made this photo frame using Fiber Paste by Golden.Golden Fiber Paste is an opaque, viscous medium that dries to a surface similar to rough handmade paper. Whe... Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Perfume?


    I used a circular canvas for this mixed media piece of art. I made this after watching Finnabair's lesson on Wanderlust 2016. I used a perfume bottle as my... Read more

    Posted on 13 September 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Blast from the Past Scrap

    Blast from Past Scrap

    While going through photos with my mum recently we came across this one from the 1970's. Its a pic of my mum and dad at a wedding reception. Read more

    Posted on 25 August 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Meow


    I thought I would share a couple of cards and a journal page I made using the Tim Holtz Crazy Cats stamps, I love these quirky stamps, such fun images.I used a... Read more

    Posted on 23 August 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • You Can Be Heros Just for One Day...

    Heros Just Day...

    Below are three art journal pages of inspiring people.Anyone who knows me will tell you David Bowie was and still is a huge inspiration to me. Read more

    Posted on 15 August 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Exploding Box


    Simple things please simple minds so they say and I'm never tired of an exploding box! I used stamps from Tracy Scott at PaperArtsy to create this latest... Read more

    Posted on 01 July 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Colour by Numbers?

    Colour Numbers?

    Below are a couple of pieces of my colouring, I do this for relaxation only. I'm really pleased with the results. These are from a colouring book by Johanna... Read more

    Posted on 23 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Christmas is Coming........

    Christmas Coming........

    Only Joking!I thought I would share a few Christmas cards I made with my lovely friend Ann. A little bit of stamping and glitter 😝A little of PaperArtsy always ... Read more

    Posted on 20 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Ministry of Magic

    Ministry Magic

    Ok so not strictly Ministry of Magic but it does feel that way when you attend these wonderful weekend retreats.I have attended 3 of these so far, the latest... Read more

    Posted on 16 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • All Counties Craft Challenge

    Counties Craft Challenge

    Many of you will know all about John Bloodworth and his All Counties Craft Challenge. Full details are available HERE.I am delighted to say that John recently... Read more

    Posted on 13 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Craft Stamper & Inchies

    Craft Stamper Inchies

    In April, Craft Stamper magazine invited readers to make and share their 'Inchies'An Inchie is a piece of art created on a 1" x 1" base. Anything goes so long a... Read more

    Posted on 09 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Feathertastic!


    During a technique evening at Glazed Creations we had a play with feathers.We splodged various colours of glaze onto a bisque bowl and placed the feathers on to... Read more

    Posted on 06 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • If You Follow Me on Facebook.....

    Follow Facebook.....

    Good Afternoon!If you follow me on Facebook you may have seen some of the projects I will be posting over the next few weeks. Facebook seems to be the place... Read more

    Posted on 02 May 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS
  • Oh Dear Its April!

    Dear April!

    Ummm Happy New Year Folks!It has been a little while since I blogged 🙀 ummm yes about 6 months! Well doesn't time fly! There have been lots of exciting things... Read more

    Posted on 21 April 2017 ARTS & CRAFTS