Tag Archives: paper scraps

How to Create your own Scrap Die Cuts [VIDEO tutorial]

Hey friends! Today I am sharing how you can create your own Scrap Die Cuts. If you’re anything like me, you buy stamps sometimes when they’re on sale (or too cute to resist), but then rarely use them? This quick … Continue reading

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Creative – little by little, day by day

If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are. The counterfeit innovator is wildly self-confident. The real one is scared to death. Steven Pressfield – The … Continue reading

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Collage | A Whole New World

I’m back to square one… and it’s where I love being! Haha, what I’m talking about is a blank square canvas for my collage work. A cut square in paper that I can fill with just anything I want. I … Continue reading

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Finding my way back to Collage

After the huge project of making 365 Collages last year, I took the first three months of from collage making. It was not intentionally, and I didn’t plan for it. When I finished the project I still felt a huge … Continue reading

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The Simplest Things

In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. Albert Camus Sometimes the simplest things can bring the most happiness. A scrap piece of watercolor paper. A black ink pen. A bit of time to … Continue reading

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Miniature Art Journal Idea & Drawing time

So, after finishing the big 365 Collage project I did last year I have been mulling over new ideas around here. I am working with my one word of the year (willpower), and in January it was a huge success. … Continue reading

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Quick Craft | Stamping & Coloring in

What the New Year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the New Year. Vern McLellan On scraps of watercolor paper I did some idea sketching, and mentioned that scrap papers can be used … Continue reading

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Yummy Bits of Paper Scraps

As a collage artist my paper collection is an ever growing pile of yumminess… I love my paper stash a lot, as you know. But my apartment is very small, and my home studio already takes up a lot of … Continue reading

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I bring a pencil when I go fishing

Gone Fishing – Not! I doubt you imagine me sitting outside for hours fishing, huh? And you’re right. I rarely do. Instead, if I am going fishing I go for the fika and to be outside in the sunshine. And … Continue reading

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Sorting for Inspiration

Do you too do some kind of sorting for inspiration? I enjoy sorting through materials and finding tiny paper scraps that I forgot about. Sorting for inspiration is a lot more fun than sorting to organize – or to try … Continue reading

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