Category Archives: Product Reviews

Get To Know Your Supplies: Card Stock

Card stock is paper which is heavier in weight than printer paper, writing paper or sketch paper.  It can also be called cover stock or pasteboard.  The term card stock is used to describe paper with weights from 50 lb to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Was

delightful.  Lots of family, food and fun.  And, thanks to Jen, our turkey was perfect!  Moist and juicy.  Our menu for the meal: 23 lb. turkey 10 lbs mashed potatoes large ham gravy stuffing rolls and butter greenbean casserole sweet … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Paper, Part 1, Watercolor

Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets. The word “paper” is derived from the Latin word papyrus.  The first pulp paper … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Tape

Now let’s talk about tape:  Foam dots.  I use these to give dimension to a page by raising an embellishment.  Foam dots work great.  I also keep the stuff the foam dots popped out of and use that too.  It’s … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Liquid Adhesives

As I have mentioned, I have just about every adhesive known to man.  Some work well for paper, some for fabric, some for bookbinding, some for crafts, some for jewelry…You name it, and I have it because I do a … Continue reading

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DIY Misti Stamping Tool, Update.

The DIY Misti Stamping Tool. This has become one of my essential tools in my work room. I use it all the time.  Honestly, I have no idea how I stamped without it before now.  What a great investment in … Continue reading

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Get To Know Your Supplies: Acrylic Paint, Part 1

Acrylic paints are pigment suspended in acrylic polymer emulsion.  You have the color (pigment) and the binder (acrylic polymer emulsion).  The polymer is made from acrylic resin.  The pigment is a dry powder which remains suspended in the binder.  The … Continue reading

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