I have been drawing, A LOT and my recent focus has been on peonies! Peonies are the “new rose.” Roses are symbolically timeless and classic but peonies are so diverse, full and romantic. They also symbolize good fortune and prosperity. I remembered putting some simple little peonies into some of the stamps in my Spring
Hi all. Seth Apter back on the blog, sharing a recent piece that I have created. One of my mottos when it comes to mixed media is more is more. There is always room for one more layer or a little more texture. But I also have another motto and that is it is all
I had to use the Aren’t You Sweet Etched Dies from the Market Fresh Collection by Debi Adams as something more than a paper craft project. With summer coming around the corner, this kind of project would be fun for little girls to create and wear with pride – an Aren’t You Sweet Strawberry Pendant!
Hello, fellow makers! I’m thrilled to be sharing this fun and easy aloha sign as a guest maker on the Spellbinder’s blog today! I love this little Pineapple Contour Steel Rule Die and knew I just had to make something cute for our front door with it, so I came up with the following design.
I am always looking for ways to take my die cuts to a new level. For me, that usually means layering, texturizing or dimensionalizing. Those are words, right? I used a heat embossing technique on the pieces I am showcasing today to create more texture, interest and a bit of sheen on the surface of
Target + DIY = Retail Therapy + Creative Therapy: my happy place equation that makes my trips to get a gallon of milk and new socks for my kids much more exciting! I found this plain little geometric vase at Target and saw so much potential. I decided to hit YouTube to see if I