Category Archives: Stash Busters

Get To Know Your Supplies: Crayons

Crayons are something most of us have.  These are a very inexpensive, easily found art material.  Used most often by children, they are not always thought of as an art material for adult use.  I will share a few ideas … Continue reading

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When Creativity Leaves You

I confess, I have been struggling lately with my creativity.  My health problems and my injured hand have left me without the ability to make much of anything.  This has sent me into a downward spiral creatively.  I’ve made some … Continue reading

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Streamline the Process

for your art journals.  I have picked up several old books at Goodwill.  I removed them from their covers and have been separating the pages.  I lay them out flat on a scrap piece of luan and spray them with … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy gift ideas, 6

Salt dough is a wonderful DIY material.  You can make countless things with this dough.  I used it to make several different types of Christmas Ornaments.  I made Santa, tin soldiers, snowmen, Christmas trees, wreaths, you name it-I made it. … Continue reading

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Inexpensive And Easy Gift Ideas, 4

Rough week with medical stuff, but I’m back. Today’s very easy project is DIY hand warmers.  These are incredibly easy to make-you can make 30 in an hour.  Here’s how: Cut your choice of fabric into 2 3/4″ squares.  You … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Jewelry Display

If you find yourself selling jewelry, here is a quick and easy way to display your work. Cut two pieces of fabric, 4″ by 5″.  Lay them on top of each other, the right side of the fabric facing inward.  … Continue reading

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Inexpensive and Easy Gift Ideas, 3

Paper dolls are something so few kids play with today.  I have a huge collection of vintage and current paper dolls.  I loved them as a child and continue to love them today. You can find all sorts of copyright … Continue reading

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