I am so excited to share with you my latest online class, The Fabric Junk Book. Many of you love the Be Authentic Fabric Ruler book I shared from CHA in January. This new class is based on of that book with many improvements and additions.
I have put over 40 hours into creating this downloadable class. I think it shows too. There are 39 full color pages taking you step-by-step through the construction of the book, 9 pages, and even a little mini book to tuck inside a pocket page.
There are also several techniques that teach you several different techniques of adding color … [Read More...]
Quotes and great phrases often inspire my art. Sometimes the quote comes first, and sometimes it is the art that puts me on a search for just the right words. Either way, I love including the words of others in my art, letting their words capture the message in the art I make or using it to add meaning to the art. If you are like me and love great words, I hope you will the week's selection of Quotes for Art. I hope they inspire you as you carve out time to create art in the coming week.
This week I am sharing quotes that you all have shared with me! Each week I invite you to share … [Read More...]
I get excited about a lot of new products but when got the news about this new product I *may* have danced around my studio and fist pumped a bit. You see, I LOVE vellum. I use it on projects a lot, but then you probably have noticed that. What makes this one so fist pump worthy is that it is vellum from Tim Holtz and printed with the patterns from my most favorite Tim Holtz collection, Wallflowers.
Earlier this week Tim shared all the details about the new vellum paper stash and the vellum ephemera packs. You can check out his blog post with a tutorial … [Read More...]
Happy Thursday! On Thursdays I like to do a little thing I call Crafty Throw Back Thursday where I take a look back at a past project or tutorial. It is a great way for you to see some older tutorials you may have missed or revisit one you may have forgotten about. This week, I am throwing it back to October 2010.
Honestly, I had forgotten just how pretty this tag is. I tucked it away in an art journal a long time ago and haven't looked at it in a while. Today as I was going through the tutorial gallery it caught my eye. When I revisited the tutorial and looked at the photos it … [Read More...]
Hello everyone! Just a really quick check in with you today to share a link to a tutorial I created for Hazel & Ruby this week. For this I project I took a small wooden suitcase that I picked up several years ago at Michaels and gave it a fresh new look with products from Hazel & Ruby.
You can see the step-by-step details in the tutorial on their blog.
Find it at: http://www.hazelandruby.com/blog/up-cycled-wooden-suitcase-take-two/ … [Read More...]
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