A Fond Farewell to Frilly & Funkie

Embossed snowflake tag holder

Frilly & Funkie Tag Happy Holidays!  Today I’m sharing a pocket tag filled with wishes. This is my last project as a design team member with Frilly and Funkie. I want to thank Linda Coughlin and all my Design Team buddies for their support, friendship, and encouragement over these last nine months.  I’ve loved being…

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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. How to create this ATC I started out with a blank artist trading Card (ATC) which I ran through…

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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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Free group for those wishing to create art more frequently

#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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