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Splitcoast Tutorial - Faux Tin Tiles
It's my turn to provide a tutorial over on Splitcoast - this week's tutorial is on making Faux Tin Tiles - these are great for adding a vintage look to a card front or an altered project, and you can make them with supplies you already have at home! I used ...
It's my turn to provide a tutorial over on Splitcoast - this week's tutorial is on making Faux Tin Tiles - these are great for adding a vintage look to a card front or an altered project, and you can make them with supplies you already have at home! I used a larger tile for a vintage ...
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Pooh stamps
I've had several readers ask about the Winnie the Pooh stamps in my collection and where you can get them... All Night Media licensed a line of Disney stamps years ago, and they're no longer produced. This is a big chunk of my collection... Most of my stamp...
I've had several readers ask about the Winnie the Pooh stamps in my collection and where you can get them... All Night Media licensed a line of Disney stamps years ago, and they're no longer produced. This is a big chunk of my collection... Most of my stamps came from ebay, ...
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Mix-Ability challenge - Fill It In!
It's my turn to host this week's Mix-Ability challenge. I was inspired by some artwork Lydia shared some time ago - treasures she found at an Austin art show. I actually loved this photo so much that I saved it to my laptop so I could look at it over and ov...
It's my turn to host this week's Mix-Ability challenge. I was inspired by some artwork Lydia shared some time ago - treasures she found at an Austin art show. I actually loved this photo so much that I saved it to my laptop so I could look at it over and over again like a giddy school girl.
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Splitcoast Tutorial - Stencil Monoprint
This week's tutorial is a fun and super simple technique for monoprinting with stencils . Usually we create backgrounds with stencils by applying a medium through the openings.... in this technique, we're printing with the stencil itself. Distress inks are ...
This week's tutorial is a fun and super simple technique for monoprinting with stencils. Usually we create backgrounds with stencils by applying a medium through the openings.... in this technique, we're printing with the stencil itself. Distress inks are used in the tutorial, but I used Gelatos ...
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Mix-Ability: smooth like glass
This week's Mix-Ability challenge is to include some kind of clear glaze-y element or medium on our projects. I had this House Mouse image (it's from Stampa Rosa and it's called Whoops!) stamped and prepped with a Sakura clear glaze pen as a mask for the ta...
This week's Mix-Ability challenge is to include some kind of clear glaze-y element or medium on our projects. I had this House Mouse image (it's from Stampa Rosa and it's called Whoops!) stamped and prepped with a Sakura clear glaze pen as a mask for the taped areas on the image (hee! poor ...
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Splitcoast Tutorial - Double Twisted Easel
This week's tutorial over at Splitcoast is a Double Twisted Easel card - this is a tutorial that had been requested by a member, and you know... if I could make the video and survive - you can do this one too! The video for this tutorial has 3 different ver...
This week's tutorial over at Splitcoast is a Double Twisted Easel card - this is a tutorial that had been requested by a member, and you know... if I could make the video and survive - you can do this one too! The video for this tutorial has 3 different versions of the card: ...
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Great Yosemite Stamp Escape
Kits are packed, samples are made, ATCs are ready to trade, and I'm on my way to the Great Yosemite Stamp Escape today!! I'm so honored to be teaching this weekend at this amazing retreat - we're looking forward to the setting, too. We'll see what kind of a...
Kits are packed, samples are made, ATCs are ready to trade, and I'm on my way to the Great Yosemite Stamp Escape today!! I'm so honored to be teaching this weekend at this amazing retreat - we're looking forward to the setting, too. We'll see what kind of a beautiful mess we can make with Color ...
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Splitcoast Tutorial - Pinwheel Fun Fold
This week the tutorial at Splitcoast is a Pinwheel Fun Fold. It's made with double sided paper and some angled score lines, and it folds up with a pinwheel shape on the outside. So cute! Dawn has several cute samples to share in her video, so be sure to che...
This week the tutorial at Splitcoast is a Pinwheel Fun Fold. It's made with double sided paper and some angled score lines, and it folds up with a pinwheel shape on the outside. So cute! Dawn has several cute samples to share in her video, so be sure to check them out.
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Impression Obsession DT Challenge: School Spirit
The Impression Obsession team's challenge today is to create a project that shows school spirit.  My high school colors were blue and white, so I went with that for my interpretation of the theme... I used Chameleon Markers to color the teacup image ( Cabba...
My high school colors were blue and white, so I went with that for my interpretation of the theme... I used Chameleon Markers to color the teacup image (Cabbage Roses). On the flowers I used a technique they call Hopping the Color, where the barrel is fused, and then color is added randomly to ...
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Splitcoast Tutorial: Cupcake Box
We are on the road this week and I didn't have time to make a sample for this week's Cupcake Box tutorial, but I hope you'll check it out - it's adorable! To celebrate the birthdayness of this week's tutorial and a couple of special family birthdays this we...
To celebrate the birthdayness of this week's tutorial and a couple of special family birthdays this week, I have a birthday card to share! I watercolored this Pooh image using Peerless watercolors, then cut the image into a window view with a Gridworks die. The squares layered up perfectly on to ...
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Impression Obsession DT Challenge: You Did It!
The Impression Obsession team's challenge today is to create a project for a graduate.  I've been playing with Brusho Crystal Colors , and used them to make this background - I did make a video of a similar background to record a few techniques, but I haven...
The Impression Obsession team's challenge today is to create a project for a graduate. I've been playing with Brusho Crystal Colors, and used them to make this background - I did make a video of a similar background to record a few techniques, but I haven't had time to put it all together yet, ...
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