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    Scrapbook Paper Flowers DIY from scraps

    Learn to make these easy scrapbook paper flowers DIY to add dimension and texture to your scrapbook layouts from scraps you already have! I love making my own embellishments for my scrapbook layouts and these scrapbook paper flowers DIY is one of my all-time favorites. They’re fairly basic and can be made using die-cut machines and your dies, Cricut cutting machines, or fussy-cut from my pattern. Grab my scrapbook paper flowers DIY PDF pattern here. These particular scrapbook paper flowers DIY are my hand-drawn design – I know, who hand draws anymore? Me. I do. I am so technically-challenged that I just haven’t figured out how to design these in…

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    It started with a drip

    It all started when the old guy bought a new faucet for the kitchen. Have you had one of those projects? It’s a simple project that goes south in a matter of minutes. We have very hard water, which made the water lines corrode around the base of the faucet to the sink. That made it impossible to break loose. We tried everything to loosen it – even applied heat with a torch. Nothing worked. We removed the sink and faucet in one piece thinking that would easier, but we still couldn’t get them to separate. So it was off to buy a new sink. Guess what? The new sinks…

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    A magnetic attraction

    We’ve been in our new location going on eight months now so I guess it’s really not so new anymore. I’ve always felt bad because we never had time to paint before we moved everything in and then it’s just been busy keeping up with classes, custom furniture painting and painting pieces to sell in the Studio. This week’s workload was a little light so I got the itch to put some paint on a wall. I tested four or five colors last week and not one was well received by the majority so I finally settled on the beautiful light grey we had at our first location. There was…

  • DIY,  Jewelry

    Layering canvas and glitter

    Howdy! Linda here with my first design team post for Art Glitter – a sparkly glittered canvas brooch. It’s so easy to make and you’ll love hearing all the compliments you get when you wear it. Start by gathering your supplies. I used: Art Glitter Pink Cameo Vintage Glass Glitter Art Glitter Juicy Fruit Ultrafine Transparent Claudine Hellmuth’s Studio Sticky-Back Canvas brayer non-stick craft sheet Grungeboard Tattered Floral Alterations Sizzix Die scrap white tulle and organza walnut spray (I use crystals to make my own spray) copy paper button needle threaded with strong quilt or carpet thread tie pin thimble I cut the sticky-back canvas with the Tattered Floral die…