SnarktoberFest 2018 – A Summary

Hello everyone, it’s October 31st and that means the month is over. Wow, this one went by fast. I mean, the entire year did, but this month especially… It’s like they say, time passes fast when you have fun. And that I did. I hope you enjoyed SnarktoberFest 2018 as much as I did! I’m curious. Did you like all those features? Or do you prefer blog and video hops? Just looking for ideas for next year’s Snarktoberfest πŸ˜‰ And do you have a favorite SnarktoberFest feature from 2018? Before I say good bye, I have to announce two more …

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Snarktoberfest 2018 Feature: Two Lips

Snarktoberfest 2018 Feature: Two Lips

One more time – getting snarky with it. Today, Two Lips a company that focusses on snarky sentiments only. And there are a lot. I picked two that I thought are hilarious and tried something different this time. Before we start, here is the winner of the Art Impressions feature: Lindsey M-P Congratulations, snarky sister πŸ™‚ Giveaway For the last Snarktoberfest feature, I’m giving away a $15 gift card to Simon Says Stamps, so you can get any snarky stamp that you want πŸ˜‰ For your chance to win let me know what is your favorite part about Snarktoberfest? Open …

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Spooktastic Halloween Card with PaperArtsy

Spooktastic Halloween Card with PaperArtsy

Hi everyone, and welcome to a new post for PaperArtsy. This time it is all about stamp platforms, so I wanted to show you how you can create a spooktastic Halloween card with the help of the MISTI – or any other theme for a card using stamps and paints. I’m a huge fan of Halloween and love all the spooky decorations and costumes. For these cards I decided to use some non-traditional colors though. Mainly because the mummy and the witch are so quirky that I had to do something special for them. I hope you enjoyed my scary …

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Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop – Snarky Mixed Media Cards

Save the Crafty Youtuber Hop Snarky Mixed Media Cards with Finders Keepers

Welcome to the 2nd Save the Crafty Youtuber hop. Justine did it again and organized an amazing hop throughout 5 days. We are at day three and it’s all about mixed media projects. Because I’m celebrating SnarktoberFest I decided to create a few snarky mixed media cards, in bright colors to show that mixed media doesn’t always have to be grungy, rusty or vintage-y. This hop is again sponsored by great companies. All of them have sponsored prizes that you can win by leaving comments throughout the hop. The more comments you leave on the videos, the more chances you …

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Grungy balance on a wood canvas – a project for ArtFoamies

Grungy Balance ArtFoamies Tutorial

Hi and welcome to a new tutorial for ArtFoamies. Today I’d like to share with you a β€œbalanced” wood canvas. I prefer wood canvases over canvas fabric as it is sturdier and gives your projects a unique look. I started by applying the first layer of paint. A very easy technique, especially if you sometimes have difficulties with getting started, is to use a brayer. I applied a few drops of paint directly to the canvas and then just brayered all over it. For this project, I did that in two steps: first blue shades for the sky, then green …

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Snarktoberfest 2018 Feature: Art Impressions

Snarktoberfest Art Impressions

We are nearly at the end of Snarktoberfest *sniff* that also means you only have two more chances to win prices from our features. This feature is all about Art Impression, the funny, whimsical and also snarky stamps designed by Bonnie Krebs. I created a set of snarky note cards, showcasing that you can be snarky in all sizes πŸ˜‰ Giveaway Art Impressions sponsored this stamp set: Hot Java Mama. It’s open worldwide. Isn’t it perfect for all you snarky coffee lovers out there? For your chance to win, leave a comment down below telling me if you prefer coffee …

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Snarktoberfest 2018 Feature: StencilGirl

Snarktoberfest Stencilgirl

I’m super excited to share this Snarktoberfest feature with you. StencilGirl is one of those companies that you might not think of when looking for snarky sentiments, but they have a few. I’m featuring one of them for this art journal page and StencilGirl sponsored a different one for the giveaway. Giveaway Do you want to win the Teenage Angst stencil from Carloyn Dube? For your chance to win, leave a comment down below telling me what your favorite snarky craft is. Is it card making? Art Journaling? Or maybe Cross Stitching? I’ll pick a winner before my next feature …

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How to make a mini art journal out of one piece of paper – a project for ArtFoamies

ArtFoamies Mini Art Journal

Hi, and welcome to my first video tutorial for ArtFoamies. I really enjoy working with a Gel Press to create mono prints and thought that this would be the perfect technique to share with you for my first video as part of the design team. I decided to create a mini art journal made out of one single sheet of paper and then I used the ArtFoamies to decorate the background and to stamp the foreground for my cover. Enjoy the video! How did you like this folding technique? I found the idea for it on Pinterest and was so …

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Snarktoberfest 2018 Feature: PaperArtsy

Snarktoberfest PaperArtsy

We are halfway through Snarktoberfest already… Wow. Have you joined the party yet? Today’s feature for Snarktoberfest is PaperArtsy and I couldn’t wait to share this art journal page with you. The sheep from the Zinsky Art stamp set are just adorable and I love the sentiments on them. It’s not really snark, but it’s cute and funny – and that counts as well πŸ™‚ Giveaway This giveaway is sponsored by Seth Apter who designed a variety of paints and stamps for PaperArtsy. You can win one of his paint sets – yay! For your chance to win, leave a …

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In the Night ATCs with Emerald Creek

In the Night with Emerald Creek

The theme over at the Emerald Creek blog is In the Night and I decided to make it a Halloween project. I haven’t done much for Halloween this year, which is not normal for me πŸ˜‰ I couldn’t decide which of my many Emerald Creek Halloween stamps to use. So, I went with the easy way – creating multiple projects. That’s why I created 3 ATCs (short for Artist Trading Cards) using night colors for the background and bright embossing powder. But see for yourself: How about winning a gift card for Emerald Creek? Join the monthly challenge over on …

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