Saturday, March 25, 2017

Mixed Media Art To Inspire Beginners

Mixed media has interested me for a long time but I just couldn't seem to get started....until I watched my friend Stacy Evans, Pink Poodle Crafts on YouTube.  Stacy has been an inspiration to me and now I want to inspire YOU.  So I made my own video, 
Mixed Media Art To Inspire Beginners .  CLICK HERE to watch me take you through the process of making this project...I hope it inspires you.

If you love Arts and Crafts off all kinds  you should visit 

I can't forget the challenges!!!
Fab 'n' Funky Challenges - #343 Flowers

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Z Fold Card Made Easy - Beginners to Advanced

I have some followers and subscribers that are beginners at cardmaking and have requested to see some cards that are easy to make without the use of craft tools and machines that they may not have.  So this is for them....BUT...for you advanced crafters....I know you can take this easy Z Fold and go crazy with it creating something amazing!  Even you beginners can do amazing things with this fold :)

The cupcake was made with my Cuttlebug and Sizzix Balloons and Cupcakes stamp and die set.

CLICK HERE to watch my easy to follow tutorial

And now for the challenges...
Cuttlebug Mania - It's A Sketch
Crafting With An Attitude - Challenge #25
Crafty Girls Creations - Challenge #34
Cute Card Thursday - #469 Celebrations
Creative Craft Cottage - #83 More Than One Fold
Happy Little Stampers - March CAS / Die Cuts
Happy LIttle Stampers -  March Anything With Dies
Hiding In My Craft Room - #293  3x Designer Papers
Crafty Friends Challenge - #53 For A Child

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Saturday, March 11, 2017

DIY Vinyl Nail Wraps

I don't know about you, but I get tired of my nail polish chipping, and I don't want to spend a fortune on the "famous brand" of nail wraps.  Being a crafter I also do vinyl graphics and know that adhesive vinyl is known as "temporarily permanent" and withstands the elements, so one day I decided to make my own nail wraps.

My daughter and I love these and have been doing it for a while and finally decided to share it with YOU!

CLICK HERE to watch my tutorial on YouTube

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Chasin' That Neon Rainbow

I made this birthday card for my oldest daughter.....she has an old blue VW bus and she loves rainbows so it was perfect for her.  It was also inspsired by the song "Chasin' That Neon Rainbow" by one of my favorite country artists Alan Jackson.

The rainbow was made using Tim Holtz Distress Crayons with CTMH Shimmer Brush over the top to make it sparkle.  The sentiment is also from CTMH but is no longer available (sorry...I don't ever remember how old it is).  The VW bus is a Marianne Design Creatables cutting die, and I added an acetate windshield.  The flowers are Petaloo .  The woodgrain border was created using a woodgrain embossing folder and Tim Holtz Distress Ink .  It's a fun card and everything came together beautifully.

I actually found some wonderful challenges for this...
Hiding In My Craft Room - #291 Spring Colors
Heart 2 Heart Challenges - Time To Dream
Make My Monday - #41 Colours of the Rainbow
Kathy's Waffle Sketch File - March "Allsorts, Layered"
The House That Stamps Built - Tic Tac Toe M817
(I used the center column...diminsion, bright colors, and birthday)
Fab 'n' Funky - #341 Inspired by a Song
Mod Squad Challenge - Song Inspiration
Happy Little Stampers - March - Anything With Dies

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Sunday, March 5, 2017

Bible Journaling For The Creative Soul - Using Distress Crayons

I love reading about Noah and his faith and obedience to God.  It fills me with hope and strengthens my faith.

For today's Bible journaling I decided to use Tim Holtz Distress Crayons.  I love that I can watercolor with them and they don't bleed through.

To watch my video please CLICK HERE 

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Saturday, March 4, 2017

Transfer Your Photos On To Wood - Beautiful Home Decor & Gifts

Last week I showed you how to transfer photos and digital papers onto ceramic tiles and stone tiles....and...this week I'm going to show you how to create beautiful home decor projects by transferring your favorite photos onto WOOD.  These also make great gifts and are easy.

CLICK HERE to watch my tutorial :)

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