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Friday, June 29th, 2018
My Top 3: Adhesives

Hi dear crafty friends! I get a lot of questions about the glues i use so today i want to share with you My Top 3: Adhesives. These are my favorite glues to use on my projects but it doesn’t mean they are the best and you can use any glue you have in your stash.     My Top 3: Adhesives Tacky Glue Tacky glue is an all purpose glue that can be used for a lot of applications. It has been around for more than 50 years! It is a white liquid glue that dries clear and is strong enough to hold paper, fabric and wood. I especially like the bottle that stands on its head so I don’t need to wait for the glue to come out of the bottle.     Double Sided tape This dry glue is great to use on paper crafts. My favorite brand is Score tape which is very strong on one …

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
Craft Tips that will make Your Life Easier – part 3!

Hi dear crafty friends! I have a confession to make… I collect craft tips to make my life easier 🙂 I’ve already shared 15 Craft Tips that will make your life easier and 12 More Craft Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier in the past and you loved them. So today I’m sharing Craft Tips that will make Your Life Easier – part 3!     Craft Tips that will make Your Life Easier – part 3! 1. To maximize your craft space organization store your important items at eye level. Keep your secondary items down low so that you can simply bend down to get them. Lesser used items should go up high, perhaps even where you need a step stool to access them. You have a lot of vertical space in a room – use it! 2. If you don’t have an embossing mat or misplaced yours use plumbers gasket with embossing folders instead. That will eliminate any folder lines. 3. Sharpen your Fiskars …

Sunday, January 14th, 2018
What Can You CREATE in 5 Minutes?

Hi dear crafty friends! What Can You CREATE in 5 Minutes? Will you be surprised if I answered… “a lot!”? You will be surprised how easy, fast but beautiful projects you can create in only 5 minutes. Here are a few:     What Can You CREATE in 5 Minutes? Eraser Bulletin Board This fast project will solve all your memory problems! You’ll never forget what you need to do when you have a pretty bulletin board in front of your eyes. You can give it your personal touch by changing things around. Click HERE to watch the step by step video.     Cards Box Cards Box set complete with a box to store your cards or give as a gift. This can be a great solution for ATC’s or Christmas cards that you don’t know where to put. For this project you’ll only need a 12×12 double sided thick cardstock and a bone folder to make sure your folds …

Friday, January 12th, 2018
Organize Your Crafting Papers

Hi dear crafty friends! 2018 is here! Let’s commit ourselves to using our stash this year. In order to do that you first need to Organize Your Crafting Papers. We all have so many papers that are usually not too organized. I have a full proof and easy way to get all your papers organized so let’s get started!     Organize Your Crafting Papers 1. Storage system You can store your paper horizontally or vertically. I recommend the vertical way. It allows you to fit more papers and it takes up less space. There are many vertical boxes that you can purchase to store your papers, but you can also make boxes yourself. I took some old shoe boxes and cut the top. Then I covered them with paper and that’s it!      2. Sorting list There are a few ways you can sort your papers: Colors: start with the colors of the rainbow and go from there. …

Sunday, December 10th, 2017
My Top 3: Art Journaling Quick Fixes

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing on My Top 3: Art Journaling Quick Fixes. Sometimes things don’t go as you plan even for me. I don’t like how my art journal page turned out or I’m stuck and don’t know how to continue. I have 3 ways of fixing that…     My Top 3: Art Journaling Quick Fixes 1. Start again This fix is kind of obvious. But how do you start again? The best way is to cover everything with white gesso and simple do the page from the beginning. If you do like parts of the page you can cover only part of it or some of the elements. If covering the page or part of it with gesso is not the solution then you can cover the part you don’t like with acrylic paints or a piece of tissue or pattern paper. Art journaling is very forgiving so you can always create a new layer …

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
My Top 3: Tools to Write Text in Mixed Media

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing My Top 3: Tools to Write Text in Mixed Media. One of the most popular questions or problems people have when they create mixed media projects is how to write text on their project. When you use acrylic paints, gesso and other mediums on a project most of the pens will not work on these surfaces and you have a problem of writing something. Here are My Top 3: Tools to Add Text in Mixed Media!       My Top 3: Tools to Add Text in Mixed Media In order to have a working tool on surfaces other then paper you need something that will not clog or get destroyed in the process: 1. Posca Marker Posca is a water-based pigment paint marker which can write on any surface. Paint is permanent on porous surfaces, and removable on non-porous surfaces such as glass. It has a range of tips and colors and the …

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
10 Things to Do with Glycerin in the Craft Room

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m sharing 10 Things to Do with Glycerin in the Craft Room. Apparently Glycerin is a very useful material for all kinds of crafty things. It’s really easy to get in your local health food store or even in craft stores. Here are a few things I use it for…   10 Things to Do with Glycerin in the Craft Room The good thing about Glycerin is that it’s almost like a water soluble oil, which is of course impossible but it is. It will not stain your paper or damage your paints and it’s thicker than water so you can use it for so many things. Put some of the Glycerin in a medicine dropper so it’ll be easier to use. 1. Re-inking embossing stamp pads: add a little Glycerin directly on a clear embossing ink pad and it’ll bring it back to life.  2. Create your own pigment ink: mix gouche, which is an opaque …

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