I actually created 2 tags using the February tutorial at Tim Holtz February tag. Oddly enough, they are kind of symmetrical. The pink one on the right was sent to my swap partner in the Tim Holtz group on swap-bot. The purple one on the left stayed at home with me. It’s good to have … [Read more…]
I was reading blogs a few days ago and saw the cutest paper doll on a matchbox. The legs are 2 matches. It was the perfect papercraft for the Doll Lovers Swap group I recently joined. So I made the little boxed dolly above. She’s on a little 32 count matchbox. The paper doll is … [Read more…]
Another month, another altered tag inspired by Tim Holtz. Here is his version of the tag (click photo for his tutorial): I didn’t have that queen of hearts stamp, so I laser printed a tarot card of the Lovers for February and used that with distress markers instead. I must say – using distress markers … [Read more…]
This has become one of my favorite books in my craft library. For the first time ever, I actually read an instructional sewing book cover to cover rather than just browsing the pretty photos. And then I started trying the projects.
I made this the night before the Windycon sci-fi convention art show but it didn’t sell and I’m actually glad it came back to me because I kinda like it. It’s a little quilted heart with the free-motion words “love” and “me.” Along with a metal key, a black rose, and lots of fiber layers … [Read more…]
As stated before, I want to update the look of my blog with something original. I’ve designed websites before, but I’ve always relied on free graphics. This time I want something original. So I went looking for ideas to inspire me. And I unlocked the secret to graphic design that has eluded me for years.
Do you swap? I’ve been thinking about joining these swaps where you make something and send it off to a stranger, and somebody sends you the item they made. So today I signed up at Swap-Bot and filled in my profile. It’s a free service, complete with ratings to help avoid people getting gyped by … [Read more…]