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A New Gathering Place for Kraafters

Please join me as we build a new group over at Facebook just for YOU Kraafters! This is a new direction in our Kraafters Kommunity and one more place for you to find inspiration and connect with others who love being creative as much as you do…or at least watching!  Click below to join!


Abide in me! A mixed media canvas tutorial

I have a mixed media canvas tutorial for you that I was inspired by a verse I read in my devotional this morning… “If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you.” -John 15:7
You can follow along here or you can watch the entire full length process video on YouTube. Either way, here is the complete supply list in case you were going to make your own.

Abide - KIL mixed media canvas

Painted Poppies for the #KS3Colors in June

Hello Kraafters!   An unexpected result came from very little planning a lot of fun with friends. Feel free to enjoy the full process LIVE video of the making of TWO pieces of art in this video:   Supplies used: Recollections Kraft cardstock DecoArt Americana paints – snow white, lamp black, cashmere beige, santa red […]


DIY Family Menu featuring DecoArt & Chalkola products 6

Hello Kraafters! On this episode of This & That Thursday I am offering you a chance to experiment with me as I find a great use for a DIY product I never used before. I have been blessed with some goodies from two great companies, DecoArt and Chalkola. One of the challenges that come from […]


Magnolias for Mother’s Day 1

I am blessed to have several “Moms” in my life and I love making them something special when I am able.
I sat down and sketched a magnolia in a vase in my sketchbook. It was a rough sketch, nothing fancy!


Woodburning & Watercolor, using Prima Marketing Confections watercolor

Hello Kraafters! Today on Watercolor Wednesday I have a very special treat…I will be using the Prima Marketing Confections watercolors to add color to a woodburned image. Okay, so first, I have to share…I learned this is called pyrography! py·rog·ra·phy pīˈräɡrəfē/ noun the art or technique of decorating wood or leather by burning a design […]