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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 …

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
My Top Three: Mixed Media Supplies

Hi dear crafty friends!  Today on My Top Three: Mixed Media Tools. First let me say that these are my favorite three mixed media tools for now. It keeps changing so if you ask me this question in a few months you might get a different list of My Top Three: Mixed Media Supplies 🙂   My Top Three: Mixed Media Supplies Texture Pastes Recently I’m all about texture. In almost all my mixed media projects I work with a lot of texture that I like to add with texture pastes. There are a few kinds I really like: Rust pastes, which give an amazing look and texture of real rusted metal and you can even apply them on plastic, canvas or any surface. Textured modeling paste that has a sandy texture and is really easy to apply with or without stencils. And finally Pastes that I create myself by mixing gesso or gel medium with little or medium size stones. …

Friday, June 30th, 2017
My Top 3: Art Journaling Techniques When I’m Stuck

Hi dear crafty friends! Today I’m starting a new series: My Top 3. This series is about my three favorite things for different craft projects, supplies, go to techniques and more. Today on My Top 3: Art Journaling Techniques When I’m Stuck. A post to help you art journal when you’re stuck and don;t know what to do!       My Top 3: Art Journaling Techniques When I’m Stuck When I want to work in my art journal and I have no ideas or I’m stuck I have three go to solutions to help me get unstuck: Watercolors Many times watercolors can be intimidating but I think it’s one of the best ways to start an art journal page. This medium is very forgiving and allows you to just add color to your page without any specific plan. All you need is to take your water brush and add the water color to the page. You can add the …

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