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Andy Warhol Quote Blocks

by Amy Bowerman

Andy Warhol Quote Blocks |

Hey there creative friends!  After a looong hiatus I’m back with a colorful ATB tutorial for you.  Where have I been these past few months?  Well, to make a long story short life happenings resulted in a complete loss of creative mojo.  Don’t cry for me though fellow artists todays tutorial will show you how […]

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Mod Podge Collage Clay Birdhouse Tutorial | #PlaidCrafts #ModPodge

Hi there creative friends!  Today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to use a fabulous new product… Mod Podge Collage Clay!  Collage clay is a feather light whipped clay perfect for Decoden, assemblage, 3D collage and stenciling.  It’s super fun and easy to use on all your creative endeavors.  Lets have a look at all the […]

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Artist Trading Block Fairy Tree |

Hey everyone!  I’m super excited to share my most elaborate Artist Trading Block design to date!  Without any pomp and circumstance I’ll get right down to it.  Allow me to introduce to you the Artist Trading Block Fairy Tree! As I said when Eileen Hull and I started the Artist Trading Block movement, “ATB’s are […]

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How to Make Realistic Fairy and Butterfly Wings |

Hi guys!  While working on a new Artist Trading Block Design this past weekend I made a pretty cool creative discovery that I can’t wait to share with you!  So what’s this creative discovery you ask?  Well, I figured out a way to make realistic fairy and butterfly wings that are as feather-light as the […]

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Garden Gnome Artist Trading Block |

Hey there!  Today I have a Garden Gnome Artist Trading Block to share with you filled with colorful sparkle and whimsy!  I’ll also be showing you some super cool creative tools that you can use in your own creative projects.  Let’s get going, there’s lots to see… If you’re new here you may not be […]

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Altered Dresser with StencilGirl Stencils |

Hey everyone!  I’m so excited to share the first installment of my latest furniture altering project!  For the past few weeks I’ve shared sneak peeks of a dresser I am altering with StencilGirl Stencils and today’s the day for the first reveal! I was delighted to be chosen as a guest designer for StencilGirl and […]

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Art Journaling with Dina Wakley |

Hello creative friends!  I had a wonderful day yesterday Art Journaling with Dina Wakley at the Papercraft Clubhouse here in Connecticut.  It was an afternoon filled with laughter and creative learning.  I learned more in 3 hours then I could have learned in a year by trying to “do it myself” with online videos and […]

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Altered Jar with new Alcohol Ink Colors | #RangerInk

I have been saving a little tiny honey jar for the “right” project.  I’ve also been itching to try out the new Alcohol Ink colors from Ranger Ink.  What’s a girl to do?  She Alters that jar with new Alcohol Ink colors and a whole lotta’ other inky goodness, that’s what!  Come along with me […]

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Distress Paint Marbling with Stencils |

Hello creative friends! I hope everyone got some creative time this weekend. I was super excited that the Compendium of Curiosities Challenge started up again this past weekend and couldn’t wait to jump in on the fun! If you are looking for creative inspiration CC3C is the place to find it! The kick off challenge […]

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Bird Cage Artist Trading Block |

Ok it’s official my bird fetish has turned into a full blown obsession!  After the recent purchase of Dina Wakley’s fabulous sketchy bird stamps while on the #PaperTrail tour my love for birds has grown to an unmeasurable  “wingspan”.  Therefore, I bring to you my Bird Cage Artist Trading Block.   These little birdies are […]

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