How to: Using Blending Brushes

I love trying new things, and today’s post is all about this new tool, a blending brush. When Lisa Dodson mentioned these blending brushes, I just had to try them out. I found these on Amazon. They are made to be used with stamp pads on paper. You can find tutorials on You Tube about…

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2021 Christmas Ornaments

For those of you who have been with me for awhile you know that every Christmas instead of gifts, Dave and I make each other an ornament. They are made in secret and given on Christmas Day.  Mine are usually just an offshoot of what I’ve been working on at the time. I always make…

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2021 My Favorite Things

As the year is coming to a close, I again want to share with you five of my favorite things I’ve been using in the studio this year. There are links to the products in the paragraph above the pictures. These are not affiliate links. I bought a new little light for my Elna. I…

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Playing with Tulle

I’ve never really played with tulle until the last couple of months. I’ve found that it can cover up mistakes, dull down colors, pull the piece together, and last, but not least, add bling. Unfortunately, photos just don’t do the bling justice! I bought these three colors to add stars to my cards. It was…

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Easy Sewing Projects

I’ve been having fun just sewing easy stuff. I belong to a group where we get together every month. Well, that was until Covid. We are now meeting again, but for lunch instead of dinner. Since we are all retired it’s so much more enjoyable to meet for lunch. We used to exchange ornaments which…

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A New Challenge – Recycling Jewelry

I have so much jewelry, much of which I bought at thrift stores. The majority of these finds I really never intended to wear it, but add it in my art. However, they were put aside, until this past September when I dug through my stash, and made my Goddess piece I showed you on…

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Adding More Cards

The last couple days I’ve been adding to my art for the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana Holiday Fair. I had taken a bunch of goodies down there a week ago. When I noticed someone else had cards, Andrea told me I could definitely bring more stuff. So I’ve been making a few cards to…

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Preparing for Holiday Fair

The Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana is holding a Holiday Fair starting next week, and they asked if I’d like to participate. I’ve never done this, so I thought it would be a good way to get my art out, and a way to use up some of my supplies.

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