• hand-painted kraft wrapping paper

    Hand-Painted Christmas Kraft Wrapping Paper

    November 19, 2018

    The only holiday I get really hyped up on is Christmas. While I don’t go like all out in decorating, I do like to add a ton of handmade feels to everything. This is where creating hand-painted Christmas kraft wrapping paper comes in. It’s super easy to make, takes no time at all and adds…

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  • christmas painted rocks

    Hand Lettered Christmas Rock Painting

    November 7, 2018

    I am in full on Christmas crafting mode around here. Most holidays I don’t really decorate for (I’ve probably mentioned this a million times by now, ha) but Christmas is my holy grail. We love to go all out at my house and get as much holiday decorating in as we can. A few years…

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  • watercolor christmas gift tags

    3 Watercolor Christmas Gift Tags Tutorial

    October 31, 2018

    One of my favourite ways to add a handmade touch to Christmas is with my gift wrapping! I love making my own wrapping paper, cards, and gift tags. Making gift tags can be a cool personal touch to your gifts and dresses up basic wrap jobs. These watercolor Christmas gift tags are also fun to…

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  • How to Make Faux Terrazzo Statement Earrings

    October 24, 2018

    I’ve been seeing a ton of terrazzo on Pinterest lately, and it’s so dang cute. I’ve always had an affinity for mosiacs, stonework and classic finishes. And terrazzo is basically the durable cousin of mosiac. Did you know terrazzo has a long history, but was notably in fashion during the Art Deco eras? And that…

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  • DIY Decorative Wood Tray for Fall

    October 22, 2018

    Fall has already been so strange aroun here. We got snow October 2nd! And not just a little bit – about 8 inches of it. It’s melted mostly since then, but also snowed a couple more times. All this snow has me wanting to cozy up inside and never leave the house! We are still…

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  • diy painted deer antler project

    DIY Painted Deer Antler Project

    October 15, 2018

    With fall here and all the fall holidays happening, I love the idea of using a painted antler or two to decorate! This deer antler project is fun to create and really only takes a few products. The hardest part of creating a painted antler will be trying to get your hands on some antlers!…

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  • DIY Monoprint with Gelli Plate Printing

    October 1, 2018

    Gelli plate printing is probably one of my favourite art-making methods. There aren’t too many supplies needed and it’s just a lot of fun to play around with. If you’re not familiar with gelli plate techniques or gelli plate printing, let me fill you in! Gelli plates are a squishy flat rectangle made of super super…

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  • easy mail art envelope mail art tutorial

    Easy Mail Art Envelope Tutorial with Watercolors

    September 17, 2018

    One of my favourite ways to cheer up or send some love to a family or friend is to write a letter! It’s so fun getting a handwritten lettering the mailbox especially when it’s sent in a fun mail art envelope! Getting a cheerful letter in a pretty mail art envelope would certainly bring a smile…

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  • diy notebook cover

    DIY Notebook Covers with DecoArt

    August 13, 2018

    It’s hard to believe that the school year is almost here, or already here for some people! Summer has just flown by. We recently had a pretty major life event happen in July. We came home from camping and found our main floor flooded along with our basement being completely soaked. Oh yes. It was…

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  • envelope art tutorial

    Mixed Media Envelope Art with Roben-Marie Smith

    July 12, 2018

    Today kicks off the Summer Blog Hop with a Twist with the Roben-Marie Smith Design Team. We have the usual art inspiration and giveaways, but the twist is that there is also a SALE! AND, there is another twist; Roben-Marie will be closing Paperbag Studios and her Art Shop at the end of July. Read…

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