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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 | Tagged , | 27 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 … 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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Color chart – Have you made one?

I saw a wonderful color chart posted by a member from Everyday Matters Yahoo Group.  I kept looking at it wondering why it never occurred to me to make one for myself.  What a great idea, especially for someone just … Continue reading

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More Paper Play

Continuing my Creative Mixed Media Journaling Techniques on line class, I made some sprayed watercolor papers to add to the journal.  These were created with Dick Blick liquid watercolors poured into small spray bottles and used full strength.  I am using … Continue reading

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I Made Marbled Papers!

WOW!  What you can do with a can of foamy shave cream, liquid watercolors and sketch paper.  Lesson 2 in the Creative Mixed Media Journaling Techniques on line class was to make marbled papers. I just spent the past two hours playing … Continue reading

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A Challenge – A Paper Crown

Here is my answer to Laura’s Paper Crown Challenge on her blog, Layers of Color.  This week’s challenge was to create a paper crown using at least one rubber stamp.  I started with a sheet of Fabriano Water Color paper … Continue reading

Posted in 2008 | Tagged | 8 Comments