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Crafty Makes · 1W ago

VIDEO: My Favourite DIY Stamp Carving Materials Ready For Carve December

You know when you finish a project and you have lots of other ideas but you just can't seem to pick one and run with it? Well, that was me! After finishing my Gelli Prints Project series I was looking for a new focus for my video today and thanks to ...
Crafty Makes · 2W ago

VIDEO: Gelli Prints Project #5: DIY Holiday Season Gift Wrap Set

My Holiday Gift Guide supporting Etsy artists blog post on Friday has left me feeling all Christmassy! So how do you fancy a bespoke Holiday season gift wrap set using your gelli prints to add that extra special touch to your Christmas presents this ...
Crafty Makes · 2W ago

Holiday Gift Guide Supporting Etsy Artists 2017

I'm a huge fan of artists and makers, well of course I am and I know that you are too! And there are so many talented people on Etsy that I admire and love. So I thought I would put together this Holiday Season Christmas Gift Guide (wishlist!) of pot...
Crafty Makes · 2W ago

VIDEO: Gelli Prints Project #4: Digital Gelli Prints and Hybrid Art Journal Page

I'm guessing that you are like me and like to make the most out of the art that you make don't you? I mean there is just so much you can do with it and I've shared ideas before like the blog post about turning your art journal pages into soft furnish...
Crafty Makes · 3W ago

Magazine And Sale News!

[Photo credit: Practical Publishing International]I've a double shout-out for you today! F...
Crafty Makes · 3W ago

VIDEO: Gelli Prints Project #3: DIY Envelopes

I've got another idea for using up your Gelli prints plus a super simple monoprinting technique AND a free template too! All in today's video! I know! You didn't expect that when you sat down to catch up with your blogs this morning did you?So I have...
Crafty Makes · 3W ago

VIDEO: Gelli Prints Project #2: Mixed Media Botanical

Are you ready for project number 2 in my series on Gelli Prints and how to use them? I hope so because here it is and today I've turned one of my gelli printed papers from that first video into some botanical art for my wall. You will find the full p...
Crafty Makes · 4W ago

VIDEO: Gelli Prints Project #1: Transform A Sketch

As promised I am back with a project idea for using the Gelli prints I made in my last video. I thought it would be fun to use them to turn one of my Inktober sketches into a mixed media project. So I'm sharing my process for transforming this ink sk...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: Quick Gelli Plate Printed Papers

A quick video today with a quick look at some quick Gelli Plate printed papers! I have some mixed media projects planned and they need some colourful papers, so what better way to make them than to get my Gelli plate out and do some monoprinting?! So...
Crafty Makes · 1M ago

VIDEO: Sketchbook Tour and mini vlog - Inktober 2017

Did you enjoy Inktober? Perhaps you joined in over on instagram or just enjoyed watching the art that was being produced by your favourite artist day after day through October? As many of you know I joined in too, in my small way, with this worldwide...