Whenever I have a spare moment and I don't need to concentrate fully on what I'm doing (i.e. watching TV or a movie) I like to grab my faux Moleskine blank notebook and doodle away... I love using my full set of Stabilo pens, because they are very pigmented and I can colour easily using … Continue reading Getting my zentangle on – doodling with Stabilo and Muji pens!
Pretty sketchbooks are everywhere, but they can be intimidating can't they? So what if you could have a pretty one that took the pressure away? That's what my mission was with this DIY! You see, if we can make a sketchbook that doesn't involve glue, sewing or staples then we have the option of removing … Continue reading Easy no-sew no-glue no-staple DIY sketchbooks!
I'd been wanting to try the Wilkos watercolour pencils for a while, because I am a fan of Wilko craft and stationery items and can't resist a bargain! The tin was £2.50 for 12 pencils (sorry, got that bit wrong in the YouTube video!), but it was all sealed up in plastic so I couldn't … Continue reading Comparing cheap watercolour pencils: Wilko watercolour pencils VS. BIC Aquacouleur watercolour pencils
I've had a lot of fun the past week experimenting with carving rubber stamps. It's something I've dabbled in before, but I'm really loving bold shapes, colours and textures recently so I felt having another go would be worthwhile; especially if I can combine several prints into the one image (akin to more traditional printmaking … Continue reading Fun carving DIY printmaking stamps and making DIY inks pads!