7 Life Changing Things You Can Learn Today

7 Life Changing Things You Can Learn Today

(*This post contains sponsored links that help support this site. All opinions are 100% my own.*) Haven’t you always wanted to learn the basics on one of these skills but never seem to have the time? For a limited time, Craftsy is letting you download these awesome PDF eGuides for free! Even if you don’t have time now, download them to read on your iPad or phone when you are waiting in line or when…

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How To Turn Your Art Into Fabric

How To Turn Your Art Into Fabric

This past Summer, I wrote a pretty popular tutorial onย how to get your hand drawn artwork into the computer so you can do stuff with it. It is a process I use all the time with my illustrations and watercolor paintings. (Even for creating sewing patterns believe it or not!) Over the last week, I have been sharing a few sneak peeks of my latest pattern project on social media…and now it is done! I…

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Unbelievable Black Friday Deal – Craftsy Classes

Unbelievable Black Friday Deal – Craftsy Classes

I had planned to remain pretty quiet today…There is SO much noise from retailers on Black Friday that I didn’t want to add to the frenzy unless I had something unbelievably good to share. And then THIS showed up on my phone.     Um…HELLO!! How could I not tell you about this! ๐Ÿ™‚ I buy Craftsy classes all the time and love how easy they are to watch on my phone. I am one…

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Make Kids Art Glasses

Make Kids Art Glasses

My son loves to draw. He also loves to use drinking glasses, one after another. Honestly, sometimes I think he takes a sip out of each glass in the house before proclaiming it dirty and putting it into the sink. To celebrate his love of art and our need to give him one glass that literally “has his name on it,” I used one of his drawings as inspiration for a custom glass he can…

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How to Paint Perfect Lettering

How to Paint Perfect Lettering

Ever try to create a painted sign, only to end up with squiggly, ugly lettering? Sign artists use rulers and lines to create cool lettering, but use this trick, and your handpainted letters and signs will look professional every time! What you’ll need: Saral Transfer Paper A sharp pencil Something to layout and print text How to hand paint lettering: First, layout and print the text you want to use in a font you like….

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