Category Archives: Art Experiments

Mixed media is when you mix materials that usually don’t mix. I love to paint on fabric, sew on painted surfaces, and use crayons on the same page as I use watercolour, ink and acrylics.

Do it Yourself Postcards

Do it Yourself Postcards are my kind of Mail Art, a postcard that you create yourself. And I’m not alone in loving this form of expression. Loads of people have signed up for the DIY Postcard Swap this spring, and … Continue reading

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Embroidery Workshop | How to stitch a Heart – with LOVE

This weekend I sent out a Newsletter announcing that my darling embroidery workshop Stitch with Love, is up for grabs! I have been wanting to make a stand-alone workshop hosted by me, for a bit over a year now (or … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 1 of 2018 | A Golden Start to the Year

A golden start, can we have that? Let’s be honest. Doing a 365 is not for the faint of heart. I have been so nervous about it for a long time now, because to me it’s a big commitment to … Continue reading

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Project 365 Somethings in 2018

I am about to embark on a big creative journey that it will take me about 365 days to accomplish. It is a 365 Project of Somethings in 2018, and you are invited to join me! Are you daring enough … Continue reading

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New Business Cards for an Artist

Traditional business cards are rectangle and fits into the slots of a business card holder. Traditional business cards are black text on white card-stock, and are exchanged between business men at important meetings, as they try to make a memorable … Continue reading

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Painted Postcards | Happy Greetings Postcards

All my Painted Postcards are finished and ready to be sent out. The last day to sign up for the DIY Postcard Swap is October 22, and after that I’m sitting down and sending out your addresses. And writing addresses … Continue reading

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Princess Postcards | Be You, Be Happy, Be Awesome

Today I’ve got four Princess Postcards to share, painted in the series of Happy Girl Postcards. All my Painted Postcards are finished, but I’m sharing just the princess ones today. I would love to know which of these you like … Continue reading

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Making postcards from Scratch – Part 3: Happy Girl Postcards

I have painted mostly Happy Girl Postcards as you will see in this part of Making a postcard from Scratch. It is Part 3: Adding details, a focal point or words to your DIY Postcards. The Finishing Touches that is. … Continue reading

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Making Postcards from Scratch – Part 2: Painting a Mixed Media Background

I am painting a colorful Mixed Media Background, join me as we continue with our postcards today. In this part 2 of Making Postcards from Scratch we’re going to create Mixed Media Postcard backgrounds, and I’ll also share some other … Continue reading

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Get Started | Make a Postcard from Scratch

It’s time to make postcards, don’t you agree? Here I’m making a postcard from Scratch – Part 1: Getting started. Making postcards is not difficult. Anyone can do it, and with a bit of effort, I think you’ll love the … Continue reading

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