Category Archives for Art

Free art deco fonts, part 2

Last week I shared some free art deco fonts, and since I couldn’t limit my collection to just one post, here’s a second round! Free fonts are a great resource for your crafting. These fonts are all 100% free or … Continue reading

30. March 2016 by Jessie
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Soft desert color inspiration

I wish I could say I took the amazing dessert photo below, but alas it was only a backdrop at the American Museum of Natural History. It’s just so pretty! So I decided to curate a color story from it, … Continue reading

28. March 2016 by Jessie
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Altered book pages

I’ve been slowly working on an altered book over the past couple of months. Not for any real reason, just when I have some extra time I want to experiment with new mixed media techniques, and an altered book, or … Continue reading

16. March 2016 by Jessie
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St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas

St. Patrick’s Day is next week! Here’s some crafty inspiration to get you in the par-tay mood… If you’re headed to a parade, whip up some shamrocks to wear as pins or hair clips. I found a crochet pattern (with … Continue reading

09. March 2016 by Jessie
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Window display color inspiration

It has been months since I walked through Manhattan looking at all of the holiday window displays, but even now I still think about this Bergdorf Goodman window. I loved how it was festive with all of the bright colors, … Continue reading

04. March 2016 by Jessie
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Super cute nesting doll projects

Russian nesting dolls are adorable. I have a collection of them … OK I have 3 … and I seriously love them. One was my Mom’s that I’ve had ever since I can remember, another is a cat set that I picked … Continue reading

02. March 2016 by Jessie
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Cheap and easy art mounting

So you’ve got some art you want to hang, but you don’t have a frame. Or the art is a circle or another odd shape, and you aren’t sure if it should be framed. But how will you hang it? … Continue reading

26. February 2016 by Jessie
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Serenity and Rose Quartz color inspiration from the Palace of Versailles

A few years ago Scott and I went to Paris on our honeymoon, and as you can imagine everything there was beautiful and inspirational. The Palace of Versailles unexpectedly became one of my favorite places I’ve ever been, so much beauty … Continue reading

22. February 2016 by Jessie
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Dream catcher tips and tricks

I love dream catchers. I love making them, decorating with them, giving them as gifts, they are just so versatile! You can make them to fit in with any style. Go the traditional route with natural colors and fibers. Go … Continue reading

21. January 2016 by Jessie
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Guided illustration with kids

While watching my younger cousins the other night (3 kids, ages 5-7) I discovered something interesting. Any time I visit with younger family I bring a craft project, because obviously. But I always felt I had to go in with … Continue reading

15. January 2016 by Jessie
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