Creating A Life Less Ordinary Through Art / my arty life

Making Art a Priority... Every Day

I'm getting closer to creating some sort of art every single day! Its awesome :)

This week I finished off my little thank you cards that were created using Dylusions Ink Spray and Darkroom Door stamps. All the dragonflies are now attached to stop them flying away, and the insides use the "Stay calm, smile and create beautiful things" stamp that I chatted about here. On the back is my logo and...
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Happy Easter!

Hello :D

I want to wish you all a wonderful Easter and hope you are having a happy weekend with loved ones!

As usual, we coloured eggs for breakfast... and also as usual, colouring in a hurry before they went cold!

Colouring Easter eggs is all about being creative, not painting masterpieces suitable for a museum, so we just have fun with it!
I used the watercolour Distress markers and a black Tombow.

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My Finished Dragonfly Mosaic

Hi there!

Well, its finished!!! My first mosaic using real tiles (not plastic or paper).

I've just washed off the grout from the tiles and its come up so beautiful!

I love how the blue glass tiled wings have turned out. So shiny and such a pretty blue. 

Its definitely on my todo list to make two more one day... a frog and a butterfly or a bird, fish or seahorse!

What have you been making lately? Add a...
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Something on Saturday ... Mosaic Tiling

Yesterday's "Something on Saturday" was not on because I spent the afternoon being introduced to creating mosaics, using tiles with proper tiling glue and grout.

I've only ever done tiling with paper or fabric but have always wondered what it was like to use tiles, but not enough to go out and do either a class and/or buy the tools required as it can be a bit pricey.

My bestie has been doing mosaic...
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How to Cool Down in an Aussie Summer ... or ... Far Out, its so HOT This Week!!!

Hello everyone :)

Its a stinking hot summery day here in Adelaide but the last couple of weeks have been mild so once this heat has left us, we can go back to complaining about the cold! lol

I realise 30C isn't cold, but its alot cooler than 43C. Some parts of Australia reaches over 50C... they're just not usually recorded officially by the news but it happens every January.

We lived in a small...
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