Save the Crafty YouTuber hop – Monoprinting for card makers

Save the Crafty YouTuber Hop - Monoprinting for card makers

Welcome to a new Save the Crafty YouTuber hop, organized by the amazing Justine Hovey. The hop is all about community, sharing what we love and supporting all the YouTuber out there that create the content for you. There are a lot of great sponsors that donated gift cards and prizes. So did I – for my store The Maker Deli. Check out my video for the hop and leave a comment over on YouTube for a chance to win. Also, since the hop is about the crafty community, check out all the YouTubers who joined the hop. Maybe you…


Guest designing for Rita Barakat

Guest designing for Rita

Oh my gosh, I can’t even. I’m so excited about this post and have been for a couple of weeks. Rita asked me if I would want to guest design for her and of course, I had to say yes! If you have been following me for a while you’ve seen me using her embossing powder and ArtFoamies and I love them. For this post, she sent me a special package with three stencils. All of those stencils have a face pattern and I’m not going to lie… I had a short “yikes” moment. Not because of the designs (I…


Art Recipe: Weekly spread in my Canvo bullet journal

The Maker Deli - Weekly spread in my Canvo bullet journal

Time for some “just for fun” projects, yay! I wanted to play in my Canvo bullet journal a bit, so I decided to create my weekly spread while testing some new supplies. I also used a variety of stamps and stencils that are perfect for bullet journaling from my store The Maker Deli. Thankfully, I remembered to put up my camera, so here’s a quick video showing how the bullet journal spread came together. Not one of my fanciest projects, but I definitely had fun. At the end, I actually liked that page. Nothing flashy or exciting, but some settle…


StencilGirl collaboration – ReSketch Journal

Stencilgirl colaboration with resketch journals

Hi everyone and welcome to a super fun collaboration with StencilGirl, organized by the amazing Tina Walker. Tina came up with the idea to finish a journal using only one color. For the journals we used resketch journals. These are a bit different as they use reclaimed paper, which sometimes already has a pattern on it. I had a hard time choosing a color and went back and forth between greens, blues, and so on. At the end, I picked orange because this was the color where I had the most paint tubes and ink sprays from. I’m thrilled that…


Topflight Stamps Anniversary Blog Hop

Topflight Birthday Blog Hop

Welcome to Topflight Stamps’ 2nd Anniversary. Two years, wow! I’m so excited for Donna and her shop. She carries so many amazing brands, some of which I will show you here and others you will see during this amazing blog hop, so don’t forget to hop along. Here is a quick video on how I used one of the Carabelle texture plates in a slightly different way. Blog Hop List Of course, it wouldn’t be a birthday celebration without prizes! Topflight Stamps is giving one lucky winner a $50 Gift Certificate, and each stop on the hop has an additional…


Let’s Jump with Creative Jumpstart

Let’s Jump with Creative Jumpstart

Welcome to 2019 and an entire year of excitement and creativity. January is starting off with a great treat – Creative Jumpstart, this year with the theme “My Home is My Castle”. The Creative Squad jumps with all the 31 artists (and hopefully you?) and shares their interpretation of the theme. My project is a set of wings that has been laying around for a while now. I thought that it is perfect for my next home decor piece, so I grabbed it and stared at the wings for a while. I rarely work in a size like that and…


Introducing new PaperArtsy stamps from Seth Apter and playing with Fresco Finish Mustard and Cerise

Introducing new PaperArtsy stamps from Seth Apter

Hi everyone, I’m super excited to share this art journal page with you. Not only was I able to play with the new PaperArtsy stamps from Seth Apter but I also experimented with a different mix of colors. But see for yourself. Enjoy 🙂 At the end the page had something magical, even with the more mechanical looking images from Seth’s set. Color can really change how we perceive certain things and it’s so much fun to experiment with that. Supplies Used Close Ups


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…


Never Stop Dreaming with Nathalie Kalbach

Nathalie Kalbach N*Studio Never Stop Dreaming

For me, creating is all about expressing myself and experiencing with new mediums, styles, etc. I love to sit down and come up with several ideas of how to use a specific stamp or stencil – sometimes I see a finished project, sometimes I just see the beginning – and then just start creating. For this page, I decided to use Nathalie’s Hamburg and Lily Wallpaper stencil as well as the new Actually, I can stamp set. I knew that my image would end up being rather long, so I grabbed my large Dina Wakley journal and primed one of…


The Stencilfied Journal Prompt 16 – Add a note to yourself

Stencilfied Journal Prompt 16

And one more page for The Stencilfied Journal this week. Prompt 16 is about writing yourself a note and then adding it between two pages. Originally, this was the final prompt but because we all had so much fun, Tina Walker decided to continue with a few more prompts. Yay! Here is what I did for my journal. I hope you enjoy the quick video 🙂 Have you seen all the other amazing pages? Follow the fun on Instagram with #thestencilfiedjournal. And join us if you haven’t already! Supplies Used Some of my links are affiliate links which means I…