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Karen Ellis
Worked at The Art House Studio
Attended York University
Lives in Ontario, Canada
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Well, I've been busy
Yikes, I can't believe I haven't posted on the blog in so long.  My apologies.   I'll get back on that - I promise!!! This is show season.   We were at ScrapFest earlier this month and tonight I am off to the CreativFestival in Toronto for that weekend show...
Yikes, I can't believe I haven't posted on the blog in so long.  My apologies.   I'll get back on that - I promise!!! This is show season.   We were at ScrapFest earlier this month and tonight I am off to the CreativFestival ...
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Opening Doors Canvas - in support of the Cambridge Food Bank
Hello everyone.   Thank you to those who watched me put the finishing touches on my "Opening Doors" Canvas created in support of our local Food Bank on USTREAM last night.   It was a fabulous evening painting and I'm so glad those of you who were able to jo...
Hello everyone.   Thank you to those who watched me put the finishing touches on my "Opening Doors" Canvas created in support of our local Food Bank on USTREAM last night.   It was a fabulous evening painting and I'm so glad ...
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Free Motion Quilting ... and painting on Ustream
I love Free Motion Quilting and we had a fun time practicing on Ustream last Thursday night here at the studio. I enrolled in Alma Stoller's Stitched  online workshop this year -- right up my alley and a fabulous way to explore mixed media with fabric.   I ...
I love Free Motion Quilting and we had a fun time practicing on Ustream last Thursday night here at the studio. I enrolled in Alma Stoller's Stitched online workshop this year -- right up my alley and a fabulous way to explor...
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Hope for Haiti Banners
On Thursday evening, during my ustream broadcast, I created a banner in support of a fundraising initiative speerheaded by Canadian Scrapbooker team member Allison Orthner: Hope for Haiti. She, along with Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine and Live Different, ar...
On Thursday evening, during my ustream broadcast, I created a banner in support of a fundraising initiative speerheaded by Canadian Scrapbooker team member Allison Orthner: Hope for Haiti. She, along with Canadian Scrapbooker...
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Gelli Printing on Fabric
People have ask me all the time how I use my gelli plate to create printed fabric for my rag quilts and home dec projects here at the studio.... Well, here's how!!    It's much easier than you think!  Just print like it's paper - except use a fabric paint O...
People have ask me all the time how I use my gelli plate to create printed fabric for my rag quilts and home dec projects here at the studio.... Well, here's how!!    It's much easier than you think!  Just print like it's ...
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CHA Designer, Educator and Creative Professionals Meeting
I had a lovely day yesterday at Bead FX  with some fellow creatives from the CHA Canadian DECP group!!   This was the first meeting I have been able to attend (because it was on a Monday - YAY) and they all made me feel so welcome.   THANKS GIRLS!! Not bein...
I had a lovely day yesterday at Bead FX with some fellow creatives from the CHA Canadian DECP group!!   This was the first meeting I have been able to attend (because it was on a Monday - YAY) and they all made me feel so wel...
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We had some fun in the studio on Saturday!
Tina came in to sew her rag quilt together.   She printed her fabric last week and Saturday was the big sewing day.   She has a secret -- She hadn't sewn before!!  Didn't she do a fantastic job!!?!! And Gord was in reviving an older class of mine, Plastered...
Tina came in to sew her rag quilt together.   She printed her fabric last week and Saturday was the big sewing day.   She has a secret -- She hadn't sewn before!!  Didn't she do a fantastic job!!?!! And Gord was in reviv...
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Come on Spring.. We're ready!
Literally and figuratively ready for spring...  Am I right? :) Today on the Gelli Arts Printing Page there was a post showing a fun Gelli Printed TShirt using the 3x5 Gelli Plate.   That shirt was created by Beverley Teske -  this is my version.   Today I w...
Literally and figuratively ready for spring...  Am I right? :) Today on the Gelli Arts Printing Page there was a post showing a fun Gelli Printed TShirt using the 3x5 Gelli Plate.   That shirt was created by Beverley Teske - ...
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Come take your Selfie Here and Help Us Celebrate!!
CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) in the States is Celebrating National Craft Month with a Selfie Contest.   As Canadians, we are invited to share our photos on their site but we, unfortunately, will not be eligible to win the $100 prize because of legal re...
CHA (Craft and Hobby Association) in the States is Celebrating National Craft Month with a Selfie Contest.   As Canadians, we are invited to share our photos on their site but we, unfortunately, will not be eligible to win th...
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Silk Scarf Painting with Susan
 We had a great day in the studio yesterday with Susan painting some fabulous silk scarves. Nothing like getting creative with a group of people who like to play too!  Thanks for joining us at the studio and look for another silk painting class soon...  det...
 We had a great day in the studio yesterday with Susan painting some fabulous silk scarves. Nothing like getting creative with a group of people who like to play too!  Thanks for joining us at the studio and look for ano...
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Hope for Haiti
"Happy" Banner by Kim Gowdy  One of my Canadian Scrapbooker team members is spearheading a fundraiser - Hope for Haiti. Allison Orthner has teamed up with Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine and Live Differently to raise money to build an Art/Music Room addition ...
"Happy" Banner by Kim Gowdy  One of my Canadian Scrapbooker team members is spearheading a fundraiser - Hope for Haiti. Allison Orthner has teamed up with Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine and Live Differently to raise money to b...
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This awesome photo was sent to me this week ...  love it.   It's a photo of Gord taking close up snaps of a painting he worked on at the studio on the weekend. Love having people in the studio creating, experimenting and enjoying each other. Thanks for shar...
This awesome photo was sent to me this week ...  love it.   It's a photo of Gord taking close up snaps of a painting he worked on at the studio on the weekend. Love having people in the studio creating, experimenting and enjo...
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