Combining fine art rubber stamping, mixed media techniques and paper crafting,these are art forms that I love to share. I like the idea of learning together -- sharing what I learn and learning from what others share.
The weather here may not reflect it's the first of May but I know it in my heart. What better way to welcome the month of May than to celebrate the beautiful colors of nature. I've been wanting to find the time and patience to discover how well the Chameleon Color Tone pens work . . . using one pen for various tones. I am just beginning and I made two cards over the weekend using them. Altenew Stamps & Dies: Beautiful Day Stamp Set (including sentiment) Beautiful Day Die Set
Yikes! It's been since the end of November since I've shared something artsy with you. Two trips to London, the holidays, a trip to Orlando, a trip to Palm Springs, and a month of the awful crud has certainly turned the daily routine of life upside down and sideways. Trying to catch up is another saga. I saw this technique on one of Jennifer McGuire's videos and loved it. It requires a layered stamp set, a stamp positioner like the Misti, VersaMark ink and Perfect Pearls. Alt
I belong to RubberMoon's MoonMail Club. For the low monthly subscription fee, we are sent a stamp that is designed just for Moonies, along with an extra goodie or two. RubberMoon and Inchie Arts work together very closely and I usually enjoy one of their Art Square Boards, i.e., inchies, twinchies, Art Swatch, etc. You can click on this link to read all about joining the MoonMail Club: https://rubbermoon.com/pages/moonmail-club. Some Moonies swap Moon creativity with that mo
Yesterday was my husband's birthday. He's not a flashy person; he likes most everything to be of simple lines and color. We went to Seattle to enjoy dinner with his son, so I decided this card would be the perfect one for him, thanks to Altenew Stamps. On a piece of Tim Holtz Distress Watercolor Card Stock, I stamped the image with VersaMark using my MISTI. I heat embossed with white embossing powder. With the small distress ink pads, I applied two colors of Distress Inks; I
It's a holiday weekend. My weekend started with a road trip to Long Beach, WA for a garage sale; it was a bit far to drive since it was a little more than 100 miles away from home. It was a fun time because I enjoyed the company of my sister-in-law and another good friend in the car, and I was able to see a long-time family friend that I hadn't seen for almost 2 years. The views from her home are spectacular since they live on the ocean beach. When I returned home, my husband