Category Archives: Mixed Media

New Design Team Announcement and Project

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New Design Team Announcement and Project

Hey everyone, I have some reveals coming, slow and one by one. The first is that I now have the privilege of being a part of the talented Design Team as a new member on the challenge blog Scrap Africa. What a wonderful opportunity to play with the big girls. There are monthly challenges and great sponsors with prizes for the winners. Below is my submission of this months challenge “Die Cuts” using them in any way and out of any type of media.  I had so much fun making my project.  I was able to use one of  Finnabair’s new stamps that was just released, her stamps are incredible and so fun to work with. For my die’s I used the Tim Holtz oval frame and wings die’s, lots of Lindy’s paints and of course gel medium with Finnabair’s glitters and micro beads. Take a look and I hope you enjoy.  Be sure to join in on the fun over at Scrap Africa.  See you there!!

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Happy New Year

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Hello there and Happy New Year.  Well lots of things planned for me and hopefully for you all as well.  First of all, had a little “glitch” with the new Crafty Artisan Challenge Blog, its not quite up and running yet so I’ll just keep on truckin down this crafty road.  I’ve decided to start an online art class this year, 52 weeks of instruction participating in the Lifebook 2015.  I love the work, the colors and the way it all makes me feel. “Feed my Soul” I say, Feed my Soul.  This will be my Mantra for the year 2015. This is a warm up exercise to get my mojo going. If you think you might feel like checking it out click here. Psst: I think I’m going to get one for a friend to, the course that is…

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Ok, next…On Monday morning I will be taking my first trip on a train to Los Angeles for Prima’s Art Venture!!! I’m over the top excited!!! I will be taught by some of the best. Alberto Juarez, Frank Garcia, Julie Nutting, Anna Babrowska FINNABAIR!!!, Jamie Dougherty and Trina McClune.  I still cant believe it true!!! pinch pinch. I will be taking my Go Pro Camera, long pole attachment and all the gadgets to get some awesome photo’s and video’s, I’ll be posting here and on my facebook page so you can share in all the festivities.

Art Venture Anaheim

Art Venture Anaheim

Ok and one last thing for now. I had to just make something that wasn’t a gift, for a swap or deadline. So here it is.  I had made this little burlap wrapped canvas with little pieces of chipboard ephemera and some little metals.  It was cute but I was just dieing to gesso it up and do something more.  You know what thats like, its nice but it could be better. So, gesso I did, some Lindy’s spays and Prima flowers.  What do you think? Better.

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Embellishment for Christmas or any occasion…

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Embellishment for Christmas or any occasion…

Hello my friends !  Happy Holidays. I cannot believe in just 10 days it will be Christmas. As I get older the years just seem to go faster. Oh well, then I better just enjoy each and every one of them.  I wanted to share these little metal embellishments that I made.  They are so easy and so beautiful.  I just picked out some metals that I like, I get mine at Miriams, The Craft Source. (sorry, I don’t know how to link, lol) and I used some vellum paper and the rosette die cut. Sandwiched the rosette in between the two metals and added a “say it with crystals” from Prima. Wala, instant embellishment.  Give it a try and let me know what you think.

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Exciting News!!!!!

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Your not going to believe this but I have been chosen for a Designer spot on the Crafty Artisans Blog which will go live on January 1st 2015.  This is so very exciting for me to been able to share my mixed media in challenges to all who follow.  I hope you will join us.  There will be monthly challenges and prizes for winners. We hope it will be a place to learn and inspire and have lots of fun along the way.  I will keep you posted as we move forward and closer to live time.

http://craftyartisans.blogspot.co.uk/