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The Frugal Crafter · 1d ago

Let’s Paint Lilacs! {Real Time Watercolor Tutorial}

Hi friends! I had a bit of free time on Saturday night so I live streamed this painting tu...
The Frugal Crafter · 3d ago

Elegant & Easy Foiled Cards!

Hi friends! I’m back from a 2 day field trip with my kids’ school band and chorus trip. We got back in the wee hours of the morning, slept then went to a girl scout fundraiser.  We are all a...
The Frugal Crafter · 5d ago

Watercolor Practice & No Live Tomorrow

Hi friends! I am quickly dashing off this blog post on my way out the door to chaperone a ...
The Frugal Crafter · 1w ago

Easy Coloring Botanical Birthday Card with Frugal Techniques!

Hi friends! Today we will make a slightly over-sized card where we can play with many techniques and dust off some supplies you may not have used in a while:) There are many substitutions yo...
The Frugal Crafter · 1W ago

Happy Mother’s Day, a Batch of Inky Cards & Faux Distress Oxide Technique!

Hi friends! Today I am going to share a fun techniques that gives you the look of distress oxide using the inks you probably already have, in fact it will work with any distress inks. I will...
The Frugal Crafter · 1W ago

DIY Sketchbook/Planner/Journal Tutorial

Hi friends! I love to make little books! You can use whatever paper you want and make them for any occasion. I made this to be my summer bullet journal (think of it as a to-do list, planner ...
The Frugal Crafter · 1W ago

Let’s Pour Paint! Live 12:30pm Eastern Time

Hi friends, today we are going to have fun pouring paint, here is the play I had this morning: I am working on a 12″x16″ block of Canson Monteval which is a fairy cheap paper. I don’t often ...
The Frugal Crafter · 2W ago

Tips for Coloring on Black Cardstock & More!

Hi friends! Today I have a fun project to share using many interesting techniques. One technique in particular is coloring on black cardstock with colored pencil. I like this technique for b...
The Frugal Crafter · 2W ago

Huge Coloring Media Giveaway & Marker/Pencil Gel Pen Layering Technique!

Hi friends, the lovely folks at ColorIt are having a free instructor lead coloring party A...
The Frugal Crafter · 2W ago

DIY Ombre Backgrounds Using Mini Ink-Pads! {Stamp School}

Hi friends! Today’s tutorial is going to help you get more use from the supplies you alrea...