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The Frugal Crafter · 8h ago

Easy & Elegant card Design for Friendship, Thinking of You or Sympathy Cards

Hi friends! Today’s card project is one you can make up in batches to have on hand when yo...
The Frugal Crafter · 2d ago

DIY Perfect Gouache Palette From Harbor Freight Bargain!

Hi friends! See how I used this cheap container from Harbor Freight to make the perfect palette for my gouache paint. As you probably know gouache paint can be rewet like watercolor after it...
The Frugal Crafter · 5d ago

Triple Review: RENDR Marker Paper, NEW Premiere Brush Tip Alcohol Markers & Curio Stamps from Stampendous!

Hi friends! I have had requests to showcase a few new things and it made sense to do it al...
The Frugal Crafter · 6d ago

Real time Macaroons in Colored pencils…or is it Macarons?

Hi friends! I just love the beautiful pastel shades of macaroons…er macarons? Sometimes art takes time. I recorded this tutorial a couple of weeks ago and have been fretting over whether to ...
The Frugal Crafter · 1w ago

Make stamp sets more useful by swapping colors!

Hi friends! Colors can effect moods. You can take the same image and color it with pastels...
The Frugal Crafter · 1W ago

Paint with me live at 12:30pm Eastern Time Today! Veggies!

Hi friends! I was playing with watercolors last weekend in my awesome Fabriano Venezia sketchbook and I loved the “play” so much I thought it would make a fine live show project! You can wat...
The Frugal Crafter · 1W ago

Dip Dyed Ombre Napkins & Placements plus Easy Table Centerpiece!

Hi friends!  Today I have a fun home decor project to share! I’ll show you how to get the ...
The Frugal Crafter · 1W ago

Arteza Colored Pencil Review & Unrelated Marker Sale:)

Hi friends! I posted this review to YouTube a week ago but hadn’t had a chance to blog it and I had grand plans to make cards with the colored samples from the video but that did not happen either. I even went down to my studio a couple of times to w...
The Frugal Crafter · 2W ago

Snowy Card with Cardinals!

Hi friends! Today I am sharing a fun wintery card using some of the new stamp sets I designed from Rubber Stamp Tapestry. We will use watercolor crayons, embossing powder and texture paste t...
The Frugal Crafter · 2W ago

Watercolor on YUPO Live at 12:30pm ET today! Southwest Landscape Tutorial!

Hi friends! Have you ever wanted to “loosen up” in your watercolor painting? If so, I have just the thing for you: Yupo! Yupo is a synthetic paper that is loads of fun to play with! A lot of...