Every one loves free e- magazines….

So I have my collection on pinterest and thought maybe it was time to share these wonderful free magazine that I found  over the surfing on the internet I do. http://pinterest.com/rosebudinnh/online-magazines-for-free/  

Dream big

playing with my new stippling brushes working on inks and paints also tissue pasting.stamp on tissue then add glue mixture  or mod Podge to attach it gives a see threw look, very pretty… need to keep it straight, and not let the tissue fold when applying. just trying out new ways instead of glue thenContinue reading “Dream big”

blending black,white,red background for art

stared with white outline frame using a old credit card or mail trash credit cards,{lol}  paint red  from middle down then wipe card clean and with credit card scrape a black line at bottom area of page, now mix white paint and red so looks slightly pink scrap a layer on the top area.

Did you KNOW Yasutomo makes PAN watercolors?

Well yes they do! found these at the Hobby Lobby… while on vacation, and theres a bigger bonus they are PEARLESCENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!         and OH SO PRETTY………………………….   check it out a sweet case,  that has an insert on the lid for mixing your colors……….. so I have been playing with my make overContinue reading “Did you KNOW Yasutomo makes PAN watercolors?”

PAINT AND PEEL….with ranger non stick craft sheet…

choose 4 or 5 paint colors, I use acrylic paint for this, apply paint in strips squeeze it out add some dots ,circles whatever designs you like. Spread out the paint making it smooth , but not to deep , just sort of smoothing out and spreading , not to thin because you’ll be peelingContinue reading “PAINT AND PEEL….with ranger non stick craft sheet…”

paper clay and gold foil with fingernail designs from dollar store

Oh this was alot of fun adding mini beads, sparkles , gold foil flakes from tiny fingernail art designs that came in their own cute little bottles … NOW that I have your attention let me say how cool these little bottles are and you can make them over into necklaces also. but first IContinue reading “paper clay and gold foil with fingernail designs from dollar store”

more paper clay fun , lov this stuff………………….

I have been making necklaces, and beads,  hat pins,  flowers, leaves,butterfly’s, keys,just loving this paper clay, and experimenting with acrylic paint s sparkles, pearl ex, and then coating with Lisa P”s Magic-Glos UV Resin Dimensional Gloss for Crafts & Jewelry. love the results my necklace is a great example of how it worked. its justContinue reading “more paper clay fun , lov this stuff………………….”

shabby chic ribbon tube………………… How do you store your ribbion?

This is one of my spools I made from ribbon tubing, I glued two together added some paper clay to it and thicken the top and bottoms. flowers, leaves,balls ,butterflys are all made of paper clay.even the key is made of paper clay. then I sanded them and painted them some were put under theContinue reading “shabby chic ribbon tube………………… How do you store your ribbion?”

Craft Tips for Creating with Paperclay® Products.

  Craft Tips for Creating with Paperclay® Products. 1. Working Surface – Place plastic wrap (pieces cut from trash bags work well) over your work surface to prevent sticking. If you’re working on a waterproof surface, moisten the area beneath the plastic to anchor it to the table. Waxed paper may also be used, but itContinue reading “Craft Tips for Creating with Paperclay® Products.”

Why… yes I really am a princess!

well I added another page in my upgrade magazine art book, I still lov that this book used to sell clothes and now its my art book……. Here’s the latest page.. I played with paint splatter using an old tooth brush. then used a tooth pick for the small lines of gold. drew the girlContinue reading “Why… yes I really am a princess!”

new page for my upgraded catalog journal

I added a page in my new upgraded journal, I decided to use up some of my foils and experiment with my glue arts Glider gun , and it was so fun.    I applied   random strips all over the page,and then I took different color foils and rubbed them on, worked out GREAT. all theContinue reading “new page for my upgraded catalog journal”

upgraded catalog into art journal.

gesso and glued a used DYER SHEET to the magazine cover first. then gesso the page.   Glue a couple pages together for extra strength also helps when you  apply the gesso, Make sure the Gesso is dry before doing your next set of pages.you can leave a couple pages without Gesso and glue water colorContinue reading “upgraded catalog into art journal.”

Glue ARTs Glue Glider PRO fun tip

We all own some sore of glue runner type guns , This one is a favorite of mine it so easy  Take out the old Cartridge…  open new package and insert cartridge …  Throw away old Cartridge right?  OH NO DON’T THROW AWAY…. open up your empty cartridge take old tape off, then PULL theContinue reading “Glue ARTs Glue Glider PRO fun tip”

April showers bring May flowers swap…..With Edie Cournoyer

Another fun swap with Edie …I forgot to photo the first half of the swap with umbrella  , but I did get the photos of the 2nd half of the swap…             First I folded the mulberry paper in sections. then cut them into squares and then to random shaped circlesContinue reading “April showers bring May flowers swap…..With Edie Cournoyer”

I have been working on back ground pages

having fun with the paints and credit card spreading the paints. then I added the texture ,with texture magic. and more paint then some sparkle. and drew designs in the blue texture. added my mermaid.. I think I may do a yellow submarine for the other page. sea weed is also texture magic.I buy whiteContinue reading “I have been working on back ground pages”

my {SHE} girl art

a few years back it was called she art and they were mostly done with blank faces and no arms showing so it was easy to draw. no feet or some of them  just had a long dress. Well any ways they are back in again.  But now its girl art..    what ever face noContinue reading “my {SHE} girl art”

making stencils

well this is just a long process of trail and error  lol.. and do overs I started with a projector film, but it was to hard to cut into with out tears on fine details.   Even  tried  different Techniques not liking so…. I bought some furniture plastic on clearance because someday I will need thisContinue reading “making stencils”

WHIMSICAL CATS!

oh how fun are these cute kitties Annie  at:       http://craftylink.com/group/annie-s-crafty-adventures got me so inspired to paint these  WHIMSICAL  CATS! …..  I think hers are the CATS MEOW-……… so I gave it a shot. love the video she did painting her cats, then seeing her live painting the cats on line. well INSPIRING !!!! thisContinue reading “WHIMSICAL CATS!”

this was my challenge for this week , I took it and ran with it……………………

This weeks challenge is all about Spring!! Goodness knows with all of this grey dreary New England weather we’ve been having lately, some bright sunshine and warm air would be more than welcome. So this week I want to use Spring as our inspiration. The sounds, the colors, the animals, the flowers, and anything elseContinue reading “this was my challenge for this week , I took it and ran with it……………………”

Annie’s Crafty Adventure challenge at Craftylink

This weeks challenge is called “Mixed Manos Mania”! 1. Use your hand in your piece.  Trace it, take a photo, whatever works for you.  Just go with it. 2. Use a quote that has something to do with hands in your piece.  Here is a ilink to where you can find some: http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/hands.html This is theContinue reading “Annie’s Crafty Adventure challenge at Craftylink”

Art a long with craftylink.com used dryer sheets

this is a very fun,fun,fun project …. you can use lots of differnt things for this projects whatever you have a lot of scraps for: paper, or cloth, or even both. There is no wrong way in art!…… okay some things you’ll want to have on hand… Materials List 1+ (USED/SPENT) Dryer Sheets Decorative paper (i.e. napkins,Continue reading “Art a long with craftylink.com used dryer sheets”

A really fun and crafty place I have found………………

Need some crafty inspiration, looking for a challenge? Love to share with others? Need a place to get some crafty inspiration? You have come to the right place, we have lots of fun groups you can join for free in our community. We love to share ideas, photos, tutorials and so much more! There areContinue reading “A really fun and crafty place I have found………………”