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Finished Recycled Book

This is my third book I started during Your Stuff… Use it! month.  For this art journal I used some craft paint on news print, and then used that to cover some packaging (I believe it was a pizza box top).  For a while I have been collecting advertisements that come in the mailbox.  They are mostly for carpet cleaning, real estate, dance classes in the area, dry-cleaning, etc.  I kept them because they come in various sizes (from post card to about a 6×12 inch) and they are a nice weight (card-stock-ish).  The draw back, is they are glossy, so might be a pain to work on when the time comes.  I bound these with my current favorite technique.  (Muse said use red and yellow sock yarn with blue and teal covers. Who am I to argue?)  That was about it for this one.  Not too complicated… Kept the cover really plain, for now, but strung some beads off the end.  If you look closely you can see shells, teal and coral glass beads, and some of my paper beads.  They make me happy to touch, and to hear clink together.  =D

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Altered Tool Box

I did it!  I finished my first altered object.  Do you remember the tissue box? Well, here it is now…

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It actually wasn’t as hard as I thought.  I used all stuff in my home.  I covered in in white felt, and then in some flannel I had left over.  I glued on one piece of ribbon to hide the seam, and a piece of lace around the top.  I painted 2 pieces of cereal box blue, to divide up the inside.  Then a string of pearls around the top over the lace. And voila!  Kinda proud me thinks.  Already is full or tools and has an honored spot in my craft space. =D

Have you altered anything lately? Tell me about it in the comments…

 

 

 
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Posted by on October 9, 2013 in your stuff... use it

 

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It’s my mother’s fault

Got to chatting with her on the phone last night, and forgot to hit the post button… sorry, I will try and do 2 posts today to compensate 😉

Here are a few polymer (fimo in this case) covered pens I did a month or so ago.  I love the way these look.  I know this is a bit of an old craft, but if you have ever done it, I would love to see a picture of yours 🙂

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Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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Scrappy Art Video

Hey guys, bonus video this week! I hope you give this a try! Enjoy. =D

 

 
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Posted by on May 11, 2013 in video

 

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something special

OK, I thought we needed a little change of pace… something a little different tonight.  So I would like to dedicate this to mixed media artists and crafters everywhere.  Especially Joycee 😉

 
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Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Uncategorized

 

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art bits

These were just random art bit I ended up with on paper.  I usually keep paper at my side as I create for the purpose of putting extra down on it… Then when it is full, I try and add things to make it more cohesive.  Then sometimes I cut it up, or sometimes I leave it big until I need it.  Then I use it in my mixed media art.  This might even have been one of the ones I did with Paula (journalartista).  This one got cut in to postcards (4×6), ATC’s (2.5×3.5) and inchies (1×1).  And I think I used the big one as a background…

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WIP

Here is a peek at my current (art) WIP…

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Have a great weekend =D

 

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