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A Fond Farewell to Frilly & Funkie

Embossed snowflake tag holder

Frilly & Funkie Tag Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, and Happy New Year!  I’ll be spending this next week with family and see you back here in 2017.   This was originally posted in 2012.  This is my last project as a design team member with Frilly and Funkie. I…

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ATC with Sizzix Texture Fade & Diffuser (Tutorial)

Using Sizzix Diffusers with Distress Inks and ATCs

ATC with Texture Fade & Diffuser Welcome! As part of  my self-imposed challenge to create #halfanhourofart whenever I can, I made this Artist Trading Card (ATC) today using some favorite Distress Inks and Sizzix diecutting products. Feel free to join us over on Facebook in the #halfanhourofart Group. It’s a very supportive community and all…

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Art Journaling ~ Evidence

Art journal - Evidence - Dylusions Ink Sprays age - Marjie Kemper

I named this hot pink page Art Journal Evidence because when I was looking for a bold word to jump off the page, the ‘Evidence’ stencil was handy and fit nicely. Art Journal Evidence I originally published this page a few years ago. It’s one of my favorites.  The original page came together quickly as…

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Monoprints with Stencils Tutorial

Have you ever made monoprints with stencils?  There are loads of ways to do this. My favorite is with paint and a Gelli Plate. Monoprint with Stencils I started out with DecoArt fluid acrylics and squeezed dots of a few colors on my plate. I chose Phthalo Turquoise, Green Gold, and Titan Buff. A little…

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Behind-the-Scenes Business Tip ~ Pinterest Rotating Showcases

Have you heard about the Pinterest Rotating Showcase? They rolled it out last week. It’s a new format option for business account users. It allows you to tailor the first five boards a visitor sees. It takes next to no time to set up, which is great. If you’ve not engaged this new tool, your…

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#halfanhourofart

#halfanhourofart I have a proposition for you.  It’s free. It’s fast. And I think it will make you happy. Truly, personally, happy. I want you to give yourself the gift of 30 minutes of creativity this month. How do-able is that?  VERY! So, here’s the deal.  I’ve created a free private Facebook Group for us…

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