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Canvas Calendar for the New Year

I read this post from Alisa Burke at Redefine Creativity and decided that I had to make one. This is a 6 inch by 6 inch stretched canvas that was primed with gesso and had the first coat of paint.  It had been waiting on the side … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, art, paint | Tagged , , | 9 Comments

Playtime: Rolled Felted Beads – tutorial

I started making these rolled felt beads a few weeks ago and thought you might enjoy making some for your projects. Here is what you will need to get started. pieces of wool felt bamboo skewer or knitting needle (to wrap the … Continue reading

Posted in 2009, beads | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Piano Hinge Paper Bag Book

One of my art buddies, Elizabeth, posted this tutorial on her blog and I have been anxiously waiting to make one.  Well last night I took a break from the concertina journal to try one of these books.  WOW!  This … Continue reading

Posted in 2008, journal, paper, simple | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Playtime: Paper and Paint Background Tutorial

Thank you for all of the comments and emails that I received on my Playtime: Paint and Paper post. Many of you asked if I would please write a tutorial – so I have written out my step by step … Continue reading

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Christmas Giftie Ideas

I was reading through the Everyday Matters Yahoo group threads today and came across this post on Making a Simple Sketchbook posted by Nina Johansson in Sweden.  I pulled out a small scrap piece of the Fabriano Watercolor paper and … Continue reading

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