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Don't you just love hand-painted papers? Marbling, stenciling, monoprinting with a gel press...so much fun to make. Now what do you do with them? Wrap them around plain cardboard (save those cereal boxes) to make mini journals!
My youngest daughter is wild about all things Harry Potter and a stand mixer was on her Christmas list this past year. I just had to add some fun decorations to it before I wrapped it up and Potions Master was just the thing. I cut and layered a variety of vinyl to create the look. To see how everything came together check out the full blog post.
Except when it bursts all over the place - YIKES! In an effort to clean up a bunch of spilled paint – I quickly grabbed a bunch of stuff to paint red in a hurry. This beautiful tag full of mixed-media LOVE is what became of my crafty accident...
When I was a kid trading Valentine Day cards at school was one of my favorite things to do, besides eating the candy of course. The one thing I wish I would have done was to make my own cards - instead of buying them, and hoping that no one else bought the same ones. So each year my daughter and I have the best time making her cards together. They are so easy and fun to create!