Color Tools with Faber Castell Part 2: Give Thanks Hand-Lettering Project + A Free Download

November 16th, 2016

Give Thanks Hand-Lettering ProjectThanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. We eat pumpkin pie made with my grandmother’s special recipe, we watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and we play cards while we nibble on leftovers. On Saturday, we have a big family Thanksgiving meal with extended relatives from all over the world. It’s a time to remind ourselves of where we came from and to be grateful for what’s happened over the past year.

This project is the perfect hostess gift to take to your big family Thanksgiving meal, or to decorate your home for the coming holiday. Read the rest of this entry »



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Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. We eat pumpkin pie made with my grandmother’s special recipe, we watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and we play cards while we nibble on leftovers. On Saturday, we have a big family Thanksgiving meal with extended relatives from all over the world. It’s a time to remind […]

Glimpse Inside: New November Issues + A Giveaway + A Coupon!

November 4th, 2016

New November Issues

glimpse inside September Issues discount code Receive $5 off on new November issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG1116 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

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Receive $5 off on new November issues, $14.99 and up. Copy and paste coupon code BLOG1116 when prompted at checkout. (Discount code can only be used once per customer.)

Project Idea: DIY Spray Ink Mantra Plaque

November 2nd, 2016

DIY Spray Ink Mantra Plaque“It’s always the small pieces that make the big picture.” This sentiment reflects the process for creating this plaque perfectly. This plaque is an easy stenciling technique that doesn’t really look like anything special until the last step when the spray ink is applied. Then it comes to life with vibrant color. Try this with different stenciled designs, or use different coordinating colors of spray inks to create endless combinations. Read the rest of this entry »



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“It’s always the small pieces that make the big picture.” This sentiment reflects the process for creating this plaque perfectly. This plaque is an easy stenciling technique that doesn’t really look like anything special until the last step when the spray ink is applied. Then it comes to life with vibrant color. Try this with […]

6 Studio Projects for the Fall Season

October 25th, 2016

6 Studio Projects for the Fall Season
The leaves are slowly changing colors here in California and we had our first rain of the fall/winter seasons. However, we’re already well into the swing of things with fall and are all enjoying our pumpkin spice, apple cider, and tall boots. Even if the leaves are a little slow in revealing their autumn colors, we’re celebrating the many hues of fall with these 6 Studio projects that will inspire you with the feelings of fall. Read the rest of this entry »



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The leaves are slowly changing colors here in California and we had our first rain of the fall/winter seasons. However, we’re already well into the swing of things with fall and are all enjoying our pumpkin spice, apple cider, and tall boots. Even if the leaves are a little slow in revealing their autumn colors, […]

Free Article Download: Dreamy Layers by Stephanie Gard Buss

October 21st, 2016

Free Article Download: Dreamy Layers by Stephanie Gard Buss

 

“I love creating miniature collages set in resin. I first learned the resin-layering technique during a class with Jen Cushman. In the second class I took with her, the Iced Enamel base added a whole new dimension to my jewelry. I love the worn, painted look it creates in the bezel. When you begin with a colored, textured base, everything comes together beautifully.”

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  “I love creating miniature collages set in resin. I first learned the resin-layering technique during a class with Jen Cushman. In the second class I took with her, the Iced Enamel base added a whole new dimension to my jewelry. I love the worn, painted look it creates in the bezel. When you begin […]