baker’s twine

Prince of Peace Christmas Card Set

Wow! Christmas is coming up quick!  While I do love many things about Christmas (especially the real reason for the season), the abundance of red is just not my style. So, going with a completely non-traditional color scheme of blues, browns, and golds, I created this watercolor Christmas card set: Since I was creating a card set, I did everything assembly-line style. I started out by stamping the focal image on several pieces of watercolor paper. Next, I added a few highlights with some quick watercolor. I then hand placed a few small star-shaped sequins, […]

Hey There! Thank you

Well hey there, it’s Tobi Crawford, again! Did everyone have a great Thanksgiving??!! It’s pretty funny as a Canadian living in China to watch all of the commotion and excitement happen in the US when Thanksgiving (and Black Friday) roll around! Such a fun way to ring in the holidays!!  Well, I challenged myself to make a unique Thank you card. Okay! Unique!! I thought I would approach it from a colour standpoint, and play around with some fun combinations.  This all started with the navy cardstock with a little bit of stencilling with white paint. From […]

Happy Thanksgiving!!

Hello!!  This is Amy here and today it is Thanksgiving in the USA.  It is my favorite holiday because of all the yummy food and that it also ushers in the Christmas season.  To celebrate, I made a new bookmark that reminds me to give thanks.  Take a look…. To create this bookmark, I water-colored some of the Art Play paintables from AdornIt.  I cut it out and then wrapped some Solid Marigold bakers twine around the top and accented it with a button.  Here is a closer look….. Here it is sticking out of […]

Take A Hike

Did you know it’s National “Take A Hike” day?  This time of year a walk in the woods is a feast for the eyes.  The colorful foliage in every shade you can imagine looks amazing!  If you’re lucky you might just catch a glimpse of some wildlife too! This Graceful Stag die surrounded by all the beautiful colors of nature seemed like just the thing for Take A Hike day!   I started with a panel of cardstock that was just a little bit bigger than the window opening of the die cut.   I […]