Breaking in a Gelli Plate

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Oooh! Isn’t that pretty! Today I am going to start walking you through the world of gelli plates. At least a little of what I know. There are so many ways you can make prints and so many ways to use the prints you make. But the most important point to remember is each print… Continue Reading


Let’s Make Layers

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I had been seeing all the beautiful Kelly Creates products online and thought it was time to try them out! I ordered a set of her beautiful Aqua Brush Pens when Blitsy was running a huge sell on them. Blitsy is a great way to find art supplies at an affordable price, as long as… Continue Reading


No, It Is Not Still Snowing – hahaha!

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Oh my word! That’s all I could think of to name this post. Hahahahahaha! Today I am pulling out an art journaling post from several years ago. Most of you are new readers since then – that was on an old blog. This should be new to you 🙂 . I was in an art… Continue Reading


Distress Oxide Sprays

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This is going to be a picture heavy/very little words kind of post. The reason? I forgot to take pictures while I worked. Sorry. The Distress Oxide Sprays from Tim Holtz and Ranger are a load of fun! A bunch of awesome in a bottle! You can either spray them directly onto your paper or… Continue Reading


Watercolor Inks

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I love taking beautiful colored tiles and tangling on them. Typically I use the YouTangle.art Tiles from Hahnemühle and on this particular day I took a handful and added beautiful color. I end up with something like this. But how does it begin? How do I achieve the wonderful color mix that I can then… Continue Reading


ATCs I Received

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ATC swapping is fun and it gives me something to do just for myself. I am not accountable to anyone when I work on these and it’s a nice change of pace. Pretty much every time I show you ATCs I worked on to trade – someone will ask me to show what I received… Continue Reading


Brea Reese Watercolor Ink

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Ooh! Isn’t that pretty? Lately you have seen me playing with Brea Reese’s alcohol inks. And I liked them so much I ordered a few bottles of her watercolor inks to try out. I ordered four colors and those are what you will see in these three tiles. And for whatever reason Amazon sent them… Continue Reading


One Last Brea Reese Alcohol Ink Technique

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Lately I’ve been working with the Brea Reese alcohol inks – using them in a variety of ways – and today I want to show you one last thing I did with them. I was working on small pieces of Yupo paper I received in a sample pack. ATC sized so they were small. I… Continue Reading


Swapping Vintage ATCs

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A few days ago I showed you the vintage ATCs I received from Beth Broadway in our ATC swap. FB group ATC Trades and Jams is doing a great job of keeping the swapping interesting. Let me show you the two vintage ATCs I made for Beth. Our prompt always includes making two ATCs that… Continue Reading


Letter T ATCs

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Another swap I signed up for revolved around the letter T. It was up to us how to interpret that and I usually go for the more literal and pick a theme that starts with the letter. And at this point I already knew these would be going to Beth so I wanted them to… Continue Reading