My Journal Monday–Week 29

I’ve been out for a while–dealing with family, work and life in general.  I’ve finally had a little break in the clouds and took some time to feed my creative side.  I am doing a journal swap with a fine group of ladies I met a retreat a few years ago.  We have stayed in […]

My Journal Monday–Week 22

Last week I posted some journal pages that I had created primarily with some of Lindy’s Stamp Gang spray inks and a Stencil Girl Products’ StencilClub (StencilGirl StencilClub) stencil set from November that was designed by Seth Apter : Unfortunately you could not really see one of the spray ink colors in this spread.  It is an iridescent that […]

My Journal Monday–Week 21

This week I had a lot of catching up to do at the house and several things planned away from home.  It’s been tough getting any time to be “arty” the last several days!  This week’s My Journal Monday was mostly playing with some new art supplies and a little letter tracing–a very cathartic activity indeed! 🙂 I […]

Paint Party Friday!

I have been busy this week doing my Christmas gift shopping and a whole bunch of nothing besides sitting at the computer and catching up on reading and projects and doing yet MORE shopping–a lot of it for myself!  LOL!  I purchased some videos at Interweave’s Cyber Monday sale and some other classes that I […]

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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 […]

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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 […]