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Altered Jigsaw Puzzle Piece #6

G’day everyone. Welcome to my Altered Jigsaw Puzzle piece for today, I’m up to number # 6 of 9 of my series. I wanted to use some music notes and wasn’t sure where I was going to head with this. I pulled out my musical dies and I also had an embossing folder. I was happy how this turned out and will be a great addition to the other 5 Altered Jigsaw pieces that I have on my wall. You can adapt these to be fridge Magnets, or mount them into a frame and…

Take 5 Art Collaboration – Mixed Media – March

G’day everyone, Welcome to the Take5 Art Collaboration for March. Helen from Journal With Purpose has pulled the prompts for this month. We also have a new member to our group, “Welcome Windy from Windy Iris Art”. March Prompts: Use Washi Tape Add Texture Paste Yellow Use at least 2 stamps Add Spatters List of Supplies: Tim Holtz Idea-ology Cling Foam Alphabet Stamps (Block Upper) Finnabair stamps – Don’t forget to fly Mont Marte Gesso Semco Acrylic Paint – Daffodil, Bright Yellow & Antique Gold Baby wipes Mont Marte Acrylic Paint – Raw Amber Heat…

How to Create a Mixed Media Hand Mannequin

G’day everyone. I purchased this mannequin hand some time ago and today have decided to do a mixed media project, instead of doing an Art Journal. I have so enjoyed do this, and is something a bit different to create. It took me roughly four hours to complete, due to making sure that the napkins were dry in between layers. I hope you enjoy this process video and that this inspires you to do something like this. To see how…

Creating a Baby Tri Card using various metal Dies.

G’day everyone. Today I’m doing another baby card using AliExpress Balloons and KaiserCraft Baby Animals Dies and Stamps. Supplies used: – KaiserCraft Baby Animals Stamp and Die set AliExpress Crystal Craft Blank Ink Hero Arts Little One Stamp Set. Card Stock – PortaCraft White, Black, Blue, Pink & Yellow PortaCraft Marble Paper Mexpy Pens – Shades of Grey Fiskars Corner Punch EK Tweezers Pencil Cello Tape Scissors Ranger Clear Embossing Powder Heat Gun PVA Glue Double-sided Adhesive tape Spectrum Noir – Sparkle Card Measurements 14.5cm x 10.5 cm Head over to my YouTube Channel for a visual tutorial, how I…

Male Birthday Card – Including tips on using dies differently & stretching your supplies further

G’day everyone. I’m making a birthday card today, and I’m going to use some dies differently to make a different type of fish tail on banners. I love finding ways to stretch my supplies further. Tip 1 – Buy White cotton, twine, thread, anything white and use either Distress Spray Stain, Reinkers, even food colouring to colour your thread the colour you want. Tip 2 – Look at your dies you have and can you use part of the die to make different fish tails? This technique with use the partial die cutting method. Check out my YouTube video how…

Take 5 Art Collaboration – February

G’day everyone, Welcome to the Take5 Art Collaboration for February. I’ve been honored to pick the prompts for this month, and they are: – Add Butterflies or Dragonflies Add a Napkin Use Black & White & shades of Use Bubble wrap to add paint or media Add Paint with a gift card Supplies used: – KaiserCraft Notebook Masking tape Mont Marte white gesso Creative white acrylic paint (K Mart Brand) DecoArt Metallic’s Black Pearl acrylic paint Semco Metallic Silver acrylic paint iTunes card (Prompt) Bubble wrap…

Vintage Birthday Card with Envelope and Wax Seal

G’day everyone. I’ve been asked to make a special card for a special lady and also wanted the word Nan on the card somewhere on the front. I decided to make this with a vintage feel to it, and it was a great challenging. The person that received this card, absolutely loved it. Script Paper, then softening the paper with water and using a cake pastry tool, I weakened the fibers in the paper to make it easier to roll. I also use the pastry tool and some foam to curve the petals on the flowers. By rubbing the back…