I’m home a week now from Art Is You Mixed Media Art Retreat and I’ve finally gone through all my photos. I’ve written about Art Is You so many times, I’ll spare you the gushing post (but if you want to read more, click here or here or here or here). Since it’s a long…

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I’ve created a new page on my website to highlight the three workshops I’ll be teaching at Art Is You Mixed Media Art Retreats in Stamford this fall. All the details are right here, including links to prior posts I’ve written about my experiences at Art is You as both a student and an instructor:…

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Altered File Folders (Marjie Kemper)

Altered File Folders I’ve wanted to make altered file folders ever since I saw Ellen Vargo do this back in March.  In fact, Ellen’s project captivated me enough to start a Pinterest Board on Altered File Folders. The current challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous (school or office supplies) was just the prompt I needed to…

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Welcome to our 10th challenge celebrating Tim Holtz’s book, the Compendium of Curiosities, Volume 3.  The new theme has us working with Tim’s Assemblage Clock. Our sponsor this week is The Funkie Junkie Boutique, and there are fabulous prizes available from Tim and Mario as well. You can find the rules and FAQs at Linda’s site. One thing…

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Welcome to Compendium of Curiosities 3, Challenge #8!  Our new theme is Faded Layers found on page 58. Our sponsor this week is The Funkie Junkie Boutique, and there are fabulous prizes available from Tim and Mario as well.  The rules and FAQs are readily available at Linda Ledbetter’s site… please know one thing we…

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Mixed Media Collage Canvas I’m kicking off the latest Compendium of Curiosities challenge with this mixed media collage canvas. Our new challenge focuses on an Altered Burlap Panel (pg 37 of Tim’s book).  You’ll find all the information for Challenge #6 ~ Altered Burlap Panel ~ on Linda’s CC3C blog.  We ask that you not post tutorials on this technique,…

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