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Category Archives: Mixed media
Clay Ornaments with Stamps
Learn how to make unique clay ornaments with stamps from Colorado Craft Company this Christmas. They make amazing gifts!
Here Comes Santa Claus…
Join in me celebrating this newest release of Christmas stamps and dies from Colorado Craft Company’s Anita Jeram collection.
Don’t discard those “meh” prints! These are awesome backgrounds that you can transform into anything your heart desires. Look at what I did 🙂
Seasons of Life
Your life journey is never a straight path between two points. Mine has certainly been circuitous and very insightful. Here’s a snippet of what I mean.
Embellishing Tags with Quick Focal Imagery
A lot of thought and creative energy goes into the building and mixing of layers. Here’s a quick video to share how the process unfolds.
Creating Contrast in a Journal Page
I’m often asked how I decide on my color schemes. I wish I had a more acceptable answer but the truth is that I don’t give color any thought.
The Journey of a Journal Spread
It’s fun to watch a journal spread evolve from a blank page of paper to becoming a work of art that evokes an emotion.
A Scrappy Bookmark
Inspired by Jennifer McGuire’s shadow box card technique, I made this collapsible bookmark using “scraps” of Dura-lar paintings. The base and the top are both made from Grafix Dura-lar, a heat-resistant polyester film that is a mix of acetate and mylar. I love its translucency and durability for both gel plate printing and alcohol inkContinue reading “A Scrappy Bookmark”
Paint for Your Self
When you give yourself the permission to enjoy painting for the sake of, a new story unfolds on canvas — one that may surprise you as well.