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Patina

Patina – by definition – is a film or incrustation, usually green, produced by oxidation on the surface of old bronze and often esteemed as being of ornamental value.   I have always loved those “fake” patinas that artists create.  I was so excited when I saw that learning to create a patina look was one… Continue reading Patina

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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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February Projects

In the two workshops I am participating in this year – Paper Transformed by Julia Andrus and Celebrate Your Creative Self by Mary Todd Beam – have some wonderful projects for the month of February.  Unfortunately, February is a very short month and very busy so I spent a day doing some paper transformation. All… Continue reading February Projects

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A Look at January

You all know that making resolutions doesn’t normally last.  I know this to be true but I like to try to check in each month with how I am doing on my aspirations. I have been creating new items but have not yet submitted anything for publication. I am well on my way to The… Continue reading A Look at January