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GPP Street Team Crusade #21 – Irresistible!

Every month I look forward to my visit to Michelle Ward’s GPP Street Team blog so that I can see what Michelle has come up with for the crusade of the month.  Last month it was paper casting which is something I love.  This month it is IRRESISTIBLE – wax resist!  I set off to… Continue reading GPP Street Team Crusade #21 – Irresistible!

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Celebrate Your Creative Self – Seascape

In the workshop I am doing this year that is working the way through Mary Todd Beam’s Celebrate Your Creative Self, we are working on a seascape this month.  I have been behind due to some unforeseen and some foreseen life circumstances.  I just started mine today.  This post will be a continuing one with… Continue reading Celebrate Your Creative Self – Seascape

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Leather Paper

I know it sounds odd – leather paper.  This is a paper technique in Julia Andrus’s Paper Transformed.  I did not have the Perfect Ink Refresher called for in Julia’s original instuctions so I simply spritzed my cardstock with water. My first attempt did not turn out in any way, shape or manner to look… Continue reading Leather Paper

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Simple Abundance – April 2008

As I began to read April, I was drawn to the introductory page that discusses how sunlit April is.  I realize it is only day 2 of the month but it was sunny both days and my disposition is starting to improve already. This month we are travelling along the path to Simple Abundance and… Continue reading Simple Abundance – April 2008

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Simple Abundance – March 2008

I know you are all probably thinking I am nuts.  March is almost over, as I was reminded this morning by my mother who was wondering if March came in like a lion or a lamb as it is looking like it is going out like a lion. This month Sarah Ban Breathnach is discussing… Continue reading Simple Abundance – March 2008

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Canvas with Tissue Paper

With an online group, I am working my way through Mary Todd Beam’s Celebrate Your Creative Self.  The portion we were working on this month was to add tissue paper to an illustration board or canvas and then paint it.   The workshop leader was so smart and decided to break this into three weekly parts to… Continue reading Canvas with Tissue Paper