using teabag paper, ingenius. great blog too!

Watercolor on tea bags ~ Tea bags were torn open glued to watercolor paper. Paper had been stamped beforehand with text, then designs were sketched painted over the tea bags along with the dragonfly stamp. Great for art journal or altered books.

Visual Tips for Pearl Knotting

Pearl Knotting

Pearl knotting is traditionally done with silk thread, placing a knot between each bead to prevent them from rubbing against each other.

How to create a background for mixed media painting ( on You Tube ), so cool !!!

Kathy Kromer's background technique - Kathy shows you how to create quick and easy backgrounds for mixed media paintings and collages.

pretty wrap

Des pampilles en boutons de nacre

A Gift Wrapped Life - Gifting Tips, Advice and Inspiration: The Gift Wrap Extravaganza .The Metallics

Miss Abigail's Hope Chest: "Garden Series" Crochet Edgings: #3-Jonquils Tutorial ✿⊱╮Teresa Restegui✿⊱╮

Miss Abigail's Hope Chest: "Garden Series" Crochet Edgings: So dainty, several free edging patterns.

Make your own canvas, spray paint over wall decal

Pretty black birds all in a row. Paint top horizontal strip of fence (outdoor paint / shade of teal or blue) - with black or brown, paint birds sitting on a branch on just parts of the strip. Nice decorative touch to the fence.