Category Archives: DIY

Today’s Art Adventure Is

paper cones.  I am making them from old encyclopedia pages and kraft paper.  These will be made into ornaments, angels and I have a wild idea to make a Nativity Set with them.  I’ll make the creche from paper tubes… … Continue reading

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What Does A Night Without Sleep

in my work room look like?  Well, let me tell ya… I made two large sheets of decorated paper, using techniques 26 (stenciling), 29 (sponge painting with 5 DIY sponge flower stamps I carved tonight-all different sizes and types), 21 … Continue reading

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Remember When I Said

I could cut out a lot of die cuts for $350 bucks?   Well, I lied. I cannot cut out things for any length of time.  My hands and arms are killing me! I made several flower pattern shapes on stiffened … Continue reading

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DIY File Folders

Here is another use for unloved scrapbook papers.  And they are so simple to make!  Here’s how:  You will need two sheets of 12×12 heavy weight card stock or patterned paper.  Decide which sheet will be the backside of your … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 10

Here are a few more ideas for holiday gifts: Book Safe. Striped Coasters. Wine Cork Magnets. Leather Cord Keeper Washi Tape Tea Lights Mini Polaroid Magnets Shot Glass Glitter Vases Patterned Ornaments Flower Push Pins Candy Cane Sugar Scrub Soothing … Continue reading

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Watercolor Pages

Shannon Green is a genius!  These are wonderful, DIY watercolor papers to use in your art journaling projects.  The colors are just lovely and the project is so easy to do.  Here’s how: Remove a book from it’s cover.  Take … Continue reading

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Black Friday

Laurie and I went to Joann’s and Goodwill today.  We were pretty lucky in our findings too.  I picked up a heat gun for 50% off, a clear topped box which I need for a project I can’t remember at … Continue reading

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