Posted in Art

Puppy Paws

Recently, I have had an interest in nail art and decided to recreate the look of doggy paw prints on a nail.


If any of you try any nail designs, please post the link to the picture in the comments as I would love to see them.

Posted in New Year, Report

2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,700 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it would take about 28 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

Posted in Art

3D Card Making

I like doing art so I borrowed a card making book from my local library. I made a castle pop up:

Paper Craft Castle 1

The bookĀ teaches you the basics and gives you basic, intermediate and combined projects. The basic ones are like these:

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If you want to make pop up cards like these, use this book:

Book_Making Pop-ups & Novelty Cards

Posted in Art

Big Painting Challenge

The BBC have a new series called the ‘Big Painting Challenge‘. Like the ‘Great British Sewing Bee‘, they invite 10 amateur artists to compete in a 6 week challenge with one person leaving each week. They also have a ‘little painting challenge‘ with the prize of Ā£250 worth of art supplies! These are theĀ pictures I have done so far:

The categories are:

  • Children Age 7 to 15
  • 16+ Beginner
  • 16+ Experienced

Below I will post the first episodeĀ from the ‘Big Painting Challenge’: