Take a class with me at Michaels – Markham, Ontario and learn how to create beautiful things. This is my ‘Altered Canvas Trio’ class: ALTERED CLASS TRIO SCHEDULE: This class is 2 hours in length. March 8 6:15 Thursday March 23 6:15 Friday April 21 5:30 Saturday April 26 6:15 Thursday April 29 2:00 Sunday … Continue reading Learn How to make this Altered Canvas Trio
I am so happy to be teaching and I just wanted to share what one of my students brought for me: She baked a traditional Taiwanese dessert and then packaged them in these exquisite paper bags which are also made in Taiwan.I thought they looked so beautiful.And then I tasted one of the divine squares … Continue reading Spotted Canary School – Class 1 – Loved it!
I love being able to test and play with so many craft products. As a Michaels Instructor I was able to demo the SMOOCH line of spritzes and inks. One of the techniques was dropping the inks into a shallow container of water and letting them swirl, resulting in a beautiful marble effect after you … Continue reading Smooch Spritz Shaving Cream Creates…
“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) Continue reading Worth Repeating
I am extremely grateful to FaveCrafts and everyone who voted for my entry. It was a lot of fun participating and I noticed a huge increase in the traffic to my blog. Here is the official post on their site Thanks to everyone who participated in our Paper Crafts blog hop this month! We challenged you to … Continue reading FaveCrafts Blog Hop Winner! Me!
My experimentation continues!!! I now have a wonderful petal template that I also created with SCAL and cut out with my Cricut. What do you think? I created the red flower first, using 3, 11 inch strips of petals. I then wrapped the ‘leaves’ around the base of the flower. For the centre of the flower … Continue reading Desert Rose – paper flowers created with SCAL and Cricut
Tip #421 Regarding paper punches.Be they little punches or edge punches, and no matter HOW tempting it might be, do NOT put ANYTHING BUT paper into the punch. They are meant for paper. They will chew up and/or get really jammed with whatever you stuck in there and then you might wind up spending a LOT of … Continue reading Monday Crafting Tip ~ Paper Punches
Come on a journey with me as we SMOOCH in SO many different ways! Can you pick out all the techniques I used and surfaces friendly to Smooch in making this frame? I’ll give you a hint: 12. Use inks to enhance stamped images Decorate a card by applying mists to a wet … Continue reading Let’s SMOOCH!
I designed my own 3D flower template tonight using my Cricut and Sure Cuts a Lot! I can control the size of my petals. I hand-rolled all of them, but can you tell which is the one I designed? Designed on the computer using SCAL and printed out with my Cricut. The Pink flower, centre … Continue reading UPDATE: 3D flower template designed by ME!
Sharing pictures taken for my first class. I’m really looking forward to teaching MANY, many, more! possible promotional pic? Thanks for stopping by!~RobertaDecorables Continue reading My New Career – in pictures!