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I am enough – Dusty Attic Inspiration for April 2021

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 Hi Dusty Fanattic’s With the changing of the season and a new job… that is super hectic, and a little out of control, I created a post that reflected the changes around me and a little reminder for myself that I am enough. I hope you like the mini tutorial and find something new for …

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abelaartistry | Apr 25, 2021

Cherish the Day – Up coming class…

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This Industrial style layout features a whole bunch of colour layering using fabric, lace, metals, cabochons and flowers PLUS our Dusty Attic Chipboard to bring it to life! I’m planning on doing this in an upcoming class if you want to have a go at trying it for yourself. This style is super easy with …

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abelaartistry | Feb 23, 2021

Ink Pad storage

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Check out this double sided Ink pad storage for multi sized Ink pads
abelaartistry | Jan 29, 2021

Mixed media inspiration for Gemini

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 Hi everyone, Happy new year to you all. I hope it’s been good to you so far. For my inspiration post I decided to continue with the esoteric theme from last month. I am an AVID amateur astrologer and have been playing with the idea to do an off the page for each of the …

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abelaartistry | Jan 29, 2021

Dusty Attic Moodboard Inspiration for 2021

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Hi Everyone… Here we are looking at 2021! I decided that this year would be a good opportunity to get some oldies but goodies out of the way with my scrapping this year. This image is of an Easter we spent down in Canberra with my Mum. While we were there we popped on into …

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abelaartistry | Jan 29, 2021

Moonlit Offering – December inspiration for Dusty Attic

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Welcome to my final post for 2020…. however it wont be my last post for Dusty Attic. While everyone enjoys a quiet break ill be busy in my little studio creating masterpieces for 2021! Bring it on, I say!! I hope that you have enjoyed my creations as much as I have. With that in …

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abelaartistry | Dec 23, 2020

This makes my SOUL happy – December Moodboard for Dusty Attic

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Welcome to my last Mood board inspirations for 2020. It was definitely a year to reflect on the things that bring joy and these guys are my EVERYTHING. This was at my birthday dinner a few years back… coz my birthday this year was in the middle of Covid!  So I thought to wrap up …

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abelaartistry | Dec 18, 2020

Dreamer – A Dusty Attic Inspiration

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Hi Dusty FanAttic’s Where  has this year gone! Its time for me to start thinking about gifts for Christmas. I really struggle to find cost effective and unique gifts so I  often make my own. I used this mood board to put together a bouquet canvas for one of the lucky ladies in my life. I …

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abelaartistry | Dec 15, 2020

Dusty FanAttics!!

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Nothing beats the excitement of getting new mediums and testing their limits… but what then? This month I wanted to show you how to use up some of those “experiments” with your products and turn them into easy and interesting cards with our favourite chip boards. As an avid art journaller… yep,  pages and pages …

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abelaartistry | Oct 26, 2020

Hello Summer

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 I was lucky enough to live beside the beach for six years and one of the things I noticed was the grommets hanging down by the river rather than in the surf late in the day. On the East Coast the beach often gets ‘blown out’ in the afternoon and the surf can be hit …

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abelaartistry | Oct 23, 2020

Owl Eyes – Dusty Attic Mood Board Inspiration – March 2019

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 Hi and welcome to Autumn. This mood board for me inspired feelings of bare nature and wooded lands. A compliment to my barren arctic canvas which is my other inspiration for this month. I dug around in my generous stash of chipboard and found some pieces that I thought fit the theme I had in mind…  …

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abelaartistry | Oct 20, 2020

Dusty Attic Mood board Inspiration – Some kind of wonderful

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Hello again!! This one is a bit special today. I don’t scrap myself usually, however I cut my hair short recently and was reminiscing about the “longer days”. I know, first world problem! So whether your winding down for fall or warming up in a sunburnt country I hope you enjoy the challenge. I used Metallic paste …

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abelaartistry | Oct 20, 2020

June Moodboard inspiration – UNDERWATER TREASURE

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Well well, winter is here… I wanted to create something for this months moodboard that reminded me of what its like to live on the coast, when swimming is NOT an option. My kids were born in a little seaside town on the Mid North Coast of NSW. We would rug up and take walks …

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abelaartistry | Oct 20, 2020

Dusty Attic November Inspiration – Breathtaking

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Hey Hey Attic Lovers! Welcome back!! I have a new Layout this month. I have had this image for a while and I really wanted to find something to capture the wonder. Well,  thanks to some Chipboard designed by the lovely Jennifer at Dusty Attic I could finally do it justice.I was really naughty this …

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abelaartistry | Oct 20, 2020

Happy 18th Odin!

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Hi Everyone, welcome to April and wow… what a different world we live in since my last post.I have chosen to use a special image of my Sons 18th and all I can say is that I am glad it was in a time when we could go to restaurants to celebrate.So with  out further …

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abelaartistry | Oct 20, 2020

Feeling those Georgia Blues

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Hey Friends… How are we all feeling with the Covid-19 Blues?  I stumbled upon this collection from Prima and hadn’t touched it yet. How many of us have been using up some of that stuff we bought but have waited for a ‘rainy day’ or the perfect photo….Thought it was a perfect time to crack …

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abelaartistry | Oct 20, 2020
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