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Patriotic Art

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On this Memorial Day, I’m sharing three patriotic pieces I’ve made for my house. I’ll display them from today until July 4. Read the rest of this entry

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Negative Painting — Part One

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My inspiration for this project came from one of my favorite crafting magazines and websites — Cloth Paper Scissors.¬† In this blog post (http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/perfect-mothers-day-art-project/), the author writes about a process called “negative painting.” With this technique, you start with a colorful background and then use a solid color to paint¬†around the objects you want to show rather than by painting the objects itself. Read the rest of this entry

Stamp-Making with Wikki-Stix

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Do you know about Wikki-Stix? They are small “sticks” created by coating strings of yarn with food-grade wax. When I was teaching little kids, we used Wikki-Stix all the time to mark spelling patterns, shape letters, and find important information in text. They’re bendable, removable, and reuseable. The perfect trifecta!

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