The Artist Tribe has been taking it a bit easy this summer, but today Linda Edkins Wyatt is joining us to share how she made these fantastic patchwork sari scrap belts!
Hi all - Linda Edkins Wyatt is joining us today, showing a few beautiful examples featuring one of her favorite ways to unwind... collage.
Linda has layered a variety of papers and ephemera and then added journaling and stenciling on top. She used my "Not Afraid to Try," Art Deco Alphabet, Ornamental Compass Screen, and Art Deco Flower Medallion stencils.
Make sure you stop by her blog for more photos, and to hear more about her process for how she chooses the different papers and brings these lovely collages together!
We've got another fab project from the Artist Tribe today... Lynda Shoup is sharing her stitched boho bouquet art journal page!
Lynda used my new Boho Star Circle stencil along with my Decorative 6-Petal Flower Screen and Ornamental Petals Screen stencils, peacock feather washi tape, Dresden medallions, and sari ribbon to make her fun and fabulous art journal page. Make sure you stop by her blog for more photos and details!
Jackie Neal is jumping in from the Artist Tribe today with a fabulous ocean-themed mixed media panel, "Go Your Own Way."
Jackie used my Stupendous Sea Life Collage & Embellishment Pack (currently sold out, but more will be coming!) You can also find the individual handmade Boho Fish and downloadable collage cutouts in the shop available for purchase separately. I just love how she's captured that underwater vibe so perfectly! Make sure you head over to her blog to see all the details, including the ways she invoked the feeling and even some of the texture of water!
Linda Edkins Wyatt is joining us from the Artist Tribe today with a stellar stenciled mixed media portrait!
For this piece, Linda used the stencils from my July 2018 Ceramic Tile collection for StencilClub (these have already shipped to members, but you can always order any of the older sets after joining the club!) She also used several other StencilGirl designs as well as the Ornate Border Dresden trim from the shop. Make sure you head over to Linda's blog to learn more about her beautiful art journal page!
Lynda Shoup is joining us from the Artist Tribe today with some gorgeous embroidered pincushions that she made using one of my stencils as a pattern!
I'm excited to have Jackie Neal jumping in from the Artist Tribe today with her stunning mixed media panel called, "Are the Stars Out Tonight?"
Jackie is doing all kinds of fabulous dimensional stenciling using my new July StencilClub collection, "Ceramic Tiles." (This set of three stencils is available exclusively to StencilClub members, so if you're interested in getting your hands on it, make sure to check out the club! If you join before July 15th, you'll start with this set, and it comes with a mini online class too!)
Make sure you stop by her blog to see lots more photos and details!
Today Lynda Edkins Wyatt from the Artist Tribe is kicking off July with this fabulous turmeric flip journal:
Linda used my new Boho Striped Circle stencil along with some our our Tribe favorites, the ever-popular Turkmen jewelry parts. Make sure you stop by her blog to see lots more photos and details about this fabulous journal!
And... I'm excited to share that it's time for Mary Beth's Birthday Sale over at StencilGirl!
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- The stencil sale begins July 6th and ends July 8th at 11:59 p.m. CST
A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to teach a few classes at Papercraft Clubhouse in Connecticut, and Artist Tribe member Jill McDowell was there to join in the fun. Today she's sharing the translucent art journal that she made in class and then finished up at home (we only did the backgrounds and the front side of the accordion journal in class, so she added a lot!)
Here are a few peeks at her journal:
Make sure you head over to her blog to see the whole thing, including a video flip-through!
Today I'm excited to share a post by Jackie Neal from the Artist Tribe... she's been using a few of my stencil designs in her art journal to make some gorgeous pages!
In today's pages, Jackie used my brand new Collage Textures and Patterns, Circles stencil along with some favorites from my Decorative stencil collection. She also added some embellished sari scraps and some collage images from my downloadable butterflies collage sheets. Make sure you head over to Jackie's blog to see lots more photos and details!
We have another fabulous piece of inspiration from the Artist Tribe today... Lynda Shoup is sharing a gorgeous slow-stitched boho bracelet!
Hi all! Linda Edkins Wyatt is joining us today with a fabulous nine-patch art quilt made from paper!
I'm just loving this stenciled and embroidered tote bag that Jill McDowell is sharing today... I had the chance to see it in person last weekend and I have to say, it's even more awesome up close!
Jill used my "Not Afraid to Try" and Art Deco Peacock Feathers stencils as the patterns for her embroidery. Here are a few close-ups so you can see some of the amazing details:
Make sure you stop by her blog to see lots of photos and to get more details on how this gorgeous bag was made!
I'm just loving today's project from the Artist Tribe... Lynda Shoup made this fabulous bohemian cell phone case!
Lynda used Irresistible India downloadable collage sheets, sari yarn, Turkmen jewelry parts, Japanese Chiyogami paper, block printed paper from my Irresistible India Collage and Embellishment pack, and more goodies. Make sure you check out her blog for details on her project and lots more photos!
Jackie Neal is joining us from the Artist Tribe today with a truly mixed media creation! She's combined lots of different types of products and techniques to make a journal cover full of fabulous details!
Jackie has used embellished sari scraps, my Decorative Flower Stamen Medallion stencil, block-printed elephants from my Enchanting Elephants Collage & Embellishment Packs, and some Chiyogami papers. Make sure you head over to her blog to see all of the details and lots more photos!
Today we're taking a brief break from the new stencil love to showcase one of the designs from my last release in this powerful art journal page by Linda Edkins Wyatt.
Linda used my Not Afraid to Try stencil along with recycled paint skins from her craft mat. In her post she discusses both the idea fear as well as overcoming it, and she's also sharing several other art journal pages with this stencil. Make sure you stop by her blog to read more and see all of the details!
Jackie is here from the Artist Tribe to finish out the inspiration for the month (I can't believe it's almost June! ) She's sharing this gorgeous beaded cover for her sari journal:
Jackie used my Decorative Flower Stamen Medallion stencil as the pattern, then added some sari scraps and a few other goodies from a Curated Stash Pack. Make sure you head over to her blog to see all of the details!
I just love this gorgeous scrap fairy art doll that Linda Edkins Wyatt is sharing on her blog today... isn't it fabulous?
Linda used some orange embellished sari scraps, Florentine paper, and Turkmen jewelry parts... I love how it all came together to make this lovely "paper" doll! Make sure you head over to her blog to see all of the details!
For those who didn't see the latest newsletter that went out yesterday, I'm having a Memorial Day sale in the shop! You can save 20% off of supplies and downloadable collage sheets today through Monday - just use the coupon Memorial2018 when you check out.
Are you ready for some truly global mixed media inspiration? (Not that we aren't going global pretty much all the time over here! LOL!) Today Lynda Shoup is sharing a beautiful art journal page with influences from India and the Middle East.
Lynda is using hand-printed papers from some of my collage and embellishment packs, along with my new "Not Afraid to Try" stencil, some sari scraps, Turkmen jewelry parts, and an image from my Irresistible India digital downloads. Make sure you head on over to her blog for more photos and details!
P.S. A little birdie told me that there might just be a little sale coming up to celebrate Memorial Day... keep an eye out, just in case!
It looks like Spring is finally here, and Lynda Shoup from the Artist Tribe has a fun idea for a boho, mixed media approach to your gardening with her gorgeous embellished flower pot!
Lynda used a sari applique from the Irresistible India Mixed Media Happy Pack, as well as hand-printed papers from a variety of different packs and kits. Make sure you head over to Lynda's blog to see details and description of how it all came together!
The Artist Tribe is winding down the work week with this gorgeous quilt-inspired mixed media piece by Linda Edkins Wyatt.
Linda has used some beautiful fabric work in this piece, along with some Dresden trim, Turkmen Jewelry parts, and my favorite embellished sari patchwork ribbon from the shop. Make sure you stop by her blog to see all of the details and get the background on her project!
Hi all, Jackie Neal is back again from the Artist Tribe sharing another gorgeous spread from her sari art journal!
For this spread, Jackie used embellished sari scraps, Fabulous Florals Skeleton Leaves, and some gorgeous Japanese Chiyogami paper. Make sure you stop by her blog to see up close photos and lots of details!
The Artist Tribe and I are excitedly welcoming Spring with open arms, and today Jackie Neal is sharing a gorgeous spring-inspired art journal spread!
Jackie used some of the embellished sari scraps from the shop along with lots of beautiful papers, beads, and my new Chinese Garden Plum Blossoms stencil. Make sure you head over to her blog for lots more photos and details!
Jill McDowell from the Artist Tribe is jumping in today with a new art journal page done with teabags and some of my newest stencil designs.
Jill used my new "Not Afraid to Try" stencil as well as my Chinese Garden Plum Blossoms stencil to make this gorgeous art journal page. Make sure you stop by her blog for more photos and details on how this page came together!
The weekend brings another fabulous project from the Artist Tribe as Lynda Shoup shows how she used some of my stencil designs to bring boro stitching and boho style together in this fun and functional handbag!
Lynda used designs from my Decorative Medallion stencil as well as my "Not Afraid to Try" stencil to decorate this bag, then added all of that lovely boro stitch work and some fun beading! Make sure you head over to her blog to get all of the detail and lots more photos.
The Artist Tribe and I have all been busy lately, but we're back today! Linda Edkins Wyatt is bringing grunge and vintage together in these gorgeous art journal pages using old family photos.
Linda is using techniques she learned in "Radiant Rust" a class she took with Seth Apter a few months ago, and the results are stunning!
Linda used embellishments cut from sari scraps as well as a mix of various Baked Texture embossing powders to help achieve all of those gorgeous, grungy effects! Make sure you head over to her blog to get more photos and all of the details on these beautiful art journal pages!
The Artist Tribe never stops creating inspiring work, and today Jill McDowell is sharing a stunning piece of mixed media artwork she made in my "All Mixed Up" workshop at Mary Beth Shaw's studio in St. Louis two weeks ago, along with a workshop summary. Here's a little peek at her finished artwork:
Jill used Dresden trim, a bunch of my stencils - including the new Decorative Flower Stamen Medallion stencil (and you may also see one here that's going to be released in June that was handed out to workshop attendees as a special surprise!) Make sure to head over to Jill's blog to see the entire piece and get all the details on her class experience!
Linda Edkins Wyatt from the Artist Tribe is jumping in today to share an absolutely fabulous Art Deco inspired mixed media project! I absolutely love the quote by Rumi that she used - it really resonates with me!
For her piece, Linda used my Art Deco Bookplates stencil, along with some Turkmen jewelry parts, plus some brads and other metal findings and accents. Make sure you head over to her blog for all of the details and lots more photos!
Jill used a bunch of my stencil designs on these projects, including my Decorative 6-Petal Flower Stencil (4x4) and the Decorative 6-Petal Flower Screen (6x6,) as well as my Decorative Medallion stencil.
On the art journal page below, she's used both the 4x4 and 6x6 Ornamental Compass designs from my Ornamental stencil collection.
Head on over to Jill's blog for lots more photos and details, including a how-to on turning those soggy teabags into gorgeous works of art!
Another wonderful project from the Artist Tribe today... Lynda Shoup is popping in with this gorgeous mixed media wall hanging!
She's used my Ornamental Petals Screen stencil along with some sari yarn, embellished sari scraps, and a Turkmen pendant along with some other beads and papers from her stash. Head on over to her blog where you can see more photos and get details on this beautiful artwork!
Also, today is the last day for the anniversary sale at the shop! 15% off all mixed media supplies with the coupon 1stAnniversary15. The offer expires tonight (3/28) at midnight mountain time.
Jackie Neal from the Artist Tribe is joining us today to share how she's journaling her art journey with this gorgeous art journal page!
Jackie used my Ornamental Peacock Feathers stencil along with some sari scraps and a few bits of Turkmen jewelry to help complete her page. Make sure you head on over to her blog for lots more closeups and details!
Just a quick reminder - my shop anniversary sale was extended so you can still save 15% on all mixed media supplies when you use the code 1stAnniversary15 between now and 11:59pm mountain time on 3/28.