How To Turn Your Art Into Fabric

How To Turn Your Art Into Fabric

This past Summer, I wrote a pretty popular tutorial on¬†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! ūüôā 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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DIY Journal Ideas You’ll LOVE

DIY Journal Ideas You’ll LOVE

There are tons of great ways to make your own¬†DIY journal that inspires art and creativity. I’ve included my favorite¬†ideas for DIY journal making including awesome journal binding tutorials, journal cover ideas,¬†and even cute¬†decorating ideas. I think you should¬†have as much fun making your journal as you will using it, and these ideas will definitely get you creating in the right direction! 1. Mini Cereal Box Journals How cute is this? You know those tiny…

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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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