Monthly Archives: September 2017

Get To Know Your Supplies: Frugal Stamping

When stamping an image on your paper, use an old mouse pad beneath the paper.  It is soft enough to have a bit of give which gives you a better image. Color your stamps with crayola markers (or any water-based … Continue reading

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When Creativity Leaves You

I confess, I have been struggling lately with my creativity.  My health problems and my injured hand have left me without the ability to make much of anything.  This has sent me into a downward spiral creatively.  I’ve made some … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 8

If you have college kids on your list, here’s another easy and cheap idea:  Mason Jar kits. For example, you can fill a mason jar with things like headache pills, bandaids, cold tablets, mentholated rub, and cough medicine.  They have … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 7

Many people are using Planners.  Some are absolutely adorable and very expensive.  Others are bare-bones basic and still more than I want to spend.  I made my own based upon Lindsay, The Frugal Crafters suggestions.  Here’s how to make one … Continue reading

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Still Unable To Use

either of our printers.  I find this incredibly debilitating because the printer is one of the essential tools in my work room. I am anxious to finish my Journaling by 5’s art journal. I can’t because I cannot print the … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Foam Core

Dollar Tree foam core is one of my work room staples.  I use it all the time.  Here are some ideas for foam core: I make stamps using foam core.  I cut fun foam and glue to the foam core … Continue reading

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Streamline the Process

for your art journals.  I have picked up several old books at Goodwill.  I removed them from their covers and have been separating the pages.  I lay them out flat on a scrap piece of luan and spray them with … Continue reading

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