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Watercolor with Glycerin

If you’re looking for even more amazing results with your water colours. Try using Glycerin! It’s available at drugstores, Amazon, Walmart etc. It’s not too expensive. Or if you can’t find it, here are some substitutes the internet says work pretty well.


Gift Wrapping

Every thought of using yarn instead of ribbon for your gift wrapping?  The yarn gives it such a cute crafty homemade look. I think it totally sets the gift apart.

yarn-bow

Try a grouping of felt or paper flowers rather than a typical bow.

A grouping of felt flowers instead of a bow.

How about a yarn pom pom!

pom-pom-wrap

Happy Wrapping!

xo

jt

Here’s what I used.


 

 

Wreaths! Burlap & Yarn

We are knee deep in Yarn and burlap! we’ve got 10 days to make 50 wreaths!

Felt Poinsettia Flowers on the yarn wreath.

Felt Poinsettia Flowers on the yarn wreath.

The cutest felt colours from Wild Flower Felt Designs

The cutest felt colours from Wild Flower Felt Designs

the burlap wreath

the burlap wreath

Here’s are the step by step Burlap wreath instructions.


The Ultimate!

Perfect Bows Every Time using The Ultimate bow maker.

Perfect Bows Every Time using The Ultimate bow maker.

It’s that time of year! You need Cards, you need Boxes, you need to save $$$$. So turn paper you already have into treat boxes, cards and tags for Christmas! That’s what we did tonight?!

Some easy scores and folds and you have a pop-out card or box! Made with the Ultimate.

Some easy scores and folds and you have a pop-out card or box! Made with the Ultimate.

Here’s what I used!! Canadian LIST below!!!



CANADIANS!! Here’s you go !! A few options at least in CDN$


Giving Thanks Card

Tonight’s card, totally inspired by Annie Williams!

Giving Thanks Card. Embossed background, Coloured with Spectrum Noir Markers.

Giving Thanks Card. Embossed background, Coloured with Spectrum Noir Markers.

When you’re stuck for inspiration troll through the blogs, Pinterest, Instagram and find something you like and try to replicate, I guarantee you’ll get somewhere good. Continue Reading

Sew Fun!

Here is the fruit of our epic sewing marathon! I love the little birdie, die cut out of fabric!!

Easy Sew Box Bag, Gonna carry my Colorista Markers in here.

Easy Sew Box Bag, Gonna carry my Colorista Markers in here.

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Free Brush Lettering Online Class. Free Printable Brush lettering practice Sheets.

FREE Brush Lettering Practice Sheet

Hey everyone. If you follow my Instagram and Facebook pages you’ll know I’m obsessed with BrushLettering, Calligraphy, Fauxlligraphy, Modern Calligraphy…all of these are terms for ….  as my kids would say “fancy writing.”

Turn your own hand writing into art.

Turn your own hand writing into art.

So tonight, as part of my continuing LIVE Crafting series on the Crafter’s Companion USA Facebook page, I’m going to teach you a bit about how to ‘write fancy.’ Continue Reading

Watercolor Peonies with brush Lettering

Watercolouring

So lately I’ve been all about water colour. I can’t get enough. I like it because you really don’t have to have any artistic training, or even talent to be good at using them.

Watercolour wreath

Simple Watercolor wreath

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NEW VIDEO! – Craft Room Cleanup

I’m not sure I’d tune in to watch someone cleaning up….BUT I think you’ll find some pretty inspiring tips and craft room organization products that will help you get your space, no matter the size in inspiration shape too.

I’m loving all the products I got from Stamp N Storage, they’ve been key to keeping items off my desk, and on display.  Honestly, Stamp N Storage heard the cry of the messy crafter and has something to keep everything organized!! Ah-mazing.

Enjoy!

New Craft Room, New Site – NEW VIDEO!

Well hello!  A lot of work has been happening off-line and I’ve got a Craft Room Tour Video to help bring you up to speed.

I’ve spent most of my summer holidays making over my craft room, and weekend since … making this Video and many more months before that remaking this website. Both (I think) are looking swell and much more inspiring.

Craft Room Tour

Jennifer Tryon’s Craft Room

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