Another two days of ‘Creating Art at the Speed of Life’ #PamCarriker #ArtAtTheSpeedOfLife


Yesterday, I reviewed Pam Carriker’s book ‘Creating Art at the Speed of Life’.  I’m going to share what I’m doing as I go along, even the pages that I don’t like.  There may be more of them than the ones I do.  This art journal is an exploration, pushing myself to do things I don’t normallyContinue reading “Another two days of ‘Creating Art at the Speed of Life’ #PamCarriker #ArtAtTheSpeedOfLife”

Tangle Pattern Penrose & Review of the Daycraft Signature Duo #zentangle #tanglepattern #DayCraft


 Review of the Daycraft Signature Duo The moment I saw this promo video for the Signature Duo, I was in love.  I knew it was a journal that you would be interested in, because it is different! I want to thank Daycraft for graciously sending me a copy so I could review it. (Note: the new tangleContinue reading “Tangle Pattern Penrose & Review of the Daycraft Signature Duo #zentangle #tanglepattern #DayCraft”

Review of the Daycraft Signature Inspiro Notebook #Daycraft #review #Notebook


Daycraft Signature Inspiro Notebook I received one of the Signature Inspiro Notebooks from Daycraft  for review.  It’s one of the Signature series, noted for the two-tone look, a cover in one color and pages edged with a contrasting color. The Inspiro comes in three different versions, each with a different saying on the front. ThisContinue reading “Review of the Daycraft Signature Inspiro Notebook #Daycraft #review #Notebook”

Wanderlust


I have to admit I was never a wild child.   I always envied those who were.      So I decided to celebrate the spirit of Wanderlust!  To learn how I created this tile using VLVS! stamps, Gellyroll Pens and Cray-Pas® Expressionist® Oil Pastels from Sakura of America, check out my Design Team post at the VivaContinue reading “Wanderlust”

One of These Is Not Like the Other #zentangle #SakuraOfAmerica #VivaLasVegaStamps


Have you ever played those games where you have to pick out the object that is different than the other objects?     To learn how I created this journal page using VLVS! stamps, and Gellyroll and Pigma Micron pens from Sakura of America, check out my Design Team post at the Viva Las VegaStamps! blog.Continue reading “One of These Is Not Like the Other #zentangle #SakuraOfAmerica #VivaLasVegaStamps”

Happy Accidents!- AMAZING Inspiration from ….Sandra Strait (that’s me!)


Wow!  This strange young lady must have ‘Happy Accident’ feet, ’cause she’s dancing! Learn how resin spills are turned from accidents to opportunity, and this big blob and others are turned into cool and whimsical embellishments for cards, journals and jewelry!  You can find out at my  guest designer post on the Amazing Mold Putty blog!  Continue reading “Happy Accidents!- AMAZING Inspiration from ….Sandra Strait (that’s me!)”

Elephant Art Journal


Warning! This project is grungy.  Perfection need not apply.  It took about 45 minutes of actual crafting time (not counting letting ink sprays dry overnight) and most of that was taken up drawing the patterns. All that beautiful color took about 10 minutes!     Viva Las VegaStamps! used: Elephant And Mountain 2 x 4 1/4 and Elephant OnContinue reading “Elephant Art Journal”