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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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Mixed Media Morsels: 23, 24 & 25

Technique 23:  Hand Painted Tape This is a technique I’ve shared with you before.  I called it DIY Washi Tape. It is a fun and easy way to make your own low-tack decorated tape.  Here’s how I do this:  I … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Morsels: 10 & 11

Technique # 10 is called Masking.  Here’s how: 1.  You need to begin with a very brightly colored background paper.  This could be a drop paper, gelli print, overly wild marker drawing, something with lots of neon colors-you get the … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Morsels: 6 & 7

We begin today with our technique #6:  inchies.  I’ve talked about inchies, twinchies and rinchies before.  They are mini-art, usually made from scraps.  The inchies are one inch by one inch size.  The twinchies are 2 x 2 inch size.  … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Morsels: 4 & 5

Here are two more technique cards, courtesy of Cat Hand.  I had mentioned earlier we were going to be making techniques cards then adding them to a ring for a quick reference.  I stumbled upon Cat Hand’s channel and found … Continue reading

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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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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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