Category Archives: DIY

Art Journal Walk-Through

Here is a quick tour of the art journal I’ve been working on.  Currently there are 86 individual pieces which are removable.  They are tags, ephemera, art tiles, ATC’s, etc. The book is thick and heavy.  I will be finishing … Continue reading

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Scrap Embellishments: From the Scraps of Your Scraps

I’ve been making things like crazy and, as usual, I ended up with a 4″ square on my table that wasn’t crammed full of stuff.  So I stopped and began cleaning up.  I gathered my tiny slivers of paper left … Continue reading

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Alcohol Based Markers

work well as inks in your projects.  I mentioned in a previous post how Lindsay the Frugal Crafter re-fills her pigment ink stamps.  Today I offer another option which requires nothing but a bit of water and your alcohol based … Continue reading

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DIY Pigment Ink. Game Changer!

As I’ve mentioned countless times, Lindsay the Frugal Crafter is a genius and has saved me so much money!  Here’s her brilliance for today: Make your own pigment inks. All my stamp stuff came to me second-hand.  I have purchased … Continue reading

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Another All Nighter

I’m still working on my art journals for the Art Market.  All I can say is these things are crammed full of stuff.  Each page will have something.  I have tuck spots, pockets, fabric, trims, tags, ephemera, ATC’s, “inchies”, art … Continue reading

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New Stamps and An Idea

Almost all the stamps I have were given to me or I picked then up at a second-hand store or garage sale somewhere.  The few new stamps I bought were wood mounted or the ones in clear plastic from Dollar … Continue reading

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Nine Hours Of Sleep and A Vat of Coffee

later and I am ready to face the day.  I have a solution for the art journal debacle from yesterday:  remove all the signatures from the covers and replace them with paper that actually works.  The covers were all made … Continue reading

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