Tuesday, 2 February 2016


and it's Emma Godfrey's turn to share her new releases tonight. I LOVE THESE STAMPS. Emma's gone big and bold with this release which is PERFECT for some mixed media art, journalling and a bit of Bluebertie madness along the way... Emma has such a knack for putting together great elements you just know you'll go back to again and again. I love the bigger wording this time around and I think you will too.

Here's the video round up - enjoy

I've gone a bit more mixed media tonight as you will see...

I just kept layering up elements from the heart set until I was happy with this one. It's not my usual style but that made it all the more fun. The elements in the set are all so beautiful and well thought out. I would have thought this set is an absolute must for Valentines Day.

 Next up is my swirly girly. I so wish we'd video'd the unveiling of this little lovely when I handed over my samples to Emma and Leandra. We all laughed so hard. Leandra, in fact, nearly needed oxygen at one point -  I thought we were going to lose her :oD  I made her using elements picked from the flower collection and the circle collection. The germ of an idea just kind of grew and there she was... I'd recommend stamping out all the elements every time you get a stamp set. Cut them out, move them around and see what occurs to you.... It's a bit like reading tea leaves, only way more fun...

Another Fresco frenzy here! I love the bright colours Emma picked for her samples, so I threw them ALL in there and I think they look great. The flowers are just so big and happy. I particularly like the swirly centres. They layer up beautifully. I turned them into chipboards and cut them out, layering them onto my base board. I love those scribbled squares (you probably noticed) so I decided to make them stand out and add some structure to the page by embossing them in white. I think the black and white flower stalk in the set makes a great frame. I can see it would be really useful for framing a page or giving yourself lines to write on in your journal too.

And just because I like to mix things up a bit and try out lots of different things I thought I'd show you how great the images work with a more delicate approach  using Copic Markers and my favourite blues and greens. It changes the look completely.

and last but not least, here's a little door hanger I made for That's Crafty where I turned the circles into Sunflowers and used the sort of buckle shaped square from the flower set to make petals.

I hope you've enjoyed my samples tonight. Please do stop by the PaperArtsy Blog to see Emma's own amazing step outs and take in Clare Lloyds latest release too. See you again soon... Enjoy the rest of the week.



  1. Gosh I do wish I could spend a day thinking like you do Lauren instead of being so flipping pedantic!!! Your designs are once again amazing and your swirly girly had me laughing off my chair! She is wonderful but so are your other creations. I especially like the next to last design....I'd have gone crosseyed working out the colouring for that one! Fabulous showcase of our Emma's lovely stamps. I just need the bloom set to complete my trio.

    Lesley Xx

  2. Lauren very clever use of the stamps, I love your samples and I have enjoyed watching your PaperArtsy journey. Brilliant designs. Tracy x

  3. Fabulous fabulous makes, love your swirly girly what a great idea! x

  4. your samples are all fabulous Lauren - love the bright colours but especially so with the pop of white! Emma's stamps are just brilliant.

  5. Stunning, Lauren - a tour de force! Your vivid work with the paints is absolutely luscious, and you've really shown off the versatility of the stamps. Love the white scribbled squares with those fantastic flowers, and Swirly Girl - well, what can I say? Genius!
    Alison xx

  6. GORGEOUS samples mate, looks like you had so much fun with these. Love them all but ESPECIALLY the neons


  7. You certainly have been beavering away haven't you - another fabulous collection of projects Lauren, this latest release is brilliant and your samples are so vibrant and beautiful.

  8. These are all stunning Lauren! I just popped over having seen your very clever creations with Kim's new stamp sets and wanted to say how fab I though them.
    Fliss xx

  9. Love all your projects Lauren, they all look fabulous!

  10. Amazing your project Lauren. So many Idea and lovely works with beautiful vivid colours. I love them. xxx