Organized Color System


I often get asked how I keep track of the product and colors I have on hand. You should see my studio! It is a small room with a never ending job of organizing and maintaining and stashing and storing. One day I’ll give you a real tour, but for today let’s talk about an… Continue Reading

Alcohol Pearls


Ranger and Tim Holtz recently came out with a new alcohol ink product called Alcohol Pearl. Beautiful pigment and dye inks that create pearlescent effects, they are super fun because you never know what they are going to do. And they are just so wonderful and shimmery. Yesterday I brought out a 9″ x 12″… Continue Reading

Brea Reese Alcohol Inks


Do you see that preview image? I love those colors and how this piece turned out! Brea Reese Alcohol Inks. I have a bunch of colors now and just wanted to see how they look on paper. Nothing fancy. Just color. I began with these three colors – blush, orange, and cadmium yellow – and… Continue Reading

More ATCs I Received


Rules have changed within the FB ATC Trades and Jams group and these will probably be the last of my ‘official’ trades in the group. I have a couple to show you that I received this past week. One the June trades I participated in was for the Letter F. These two ATCs came from… Continue Reading

Robin Mead’s Colorflow Journal


Yesterday I showed you a few books I made to store my tangled tiles in. Easy ways to have portable art to create in and to display. Today I want to show you a beautiful book my friend Robin Mead made for me in her own uniquely wonderful style! And she calls this a Colorflow… Continue Reading

Hahnemühle Bamboo Mixed Media


I have been working on a special project that I will post tomorrow. To complete the project I needed to color a few of the Bamboo Mixed Media tiles from Hahnemühle. I love them! At roughly 3″ x 4″ you can work with one in a short amount of time and have something really beautiful!… Continue Reading

New Dyestress Ink Colors


New colors! That is always a fun thing! And when they are as fun to use as the ColorBox Dyestress ink pads that is even better! This past week I received six new colors in the mail! Beautiful colors, too! I won’t repeat the names – you can see them in the photo. I paired… Continue Reading

Share Your Love of Washi


Do you love washi tape? I do! Do you have a collection of rolls and rolls and rolls of the stuff? I do! Is it everywhere? In every drawer, in every basket, laying out on the desktop? Well, mine isn’t any longer. One day I’ll show you how I got all the washi under control…. Continue Reading

Letter F ATC Swap


ATC Trades and Jams on Facebook is doing their monthly swaps! I signed up for three this month. Today I want to show you what I did for the Letter F Swap! So, Mark and I batted around ideas for the letter F. I kept coming up with fog but couldn’t think of anything to… Continue Reading

Ecoline Liquid Watercolor


Royal Talens in the Netherlands has a relatively new product out and I just had to have some! You know how I am about color! Hahahaha! Ecoline Liquid Watercolors come in a variety of colors. I went for a set of them and I paired them with Hahnemühle‘s fabulous cold pressed watercolor postcards. I worked… Continue Reading