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A Must See Card by Richele

Richele Christsensen: Playing with Texture Paste

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Wow, saw this gorgeous vintage Christmas Card on Richele Christensen’s blog and knew I had to try something like this for my Christmas Cards this year. There are so many possible ways to use these techniques; my mind is spinning. I love the use of the texture paste to create a watercolor surface to use with the distress markers. The Stampers Anonymous stencils and stamps are perfect for my vintage heart. And to top it off – distress glitter – I love the vintage feel of the distress glitters. I think I will have to have them all. Hope this will inspire you as much as it did me.  Now it’s time to go shopping for some new supplies!

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Mixed Media Mania

Tim Holtz Mixed Media Assemblage Clock

Mixed Media Assemblage Clock

I am so thrilled to be offering my first mixed media class: Mixed Media Assemblage Clock! It’s this Saturday, July 12, from 12:30 to 2:30. It features the Tim Holtz Assemblage Clock, Distress Paint Dabbers, Jewelry Pendant, and lots of Paper Flowers and Ribbon. So cute. You have to see it to believe it. Continue reading

De-Stress With Distress Technique Classes

Are you ready for some relaxation and fun (also known as crafting therapy)? I know I am! Well, why not join me this Saturday for some crafty classes?!

Have you ever wanted to see what scrapbooking is all about? Well, here’s your chance. This Saturday, June 28, 2014, I will be hosting a Scrapbooking 101 Class from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. The class is free, but you will need to purchase some supplies and bring along ten to twenty photos of your choice. I will take you through the organizational processes, basic design considerations, and essential tools and how to use them properly. We will work on a basic page layout before you leave the class to get you started on the scrapbooking journey.

Distressed Tags Class

Distressed Tags Class

Then I hope you will stick around for the Distress Tags Class from 3:00 to 5:00 pm. We will explore blending and distressing techniques using the wonderful Ranger Distress Ink Pads and Stampers Anonymous clear acrylic stamps and #8 manilla tags.  Take these techniques and create your own wonderful bookmarks, gift tags and journal tags for your scrapbook pages. You will be in love with ‘Distress’ by the time we are done. This will be the last time this class is offered. Continue reading