Category Archives: Free Stuff

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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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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DIY Texture Tools

Here are two easy texture options using stuff you can usually find around your house.  Here’s how: I found two worn out roller covers which fit onto this particular handle.  I cut pieces and shapes from scrap fun foam and … Continue reading

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DIY Stencils and Quick Tip

I mentioned before I often cut my recycled materials into stencils.  They are chipboard, often fairly thin, and will occasionally be floppy and weak. It helps tremendously to add acrylic paint to your stencil. Lay the thin, floppy stencil down … Continue reading

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DIY Build a Stash, 4

I don’t think I mentioned going through your “junk” drawers to find things with which to build a craft stash.  This gathering took all of 10 minutes. We all have those spots in our homes where we stuff things we … Continue reading

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Are You Ready? Another Project Using Scraps!

Today’s art adventure begins with pages of written on copy paper.  I’m not sure if the printer went nuts or what, but there were several odd-ball papers next to the printer. What can you do with copy paper? Turn it … Continue reading

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