I think I mentioned a few posts back that I had bought a few yards of black ultrasuede from the fabric store that was going out of business in my area. Well I've been meaning to do some painting on it and so this morning I broke out the paint and stencils. A while ago [...]
I've been a fan of Karen's work for a while now. I don't think she's ever posted a piece of work that didn't make me stop and say WOW. So I'm thrilled beyond description to now have a piece of her work to display in my home:
This is from her "Fragments"[...]
I've been working on some commission orders for paper bag journals over the last few days and at the same time I thought I'd create a few new journals for the shop as well:
These are all brown paper bag surfaces and the one on the far right has been filled with hand painted [...]
Terri and I are spreading some holiday cheer with a 12 days of Christmas celebration with 12 days of give aways!
In order to participate all you need to do is sign up for the Two Creative Studios newsletter. Every day starting on Sunday December 14,2008 Terri and I will choose [...]
I'll be the first to admit that my photography skills are seriously lacking. I have a beautiful Canon Rebel XT EOS camera with lots of bells and whistles on it and honestly I don't know how to do much more than point and shoot with the thing. So in an effort to improve my photos [...]
I've been working mostly on pick up projects the last couple of days. You know,those projects that you start and then for whatever reason don't feel like finishing so you stuff them on the shelf or in a drawer. Well I was doing some clean up and came across these three mini journals that [...]
I spent about 4hours this morning painting lots and lots of paper…This was just the first batch,there was 4 more batches after this one. I think I've got enough to last me a while now! Some of these papers made it into this paper bag journal:I filled the inside of this one [...]
This week I've been working on making some more samples for the Creative Box Making class. I needed to make another house box because I didn't take any photos when I made the first couple. So ….
The one on the left with the thatched roof is done with the Amate bark paper instead [...]
Last week I made a couple of journals to give as gifts:
I used black ultrasuede on this first one. It was the first time I used a fabric on a hard cover journal and it worked beautifully. The key is from Tinsel Trading and is covered with glass glitter. It really sparkles. The [...]
Creative Box Making for the Fiber Artist is now open for enrollment!
Textured surface potpourri box
I love to make boxes and in this class I’m going to show you how to make several different styles of boxes ranging from simple square ones and house shaped boxes to teapots and boxes that unfold into game [...]