How to: watercolor envelope

March 14th, 2014
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I pulled out the watercolor paints again. I love writing letters, so I thought it might be nice to add a little color to my envelopes. This one isn’t anything fancy – I’m still trying to get my paint creative juices flowing again. It’s been a while.

Blue circles filled with swirls of darker blue.

Imperfect purple fill for the background.

Done. And in the mail.

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How to: watercolor journal page

March 5th, 2014
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It’s been a while since I used watercolors in my journal. This needs to change. I love playing with paint, and I’m always excited to see how it turns out.

Remember the all-new She journal that was released at Gadanke last month? I couldn’t wait to start using it myself. There’s usually a gap between when I create a product and when I start using it. (It’s usually months, not just a few days!) But I couldn’t resist.

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Brass Birds in the House

February 24th, 2014
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Last winter, I was dropping off more of the random stuff the previous owner had accumulated in the hangar. It’s probably not a good idea to browse the thrift store when you’re making donations, but I did!

I saw these brass wall hangings for $5.

I’ve been wanting to incorporate a hint of a bird theme in our house. It carries the flying theme of the hangar into the living space ever so slightly.

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