Sunday Words

Job 28:20-21   This post is also being linked to the following blogs for their challenges: Art Every Day Month where Leah Piken Kolidas hosts the challenge to do something creative every day during the month of November every year We Love to Create where anything goes while being creative Rhedd’s Creative Spirit where anything […]

Creative Every Day

I did some creative writing at work today and got REALLY creative solving a potential challenge but I had more fun after I came home.  I played with layers and I think if it hadn’t been PAST time for me to go to bed that I would still be in the studio layering away! This […]

Focus on the Beautiful Things

I finally feel like I may be officially back in the land of the living!  Yay!! I have been working slowly on a journal page since the weekend and I finally finished it this morning.  I posted an “in progress” glimpse of it in this week’s My Journal Monday.  I colored the flower with primarily […]

Stencil Reuse

Yesterday I posted about getting all of the inky goodness out of your stencils that have been spayed with inks.  Today I want to talk about a second method of “reusing” your sprayed stencils. Below is an original spray of a stencil (Urban Outsiders Stencil designed by Seth Apter for StencilGirl Products) and three follow-up flip […]

Conservation and Recycling

I have been working on learning better uses for my stencils.  One of the most popular techniques right now is using dye-based sprays with them.  I haven’t done so well with this yet but I’m sure with a little practice I will finally get the right touch to get the look I am trying to […]

Vacation & Art!

It has been a busy couple of months with some BIG deadlines both at work and personally at church and some other areas of my life.  I am going home today but I have spent the last week with family at a rental home on the beach on Hilton Head Island, SC.  It has been […]

DLP Week 1 Challenge

Finally!  I finally felt like doing something a little more substantial than mindlessly painting some backgrounds in my day planner!  I want to participate as much as possible in the Documented Life Project.  This year they are concentrating doing a full-sized journal page(s) as opposed to just creating a planner/journal.  They are all such great […]