Take a look at the Spring Art Competition from Chocolate Baroque

It is Chocolate Baroque’s 5th Birthday. Why not take a look at their shop blog for details of the Spring Art Competition. There are some fabulous prizes and a chance to Guest on the Design Team.

I have been on the Design Team now for about 8 months. I am just loving working with their fabulous stamps and with all my talented Teamies. It is also wonderful to see all the amazing artworks created by fellow Chocolate Baroque fans.

Here are just a few of my projects created over the past few months that I have been on the Team.

Happy Days, Anne x.

AW Challenge 17

AW Challenge 15

AW Challenge 14

AW Aug Challenge Flat

AW Little Bird Fancy Card 2

Chocolate Baroque are on TV this weekend

New stamps from Chocolate Baroque exclusive to The Craft Channel this weekend – Yay!  The stamps are fabulous and demos from Lesley are bound to be brilliant.

First show this evening – check website www.thecraftchannel.tv for TV show times this weekend or to watch online (the show is called ‘the weekend wonder’).


Project using the Free Digital Paper from Chocolate Baroque

There is a new free digital paper on the Chocolate Baroque Challenge blog for you to download and use in your creations. This is what I created with mine. I hope that you like it.

AW Newsprint Fruit 2



  • A Little Bird Told Me stamp set
  • Newsprint Fruit Free Digital paper
  • 21cm white card blank
  • Orange card (to frame/mat) and white paper
  • Inkpads: Versamark, Ranger Archival (Coffee), Distress Ink (Peeled Paint)
  • Fine detail embossing powder (gold)
  • White gel pen
  • Spectrum Noir Alcohol ink pens (Golden yellows, reds, pinks, purples, greens, turquoise)
  • Hand made die cut flower coloured with alcohol pens
  • PVA pearls (gold)
  • Adhesive and 3D glue gel

How it was made:

  1. Stamped the bird and cages onto the digital paper with Versamark and embossed with gold. [Tip: need to work quickly on digital print paper as the Versamark ink sinks into the coating quickly making embossing tricky]. The smaller background cage was stamped with archival ink (masking the foreground cage). The tail of the bird on the right was created by combining two of the bird stamps and masking (to extend the tail feathers).
  2. The sentiments were stamped on white paper and embossed, cut out and glued on.
  3. The images were coloured with alcohol pens and the paper edges enhanced with Distress Ink.
  4. The paper was mounted onto orange card to frame, and then glued to the card front. Finally embellished with the flower and PVA pearls.