Monthly Archives: July 2017

Today’s Art Adventure-Scraps!

In a previous post I mentioned using strips of fabric to make really cool beads.  Since I had a couple of fabrics out for that project, I decided to make some more things with them.  Today’s project is embellishments for … Continue reading

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DIY Bruso Crystal Colors

I’m working on another frugal project-an accordion tag journal from Pink Poodle Crafts.  I’m making mine in a different way as I have made several of these journals before.  Here’s what I did: I had a piece of poster board … Continue reading

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Loose Leaf Journal Update

Here is the loose leaf journal I talked about in this post.  As you can see, it is not finished by any means.  This was created completely with recyclable materials and scraps-nothing new used at all.  There are 13 pages … Continue reading

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Anthony E.R Visit Update

Our precious Anthony was sitting, waiting, on the golf cart at his other grandparents house.  The steering wheel had several holes in the thick metal bar.  Anthony stuck his middle finger in one of the holes, up to his hand, … Continue reading

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DIY Gesso and Easy Art Journal

This art journal is made from all recycled boxes.  It is a loose page journal.   You open the empty boxes and flatten them out.  I gessoed the printed side to better cover the writing. DIY Gesso Recipe: 1 part … Continue reading

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One of the Side Benefits

of working in theatre is my ability to gather a huge variety of fabric scraps.  Laurie, our costumer, generates a prolific amount of scraps from all the costumes she creates.  You see, she makes the costumes from scratch for the … Continue reading

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Daily Art-Hugely Productive Today!

Began early this morning and made several art journal covers/pages from my chipboard recycling.  Since I don’t think I can dump that stuff, I decided to use it all up a minute…     Then onto three or four art … Continue reading

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