Gelli Plate and Bubbles

Mark making tools. As you find them put them into a box to save for days like this one! Let me show you a couple finds of mine. I don’t remember how I came into possession of this really cool piece of paper. It is thick and sturdy and I immediately thought gelli plate when… Continue Reading


Polar Bear ATC

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This was a fun ATC to put together – I love how it turned out! Creative Crafty Friends had a swap going for three altered playing cards turned into Christmas ATCs. I showed you my vintage Santa Clause not long ago. Today let’s see how this sweet little polar bear ATC came together. I began… Continue Reading


Easy Gelli Plate Project

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Last week I showed you a bunch of prints I made with gelli plates. Today let’s walk through a really simple technique that anyone can do with some basic supplies. Supplies. Uh yes, a photo would be helpful. Instead here is a list: gelli plate brayer acrylic paint – cheap is good stencil paper. And… Continue Reading


Letter R ATC

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Last week I showed you an ATC I made for the letter R – it was a rose. Today I want to show you the other ATC I made for the swap in Creative Crafty Friends and it is one of my favorites! I had this great collage sheet of rabbits and wanted to use… Continue Reading


C is for Cat – ATC

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The swap in Creative Crafty Friends was for the Letter C. For this particular swap we were to make two ATCs with the letter C in mind. A couple days ago I showed you the first Letter C ATC I made for Color. Of course I had to go with Cat for the second! How… Continue Reading


Alcohol Ink on Metal

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I apologize right up front. This project was made at nighttime and the lighting could have been better. I did take the final photos this morning by the window so you can have a more realistic idea of how the tin turned out. You have heard me talk about these wonderful YouTangle.art Tiles from Hahnemühle… Continue Reading


Letter C – Color!

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Working on my last set of ATCs for the year. Creative Crafty Friends has kept us pretty busy this month. I love the letter challenges! And the last one for this year is the Letter C. I have done the letter C in another group earlier in the year, so I wanted to do something… Continue Reading


Gelli Plate Sneak Peek

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I had some fun a couple days ago! Mark is in Florida hunting with his buddies and I had the kitchen to myself. I brought out a bunch of paint and gelli plates, mark makers and paper and had a blast! We have a huge kitchen with this long countertop. I only used part of… Continue Reading


Queen of Hearts

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Yes, I love it when the feature photo tells you absolutely nothing about what I am going to show you. Hahahaha! So. What am I going to show you? Let me show you. Hahahahaha! Yes, I am mega tired. Sorry. Allow me to introduce you to the Queen of Hearts! Isn’t she super cute? This… Continue Reading


Rose Collage Piece

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Today I want to show you an easy technique that has never let me down. I use it in art journaling, collage pages, on ATCs and I am pretty sure I could even do this in Bible journaling. Hmmm. That might be an interesting thing to try. Anyhoo. Let me walk you through collaging with… Continue Reading