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Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Easter Bunnies, Peeps and Mixed-Media Collage

Now traditionally this is how these guys normally hang out. But let an artist like Tracy Spadafora get hold of them and she turns them into art! Tracy is a painter who teaches studio art classes at colleges and museums in the Boston Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Rockin’ and Rollin’ Bunny Ring

I was flipping through Jewelry & Accessories from Everyday Objects By Tair Parnes and I nearly dropped the book when I saw this project! I just had to make it for Easter and share it with all you lovers of "Bunny-Bling". So off I went Read More

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Mixed Media
Mixed Media

Lynne Perrella’s Book Signing In Southern CA

Tuesday, April 15,  4-7 p.m. At Stamp Your Heart Out Located in The Claremont Village 141-C Harvard Ave, Claremont CA 91711 909 621-4363 Book Signing with Lynne Perrella. Meet Lynne, mixed-media artist for her only Southern Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Angela Cartwright, author of Mixed Emulsions: Altered Art Techniques for Photographic Imagery has some wonderful St. Patrick's Day posts on her Blog Said & Done  with a lovely green photo! This inspired me to try my hand at altering Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

A Great Tip From Greeting Cards In Stitches

Greeting Cards in Stitches: 30 Designs with Hand-Embroidered Embellishments by Sharon and Kristin Jankowicz This book is packed full of clever greeting cards that are embellished with hand stitching. They are so unique they'll become Read More

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Design
Design

Saying it With Stitches from the Jankowicz Ladies

I guess my "Blue Period" is continuing today. This uber-cute denim jacket rocks! Pun intended all the way around. I have been cranking out the embroidery as of late and I think this is going to be next on the list. I love the font and Read More

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Fiber
Fiber

Jean Therapy-it works!

I was at my Church of Craft meeting yesterday (see all our smiling crafty faces) and one of the girls pulled out this amazing purse. Everyone was intrigued, especially me, so I went to work on making a pattern. How does this Read More

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Art Techniques
Art Techniques

Art Journals & Creative Healing By Sharon Soneff

Art Journals and Creative Healing Restoring the Spirit Through Self-Expression by Sharon Soneff A beautiful, artistic offering that offers projects on challenging, but universal subjects. In follow up to Faith Books & Spiritual Read More

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Design
Design

Handmade Photo Albums-Preparing A Book Cloth

The first step in making an album is making the book cloth. I never new about this technique until I read this book. Handmade Photo Albums: Complete Instructions for Making 18 Fun and Creative Designs By Author and Photographer Tami Read More