For 3 hours yesterday I played with the newest additions to Mod Podge’s awesome line of products! Being a Certified Scrapbook and Paper-Ed Instructor at Michaels I enjoy MANY perks and one activity I LOVE, is doing a demo or MITI (Make It Take It) aka ‘Make & Take’. It was a pleasure meeting so … Continue reading Mod Podge DOES Rock!
…And Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!This is the card I made for my husband and I followed the design I learned from Cathie Allen.LOTS of Pictures Alert! I loved making this card. TIP #1 – start with EXCLELLENT CARD STOCK – At Scrapfest Oshawa 2011 I discovered, thanks to Cathie Allen, this SUPER … Continue reading HOW TO make a LOVE Easel Card – fancy shmancy!!
Designs, Colours, Oh My! Thanks to Twitter, I have discovered a wonderful site called COLOURLovers. I am able to design my own templates, colours, and colour palettes. Here are a few of my new, original designs. Ball and Chain Raspberry Gears Moguls Christmas Hitchcock in Time Lady Cynthia Eggplant One of the greatest features … Continue reading Decorables is now on ColourLovers!
I am participating in my first circle journal with 12 other artists. I’m under a kind of ‘publication ban’ – lol – by the group because we want to keep our creations under wraps until we see them when they arrive at our homes. For the uninitiated (like I was ) we each make a … Continue reading Circle Journal
Sketching with my thumb and index finger…It was an absolutely gorgeous day today so what’s better than to get in a comfy recliner and sketch? Here’s what I was doing… 🙂 Lady in the Moon – WIP Continue reading When you can’t use one arm…
Crop, Create, and Chocolate!!! I just signed up for the January 2012 Crop & Create in Markham, Ontario, organized by Scrapbook & Cards Today. I’m really excited and still super pumped-up from Scrapfest, which I attended a few weeks ago in Oshawa, Ontario.It is close-to-home, which is a huge bonus, but I think I am … Continue reading The 3 C’s of Crafting Happiness!
The girl was drawn using General’s Pastel Chalk Pencils, #4700-8A and #4800-8A I think I have drawn/painted/coloured 7 faces today, but I’ve chosen my favourite of the day to experiment with. After I made the girl, I cut her out and scanned her. Using ACDSee Pro5 I created the background using various drawing options and … Continue reading Mixed Media Meets Digital
Inspired by artist Kelly Donovan, I decided to try my hand at drawing a face with chalks.This is my first attempt and I am going to create a background for it. I found that I REALLY loved blending the colours, especially for her hair. Thanks for stopping by 🙂 ~Robi Continue reading Face drawn in chalk – Beginning a mixed-media project
For the Lisa Liza Lou Designs monthly ATC Swap, she chose ‘Autumn Leaves’ as the theme. Here is my card. What I DidCard stock (front and back)- Winsor Newton paper chalked with Decorator ChalksCorners – photo corners with leavesStickers – Stickopotamus and me&my BiG ideasFrosted Memory Glass – from Ranger and coloured with Ranger alcohol inksThank … Continue reading ATC Swap – Autumn Leaves
Continuing my twisted line of creativity, this card was designed using a lovely digital image created by Heather Valentin called Susie’s (Hope) and it can be purchased HERE from the Scrapbook Stamp Society. Front of Card Inside Card I used Decorator Chalks and Distress Stickles to colour her in. The silver sparkles on her hair is OPI … Continue reading Halloween ‘Trick’ Card