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A Peek Inside My Studio

October 29, 2010
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(Click here to see a larger version of all of the photos in this post.) Hi there! Today I’d like to give you a peek inside my studio space! I am lucky enough to have a whole corner of a spare bedroom dedicated to my crafty space. In the former closet, I have a set […]

18 ways to use Dimensional Pearls & Stickles

September 13, 2010
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(Shiny marble backgrounds made with Dimensional Pearls.) You are viewing a post in my archives! Visit my current blog at: http://www.gaalcreative.com Hi there! I am revisiting Jennifer McGuire’s free 9-week class at Two Peas in a Bucket called Thinking Inking. This week I will be revisiting Week 6 of Jennifer’s videos, about Ranger Dimensional Pearls […]

3 quick steps to rainbow alcohol ink tags

September 6, 2010
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(Click here to view the image larger.) You are viewing a post in my archives! Visit my current blog at: http://www.gaalcreative.com Hi there! Today I’d like to share how I made this pair of rainbow colored alcohol ink tags. I used one of the techniques that Jennifer showed in her videos about using alcohol inks. […]

36 ways to use alcohol inks

August 30, 2010
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You are viewing a post in my archives! Visit my current blog at: http://www.gaalcreative.com Hi there! I am revisiting Jennifer McGuire’s free 9-week class at Two Peas in a Bucket called Thinking Inking. This week I will be revisiting Week 5 of Jennifer’s videos, about Ranger alcohol inks, which come in 48 translucent colors and […]

4 steps to light acrylic paint resist tags

August 13, 2010
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(Click here to see a larger version.) Hello! On Wednesday, I showed how to make a pair of tags using Ranger Paint Dabbers, which are basically matte finish acrylic paints. Many of the techniques that work for Paint Dabbers will work using any kind of acrylic paint – whether matte finish craft paints or more […]

10 things to do with Paint Dabbers and 1 thing not to do

August 9, 2010
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You are viewing a post in my archives! Visit my current blog at: http://www.gaalcreative.com Hi there! I am revisiting Jennifer McGuire’s free 9-week class at Two Peas in a Bucket called Thinking Inking. This week I will be revisiting Week 3 of Jennifer’s videos, about Ranger Paint Dabbers, which come in regular colors and metallics. […]

15 ways to use Distress Inks

July 26, 2010
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(Click here to see a larger version.) You are viewing a post in my archives! Visit my current blog at: http://www.gaalcreative.com Hi there! Last year, Jennifer McGuire ran a free 9-week class at Two Peas in a Bucket called Thinking Inking. Recently, my friend, Jan of Far North Designs, suggested revisiting these free classes and […]

Color Journal – Part 9: Distress Inks

March 24, 2010
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You are viewing a post in my archives! Visit my current blog at: http://www.gaalcreative.com Hi there! Some of you may recall me talking about my Color Journal in past posts. Basically, I decided to create a journal that contained all of the colors that I have of inks, Stickles glitter glue, embossing powders, paint, etc. […]