I’m excited to be here with you today to kick off fall crafting with a fun blog hop! There are so many talented designers on this hop. I hope you have fun and find some inspiration. We are working with the wonderful vinyl from Style Tech Craft, so of course, my first thought was to … More Fall Hop with Style Tech Craft
Mixed media techniques can be used on any surface or project. You are only limited by your imagination! Why not bring it to home decor and customize pieces you display? It’s fun to display your style and art while sharing a wonderful memory, like I have done with this frame. You can watch the full … More Mixed Media Frame
I love using old, found objects and giving them new life! I also love tea. This project combines the two for a unique gift idea. You can watch the video tutorial here. It seems there is always a place and use for my coveted VersaFine Clair ink. I have used Fallen Leaves for this project … More Upcycled Tea Tin
There is a new embossing powder container from Imagine and it is soooo cool! To be honest, when I first saw the new Mboss in a BAG, I was like WHAT?!?! How is this going to work?! Then I tried it…and now there is no turning back. It is so much easier to use than … More Rebel Genius
I don’t know about you, but I can always use more masculine cards and such. With Father’s Day coming up, I thought it might be good to share a mixed media card and coordinating gift bag idea I had. You can watch the full video tutorial here. I used a mustache background stamp from Photoplay … More Masculine Card and Gift bag
Hi crafty people! I am so excited to be here with you today! I am honored and thrilled to participate in this important Video hop. I really appreciate that we can come together as a crafty community and support each other. You are all amazing! Ok, onto the project… I wanted to make a spring/summer … More Mixed Media layout and Save the Crafty YouTuber video hop!
Tonight in my Product Showcase I talk all about different color gessoes and texture mediums! I started with white and black gessoed tags and added light molding paste and super heavy gloss gel. I also used the texture pastes on a non-gessoed tag to show the difference gesso makes on a project. After they were … More Gessoes, Gels, and Pastes…oh my!
This week I’m sharing different 3-D embossing folders! They have sooo much texture and dimension. You can quickly make a gorgeous card that looks like it took a long time to make. One thing I learned when working with different brands of 3-D embossing folders is that they can have a different thickness so the … More 3-D Embossing Folder Product Showcase
Tonight I started my first Product Showcase! I featured Color Bursts by Ken Oliver and showed many different ways to use them. I loved this process and hope you will love it too! I talked about using it on watercolor paper and plain paper, with and without gesso. We learned together what can happen when … More Color Burst Product Showcase
Today’s die was a purse. A very pretty, detailed purse! A very fun and unexpected die. I chose to make a doll cut out from 2 different stamps with a pink, distressed background. Have a look at the video to see the whole process. The stamp I used for the body is from a Catherine … More Crafter’s Companion Advent Calendar – Day 21