Citra Solv meets Zentangle

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I recently pulled out a stack of my National Geographic pages that had been altered by spraying on concentrated Citra Solv, an environmentally friendly, all purpose cleaner.  I looked carefully at each page to see what picture was “revealed”.  I … Continued

Diaper Bag from Vintage Materials

I recently made an “owlish” diaper bag for my daughter as a baby shower gift.  It is made from a vintage golden nubby bedspread, vintage orange/brown corduroy, vintage crochet table runner, and vintage buttons.  It is lined with fabric from … Continued

Making Art Papers with CitraSolv

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I love using “CitraSolv paper” as I call it, in my mixed media collages, but found I had about wiped out my stash!  Time for a CitraSolv party!  I gathered my supplies: CitraSolv Concentrated Cleaner spray bottle National Geographic magazines … Continued

Creativity on the Journal Page

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One of my favorite quotes turned into one of my favorite journal pages in my magazine turned art journal.  Layers of gesso, dictionary page, photo of my work table, image cut from a magazine, paint and stamping. Here are a … Continued

A Tribute to My Creative Grandmother

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The highlight of my childhood summers was the week or two I would spend staying with my Grandmother.  She was an incredible woman full of life and vitality well into her 90s.  She was known for her fearless can do … Continued