Category Archives: Tutorials

A few of mine and lots of others online tutorials! Thank you for posting them!

Video tutorial: How to create a Ring Binder

A small, personal ring binder is the perfect storage for postcards and mail art. I so love mine, made from vintage Reader’s Digest books. The covers are all different, totally adorable, green patterns. Love! Today I found the video files … Continue reading

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How to Recycle a Whiskas box

Packaging and containers lend themselves well to storage in a studio. As an artist I’m always in need of new, fun ways to store pens, threads, and finished notebooks. There is always something that needs to be put away… And … Continue reading

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DIY Calendar Idea | Make Your Own Index Tabs

Not happy with the current selection of tabs on the market? Make your own! Customize them in your own style and organize your calendar in a way that suits you best! I love index tabs, especially the ones I’ve made … Continue reading

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DIY Calendar Idea: Transparent Dividers

I am thrilled that so many of you are enjoying the printable pages that I shared with you guys last year! They are from my own DIY calendar, a design that I have been using and loving for years. And … Continue reading

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How to close your bulging journal

Every man [and woman!] should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first … Continue reading

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How to keep Organized with a 365 Project

Promising your creative readers a post with organizational tips might be like promising to send out packages of free gold nuggets… I can see the glimmer in your eyes, because I am the same. I love learning how others organize … Continue reading

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How to generate New Ideas using Scrap Paper

Cut-off strips of paper, from making square substrates (for my 365-collages) or from book binding projects, often go directly into the trash can. Mostly because they are very narrow and hard to keep organized. But really, every piece of paper … Continue reading

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Creating a Succulent Miniature Garden

Before the frost came I went out to my parents garden and snatched a few of the tiny succulent plants. I wanted to create my own version of a succulent miniature garden! I’ve been seeing all kinds of ber cute … Continue reading

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How to make a Photo Book for Week in the Life

I did Week in the Life last year for the first time, and each day a new folder on my computer filled up with a lot of new photos from that day. Once I start I don’t want to stop … Continue reading

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How to Create a Digital Kaleidoscope Mandala

You can do all kinds of wonderful things in your computer as you all know. I found a simple and fun way to make a digital mandala from a photo, using the online photo editing program SumoPaint! It’s simple! Visit … Continue reading

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