Living an ART filled life...“Creativity is a God-given ability to take something ordinary and make it into something special. It is an openness to doing old things new ways…The creative spirit is part of our heritage as children of the One who created all things. And nurturing our creativity is part of our responsibility as stewards of God’s good gifts.” - Emilie Barnes, The Spirit of Loveline

Easy Sewing Projects Using Mixed Media

The Next Level: Totes:)

The Next Level: Totes:)

I’ve been expanding my horizons from paint, ink, and pens on paper & canvas to Fabric. I have extremely basic sewing skills, and have never been one to have a mind that enjoys following a pattern…too precise…but, with a desire to paint on textiles, I […]

The Zippered Bag goes MIXED MEDIA:)

The Zippered Bag goes MIXED MEDIA:)

I’ve been wanting a fun personalized make-up bag for awhile.  I kept asking myself, “can’t you just make one?”  my answer was…”well, I don’t really sew.”  -and that is the truth. BUT, I am trying to learn…hence, the daily zippered bag projects:) This is the […]

Super Easy 30 Minute Headband

Super Easy 30 Minute Headband

My daughter is the seamstress, but she has bitten me and the “disease is spreading!”  I don’t think I’ll ever sew the beautiful clothes that she does, but I sure like trying smaller projects that I can ink and paint!  I found this great pattern […]

Gelli Plate Printed Zippered Bag

Gelli Plate Printed Zippered Bag

So, I made another zippered bag…I need a lot of practice:) With this one, I used my Gelli Plate to paint the fabric, once I had my outside pieces cut out.  (Muslin) I added a textile medium to the acrylic paints, and then heat seat […]