Showing posts from May, 2021

National Teen Self Esteem Insta-Hop and new Sweet November Stamps images!

Hey Crafty Friends, Did you know May is Teen Self Esteem Month as well as mental health awareness? Mental Health is such an important subject to speak out about, this can start from any age however unfortunately most of this may stem from younger generations. I've organised an Instagram Hop with a great group of crafters to raise awareness on Teen Self Esteem. Our hope is to spread love, joy and encouragement to our younger generation. To do this we have come together on Instagram in a hop. There are even sponsor prizes for hopping along! All you have to do is follow each person along the way and comment on their hop post. The more you hop, follow and comment the more entries you will gain to the random draw! Start the hop  here. See end of my blog for full participant list in case you get lost along the way. You have 7 days to complete the hop in full so feel free to keep popping back if you don't have time to complete in one go! Did you know that 20% of teenagers suffer from

Just Because - you are amazing!

Hey Crafty Friends, I'm back to share with you today a card using items from 2 different releases at Crafty Purple Frog. I also remembered to take step by step photos, yay! (Click any image to view larger) Starting with a stitched rectangle I cut from a light grey cardstock. Grey is not usually a colour I'd use however it came in a multipack of cards and coloured card can be great for inking up sometimes as it's kind if already primed. So a light grey works well to be inked up and also use up the card you may not usually use!  Inked background from top, Blueprint Sketch, Peacock Feathers and Cracked Pistachio. Next up I took a paint brush and flicked water over the panel, dabbing dry with a piece of tissue. Then I took a small amount of the cracked pistachio ink and diluted with a small amount of water on the paintbrush and splattered this over. For my scene I wanted a forest look but a more whimsical forest so took out some scraps of blues and green cards to cut some trees