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Deb Paxton Valley Folk Art
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I'm a self taught artist who finds inspiration in the natural world and loves to create in many different mediums and styles.
I'm a self taught artist who finds inspiration in the natural world and loves to create in many different mediums and styles.

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Choose To Shine mixed media canvas for the third leg of our Destitnation Inspiration journey for July. This month we were challenged to use flower dies, any marbling technqiue, the colour purple and glossy cardstock. Step out photos on A Vintage Journey's blog, pop over to see how my canvas came together with help from Tim Holtz, Sizzix, Ranger Ink and Therm O Web!

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Scary Bones mixed media canvas created with new Halloween chipboard from Southern Ridge Trading Company, step by step tutorial on their blog.  Used Media Fluid acrylic paints from Deco Art, Distress stains and sprays, stamps and stencils from Tim Holtz, Deco Foil and Mixed Media Art Foam from Therm O Web and a great bat charm from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies.  Think we should all start celebrating Halloween In July, what do you think?! :O) #southern_ridge_trading_co #chipboard #mixedmedia #halloween #halloweendecor #mixedmediacanvas #halloweeninjuly #tim_holtz #ranger_ink #stampersanonymous #decoartmedia #thermoweb #icraft #decofoil #rebekahmeierdesigns #emeraldcreekcraftsupplies #ecforge  

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Playing With Paint techniques art journal created for DecoArt's Blogger Outreach program with supplies that they very generously sent to me.  Used lots of DecoArt Media and Americana paints and mediums in this Eileen Hull Passport die cut journal.  I was inspired by techniques shared by Andy Skinner and Brenda Brown, a whole bunch of step out photos on my blog tutorial: http://paxtonvalleyfolkart.blogspot.ca/2017/07/playing-with-paint-techniques-art.html #DecoArt #DecoArtMedia #DecoArtAmericana #mixedmedia #painttechniques #artjournal #EileenHull #sizzix #andyskinner #brendabrown

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Thrilled to have my first project as a design team member with Therm O Web on their blog today, I created this mixed media canvas using an image transfer technique with Therm O Web Deco Foil Transfer Gel and a multitude of products from Rebekah Meier Designs for Therm O Web. Step by step tutorial on Therm O Web's blog, enjoy! #thermoweb #decofoil #rebekahmeierdesigns #mixedmedia #mixedmediacanvas #mixedmediatutorial #tutorial #tim_holtz #sizzix #stampersanonymous

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_Geometry Squared mixed media canvas for our new 'All Squared Up' challenge at A Vintage Journey.  I went for a very graphic design this time which is not my usual style but I have to say that I love it!  Tim Holtz's Stitched Squares dies were my starting point and I used a multitude of stencils from Stencil Girl Products along with Distress Oxides, Inks and Crayons along with Gelatos and Dina Wakley Media acrylic paints.  Stop by my blog for the how to and hope you will join in our All Squared Up challenge at A Vintage Journey this month! #avintagejourney #creativeguide #squares #mixedmedia #mixedmediacanvas #mixedmediaart #mixedmediahomedecor #tim_holtz #stencilgirl #stencilgirlsummer #stencils #ranger_ink #dinawakley #geometric

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Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday with my Celebrate 150 Fireworks card!  Made with embossing powders and stamps from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies and dies from Tim Holtz, Sizzix and We R Memory Keepers.  Step outs on my blog, come celebrate with Emerald Creek Dares this month! #emeraldcreekcraftsupplies #emeraldcreekdares #challengeblog #designteam #papercrafts #handmadecard #canada150 #canadaday #celebrate #fireworks #tim_holtz #sizzix #wermemorykeepers  

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It's Tag Friday over at A Vintage Journey and I took that opportunity to make a cool Hipster tag to link up with Tim Holtz and Sizzix's 'Get Hip For Summer' challenge.  Love those Hipster stamps and dies, what a cool dude that goat is!  Step outs on my blog, http://paxtonvalleyfolkart.blogspot.ca/2017/06/futures-so-bright-hipster-tag.html #hipforsummer #sizzix #tim_holtz #hipster #avintagejourney #tagfriday #creativeguide #hangtag #alteredtag #mixedmedia #mixedmediatag #papercrafts #stamping #diecuts #legit #timbuk3  

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Canada will be celebrating it's 150th birthday on July 1st so I made this celebratory plaque in honour of the occassion, happy birthday Canada!  I used the Maple Branch, Fall Leaves and Handrawn Heart chipboard pieces from Southern Ridge Trading Company along with Distress inks and paints and dies and stamps from Tim Holtz and embossing powders from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies.  I've step out pictures on Southern Ridge's blog, hope you can stop by for my how to! #southern_ridge_trading_co #southern_chipboard #chipboard #CanadaDay #Canada150 #happybirthdayCanada #truenorth #mixedmedia #mixedmediaart #tim_holtz #sizzix #stampersanonymous #emerald_creek_craft_supplies #ecembossingpowder  

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Handmade resist techniques book made from coasters for our June Destination Inspiration travels over at A Vintage Journey.  This month we were to use: paint, any resist technique, the colour orange and coasters.  I pulled out my Tim Holtz Compendium of Curiosities books and made a little handmade coaster book filled with Tim's resist techniques as a reference tool.  Step out photos on AVJ's blog: http://www.vintagejourney.com/2017/06/june-destination-inspiration-arriving.html , hope you can pop by for my how to. #avintagejourney #destinationsinspiration #resisttechniques #mixedmedia #handmade #coasterbook #referencebook #tim_holtz #ranger_ink #stampersanonymous #sizzix #compendiumofcuriosities  

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By The Sea postcard for our new Surf and Turf challenge over at Emerald Creek Dares.  I managed to get lots of surf on my postcard but not a lot of turf unless you can count a seagull as turf?!  Used a multitude of Emerald Creek Craft Supplies stamps, embossing powder, charms and their brand new seashells, hope you can pop by for my how to and that you will enter our Surf and Turf challenge, extra points if you can include both Surf and Turf! #emeraldcreekcraftsupplies #ecforge #ecstamps #ecembossingpowder #mixedmedia #postcard #papercrafts #emeraldcreekdares #challengeblog #designteam #tim_holtz #ranger_ink #distressink #bythesea #surfandturf  
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