BLOG HOP: Technique Junkies Website Relaunch

Technique Junkies has completely revamped their website! Now you can see stamps by categories, search the online catalog, and even find artwork, cross-referenced by the stamp sets used. And you can now find my current Palettini line of rubber stamps, exclusively designed for Technique Junkies on the site. In celebration of the website … [Read more...]

Always and Forever Valentine Heart Wall Hanging

My funny Valentine is off at a soccer tournament with my oldest this weekend, so I am taking the time to get some things together for when he gets home.  I am making his favorite cheesecake, some cookies and this little wallhanging with the title to a favorite song. The project started with this wood heart from Hobby Lobby. It's about 12" x 12". First I applied heavy gel medium to the … [Read more...]


The dictionary defines productivity as: "the quality, state, or fact of being able to generate, create, enhance, or bring forth goods and services." For a while now I haven't felt very productive.  I've been very active of course.  Running around playing chaffeur to three short people, going to the gym doing real life schtuff always keeps you busy.  But … [Read more...]

As Easy as Mixed-Media Apple Pie

I recently made an introduction post over at the Art Anthology's website and it was brought to my attention that I hadn't shared the details on one of the projects I posted.  Ooops! This is the 9" x 12" canvas board that I made during my Helmar UStream live video cast a few weeks ago.  You can view that recorded video here.  And while I'm at it, I will be … [Read more...]