Mixed Media on Tumbled Tile

Back in June I visited Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the first time and taught workshops at a wonderful shop called Bizzy B's.  Barb, the owner, gave me a tumbled tile to decorate.  They place these on the wall in the store.  The pretty gallery of tiles is lovely to see.  But this little tile has been sitting on my counter for far too long - so this morning I … [Read more...]

A Royal Cover Up for the Beach

Here's a quick couple of techniques that you can use to make the portions of the Heidi Swapp folder album cover work for ANY theme. You can place a base coat of Glimmer Mist onto the surface and quickly buff it off the surface to reveal the designs.  But what if the designs don't suit your theme?  Do a royal cover up! After the first coat is dry, add a second coat, a bit … [Read more...]

Shabby Cherries Card with Webster’s Pages

I don't make a lot of projects during the Summer - for three short reasons. ;)  Time is at a premium, and there is just too much fun to be had.  After a tea party lunch, complete with cake and an afternoon of thunder showers, the kids are back to camping out in the family room for one more night.    So tonight I decided to take one piece of paper and see where it … [Read more...]

Mixed Media: Combining Coloring Tools

Now that we've returned from our annual trip to the Carolinas, I spent last night creating this mixed media scrapbook page, using a 12x12 canvas scrapbook page as the base.  I cannot decide if I'm going to put it in my scrapbook album, or mount it onto a wall-hanging canvas at this point.  I love having our memories right on display in the house, so the latter will probably win … [Read more...]