Scrapbook Soup Interview

Last year, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer asked for submissions from her blog readers of crafty stuff for Scrapbook Soup, a new TV craft show. Since I love using glue as a resist,¬† I submitted my glue resist card tutorial. It was accepted for Episode 107. You can find the PDF Here. This week Julie is posting…

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Scratch Art

I saw this technique demonstrated by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer on Scrapbook Soup and I just had to try it. You can watch the Scrapbook Soup episodes online starting in April. Julie used Pastelbord as the substrate. I visited our local Blicks which did not carry it. I really love our local Blicks store. Everyone is…

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Sunday ATCs

In the last session of my Fearless Art Journaling class, Teresa from the library gave everyone a cute envelope of blank atc cards to continue the art journey. She’s holding a holiday tea in December at East Branch for those who have attended (and taught) the art classes this year where they will exchange these…

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Collage in Color Review

This is one of those emags from Interweave – the first one about collage. As I’ve said before, I love regular magazines I can hold and drool over, but I also enjoy these that have videos embedded of some of my favorite artists and pdfs I can print and save. Some of the articles in…

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Balzer Stencils: Herringbone and Wonky Circles

I mentioned before our trip that I received several of Julie Fei-Fan Balzer’s new stencils from The Crafter’s Workshop. Here is how I used the Summer stencil. Here are a couple more of the stencils and what I did with them. The first up is Herringbone. What’s neat about stencils is you don’t have to…

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Pocket Journal With Fabric Tape

I bought this jelly roll almost a year ago on sale. I’ve been waiting for a project to use it. We always take a long trip in the Fall and I’ve wanted a journal to take with me. Last year I took spiral-bound note cards which were great for writing down activities, but I needed…

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