A Delightfully Grim Serendipity Kit

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

If you haven’t had a chance to kick off your Halloween-themed crafting, don’t worry — there’s still time! We’ve assembled the perfect starter-kit to get you into a trick-or-treat mood. This delightfully grim Serendipity Kit is an oldie but goodie, filled with gloomy gray paper roses, test tubes for all your dangerous concoctions, curious vintage […]

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If you haven’t had a chance to kick off your Halloween-themed crafting, don’t worry — there’s still time! We’ve assembled the perfect starter-kit to get you into a trick-or-treat mood. This delightfully grim Serendipity Kit is an oldie but goodie, filled with gloomy gray paper roses, test tubes for all your dangerous concoctions, curious vintage […]

Embossed Black Cat Collage Tutorial

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

This Halloween, we invite you to bend the rules by experimenting with non-traditional colors.  While black, orange, and purple are widely recognized as the official colors of this scary holiday, our Embossed Black Cat Project plays with an unexpected shade of light blue and gold glitter. These colors, paired with Tim Holtz’s new stamp collection […]

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This Halloween, we invite you to bend the rules by experimenting with non-traditional colors.  While black, orange, and purple are widely recognized as the official colors of this scary holiday, our Embossed Black Cat Project plays with an unexpected shade of light blue and gold glitter. These colors, paired with Tim Holtz’s new stamp collection […]

Creating a Clear Vision + Sea-Inspired Collage by Guest Artist Kelli May-Krenz

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

  This started months ago. I was sitting in a meeting, bouncing around ideas for potential blog posts, when someone brought up that lady. I marveled as my co-worker explained the story of an artist who had visualized her success and then achieved it. It would take a full two months before I was able […]

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  This started months ago. I was sitting in a meeting, bouncing around ideas for potential blog posts, when someone brought up that lady. I marveled as my co-worker explained the story of an artist who had visualized her success and then achieved it. It would take a full two months before I was able […]

Mini Junk Journal Project with Guest Artist Lindsay Ostrom

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

 “When I think about why I journal now, it’s more of, why wouldn’t I? I journal on my lunch break, in the car while waiting for an appointment, and every night when I come home. Ideas pop into my head during my day-to-day routine and it seems that I cannot sleep until I get them […]

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 “When I think about why I journal now, it’s more of, why wouldn’t I? I journal on my lunch break, in the car while waiting for an appointment, and every night when I come home. Ideas pop into my head during my day-to-day routine and it seems that I cannot sleep until I get them […]

Dream Scrapbook Art Page Project by Anna Dabrowska

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Is there anything more dreamlike and surreal than a beautifully composed collage? Picking the right pieces of ephemera, the right images, and the right color scheme is a labor of love, that once completed, brings to life a tiny piece of a strange and beautiful world. Nowhere is that better seen than in this stunning […]

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Is there anything more dreamlike and surreal than a beautifully composed collage? Picking the right pieces of ephemera, the right images, and the right color scheme is a labor of love, that once completed, brings to life a tiny piece of a strange and beautiful world. Nowhere is that better seen than in this stunning […]

Washi Tape Inspiration: Pin For A Chance To Win

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

If you’re a seasoned crafter, then chances are you’ve worked with washi tape before. If you’ve just started your creative journey, then believe me, it’s only a matter of time before you’re hooked on these small, sticky crafting essentials. Due to its popularity, functionality, and aesthetic appeal, we decided to investigate and learn more about […]

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If you’re a seasoned crafter, then chances are you’ve worked with washi tape before. If you’ve just started your creative journey, then believe me, it’s only a matter of time before you’re hooked on these small, sticky crafting essentials. Due to its popularity, functionality, and aesthetic appeal, we decided to investigate and learn more about […]

Stamped Summer Tea Tins Project

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Make your kitchen bright and beautiful with this Stamped Summer Tea Tins Project! Not only are these tins incredibly functional for storing all of your favorite summer flavored teas — like pomegranate, citrus, and mint — but they’ll also look fantastic sitting on your counter. Best of all you can customize them to fit any […]

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Make your kitchen bright and beautiful with this Stamped Summer Tea Tins Project! Not only are these tins incredibly functional for storing all of your favorite summer flavored teas — like pomegranate, citrus, and mint — but they’ll also look fantastic sitting on your counter. Best of all you can customize them to fit any […]

Mixed-Media Graffiti Box Project

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Are you a collector of little bits and pieces of beautiful things? Unique buttons, shinny pieces of paper, sea glass, porcelain beads, the list can go on and on. While quite different, all these little things come together to bring mixed-media projects to life by adding splashes of color and bold touches of texture. However,  […]

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Are you a collector of little bits and pieces of beautiful things? Unique buttons, shinny pieces of paper, sea glass, porcelain beads, the list can go on and on. While quite different, all these little things come together to bring mixed-media projects to life by adding splashes of color and bold touches of texture. However,  […]

Pearls on Knotted Silk Free Article Download

Monday, May 5th, 2014

“As I was creating this lovely, my mind wandered to another place and time. Who had worn this pearl necklace with the beautiful glass stones, what did she look like, was this one of her favorite pieces? I was so curious, I imagined the life she might have had – nights out, dinner, and dancing.” […]

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“As I was creating this lovely, my mind wandered to another place and time. Who had worn this pearl necklace with the beautiful glass stones, what did she look like, was this one of her favorite pieces? I was so curious, I imagined the life she might have had – nights out, dinner, and dancing.” […]

Posta Romana: Free Postage Ephemera Downloads

Monday, April 28th, 2014

Whether your project is traveling across the globe or just a few short steps into the hands of a friend, these magnificent free postage ephemera images, will add a touch of culture to your work. From the Posta Romana collection, these miniature masterpieces feature exquisite paintings by some of the masters, like Gonzales Coques, Frans […]

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Whether your project is traveling across the globe or just a few short steps into the hands of a friend, these magnificent free postage ephemera images, will add a touch of culture to your work. From the Posta Romana collection, these miniature masterpieces feature exquisite paintings by some of the masters, like Gonzales Coques, Frans […]