Category Archives: Free Stuff

Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 11: Paper Tube Projects

Since surgery, I have been making paper tubes.  This is a lot of fun and they are really easy to make.  I began by gathering all my old magazines and cutting them up.  I cut each page into thirds, length-wise.  … 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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Choosing the Best

junk mail, advertising materials, catalogs or packaging for art journals can be challenging.  We all have so much paper junk, all of it usable in some way.  How do you pick the best suited for your project? I divide my … Continue reading

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Today’s Daily Art

has been a huge variety of projects. To begin the day I used gloopy glue and covered scrap fabrics and burlap.  The reason for this is to make some burlap flowers.  Then after I had the fabric laying out to … Continue reading

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More Paper Scrap Projects

Today’s art adventure begins with scraps and recycling, as so many of my adventures do.  I mentioned in a previous post I had cleared out all my old, unloved scrapbook papers and sorted them into my scrap folder.  Today I … Continue reading

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Remember When I Told You…

go ahead and dump stuff you’re never going to use? Well, I did that and now I regret having tossed my magazines… The reason I regret it is because I didn’t go through them before hand and cut out things … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: baby wipes

I was using watercolor paints on the pink pages I found already cut in my tote.  I don’t care for the paper so I gessoed it and then water colored over that.  Now I’ve been making quite a bit of … Continue reading

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