Days 41-44 of artsy index cards

Artsy Index Cards, Part 3 Welcome to the third installment of this 100-Day project.  I’ve been creating an index card each day for my part in it.  Click on these links to see the earlier posts:  Days 1-20 and Days 21-40. I decided to mix it up a bit with this third batch, so I…

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Mixed Media Collage Tag (Marjie Kemper)

Hi, friends. I’m back today with a jumbo “Brothers” collage tag using another Etcetera tag as my base.  These are the sturdy extra large chipboard tags Tim Holtz released in January.  This one is a bit smaller than the Nelson Mandela collage tag I made in March. Jumbo Brothers Collage Tag Today’s tag measures 6…

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Steampunk Distressed Sizzix Gears (Marjie Kemper)

Nelson Mandela Quote Collage I had such a good time creating this project using a powerful Nelson Mandela quote on a very large heavy duty tag. These giant Etcetera Thickboard tags come in three sizes and I used the largest, which measures 8.5″ wide X 14″ long. Tim Holtz released them with Stampers Anonymous at…

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Combining stamps, stencils and paints in your art journal (tutorial)

Today I’m combining ink & paint in one of my small art journals. Thanks for stopping by! This book measures 6″ X 8″, so it is 12″ wide as shown. The pages are colored with Distress Inks and a bit of paint. Any highlighted links are affiliate links that can be used at no cost…

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Embossed Imagine Chessboard Tag

Hello! I made the background for this tag using lots of Distress Inks.  Did you know they are embossable? I can still remember the first time I saw embossing powder melting.  It was early 20 years ago and it was a serious “Ah-Hah!” moment. The focal image is a Teesha Moore stamp. It’s an unmounted…

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Creativation 2017 Have you seen all the buzz about the Craft & Hobby Association’s (CHA) trade show in Phoenix?  The organization changed its name during the event to the Association for Creative Industries (AFCI).  There was lots of excitement as this change is meant to broaden the pool and be more inclusive of all creative…

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