Perfect for this time of year, I grabbed some plain wood coasters ( $1.50 from JYSK) and turned them into festive coasters. Using Ann Butler Designs newest background stamps I was able to transform the plain wood in no time at all! Supplies Used:ColorBox® Ann Butler Background Basics quilt-themed stamps ColorBox® Crafters’ Ink, NightColorBox® Ann … Continue reading Stamped Resin Holiday Coasters
Powertex Canada: powertex in the Niagara region: We are happy to announce a new Powertex instructor and supplier in Niagara. She will be teaching in various venues throughout southwest… Continue reading Powertex Canada: introducing ME!
I picked up a few of these wonderful wood plaques from the dollar store. I mixed up resin for another project and didn’t need all of it, so I immediately grabbed this wood canvas and mixed the resin with pigments. In some areas I poured it thicker. I poured it directly onto the wood and … Continue reading Painting with Resin – Quickie Canvas!
Saturday was spent teaching this fun 3D paper crafts class at The Niagara Artist Studio in Niagara Falls. Colette, Louanne and Valerie were most eager and created beautiful decorations and cards! Becoming ‘One’ with your inner star Valerie’s star always shines bright origami can be exhausting! The 16 point origami star is being created Valerie … Continue reading 3D Christmas Crafts Class
Upcycled Home Decor has never been easier! Welcome to the Ann Butler Designs/ETI Blog Hop! Please visit each blog and leave a comment to be entered for the blog candy. YES, a comment on EACH blog gets you an entry for the BLOG CANDY shown below! Share the fun with your friends! We will Pick … Continue reading Ann Butler Designs and ETI Resin Designers Blog Hop
Today on the Ann Butler Designs blog I have a wonderful (and easy) project using Ann’s faux-quilting stamps, and resin. I love the wood packaging that Recollections uses for their embellishments and thought it would make for a wonderful starting point in my project. I also wanted to use the little wood pieces that came … Continue reading Upcycled Holiday Shadowbox
On Saturday I held a Powertex workshop in Cambridge at Karen Ellis’ wonderful The Art House Studio. It was a 6 hour class and it really flew by. All the students created lovely seated figures and look forward ( or at least that is what they told ME) to returning in May when I will … Continue reading Powertex Workshop – Creating Seated Figures