Confession time: I’ve never been to Canada. Sooooo a couple of weeks ago my husband suggested we go Vancouver BC. I used to be always ready for an adventure, but I’ve become more difficult. It feels like too much trouble to get the time off work and trade shifts; arrange for someone to stay at… Read More Vancouver BC
Last month I was playing with watercolors and ended up with several pages of watercolor wash. I used some to make cards and the rest I decided to use to make resin pendants. Here is what I used: Watercolor paper Ken Oliver colorburst watercolors Ice Resin I used to be afraid of resin. Once at… Read More Resin and watercolor pendants
About a month ago I took a couple of classes online from Alisa Burke. This inspired me to try watercolors again. Watercolor artwork is something I admire, but I struggle with managing the colors, the water and all of that to make something recognizable. These watercolor flower cards are my try at working with watercolors.… Read More Watercolor flower cards
A few years ago I wanted an original small Easter bunny made out of fabric. Since I can sew I decided to try and make my own template and see what comes of it. The results were very these cute little bunnies and if you are looking for a quick sewing project these Easter bunnies… Read More Easter bunnies DIY
This week without any previous planning I ended up repurposing a little girl vanity into a Frida inspired vanity table. Here is the story: I love going to thrift stores. They are big treasure hunts. With a little effort and a little imagination you really can score some great stuff there. I picked up this… Read More Frida vanity table, repurposed furniture
When your coffee cup brings you joy long after the coffee is gone, now that’s money well spent. If you are a coffee drinker and a crafter and in addition to the boost of caffeine you need a little boost with positive affirmations now and then, then a coffee-cup-sleeve affirmation mobile is for you. I… Read More Coffee-cup-sleeve affirmations mobile
Doesn’t matter if you celebrate or not, Happy Valentine’s Day! We all could use a little more love. Open your heart to receive it, and reach in to give it. I’ve been drawing a lot of hearts lately in the Paper53 app. It’s my art on the go. There is a back button, my favorite… Read More Happy Valentine!