Category Archives: 3D

Mixed Media Art: Distress Crayons And Embossing On Canvas

Oh yeah!  I’m a mixed media artist. That’s what you should be telling your friends and family.  We don’t just craft.  We create art using a variety of mediums.  So far this week, I’ve used distress markers, distress crayons, watercolor paints, dye and pigment inks, embossing powders, perfect pearls, metallic elements, canvas, paper and lots… Read More »

Handmade Halloween Treat Bags + Free Printable Project Sheet

Create handmade Halloween treat bags to celebrate the season! Let someone know that you’re thinking of them with a handmade treat or gift bag! You can tuck a giant candy bar inside this bag, a notepad and pen set, a gift card or a pair of seasonal socks! I created a video tutorial for you:… Read More »

10 Days of Thanksgiving Projects Framed Fall Decor

10 Days of Thanksgiving Projects Framed Fall Decor!  Have you tried framing some of your creations?  Somehow by framing your work, it feels more like art or home decor!  We often frame things other people make for us, why not things we make ourselves? The beauty of a paper project is that it is quick… Read More »

How To Create A Gusseted Gift Bag + Video Tutorial

Learn how to create a gusseted gift bag with my video tutorial!  These are adorable and they use the Fresh Prints Designer Paper Stacks. These little paper stacks are one of my favorite items that always seem to appear in the Holiday and Occasions catalogs.  Somehow, it feels less frightening to cut into a small… Read More »

A Few Of My Favorite Things

A few of my favorite things that aren’t retiring!  The designer papers, the leaf embosslit and the lace ribbon are retiring but…hurray!  Stippled Blossoms, Papillon Potpourri and From the Heart are not retiring! This two step stamp set is one of my favorites.  It’s just so pretty, no matter what color I stamp it in! … Read More »