First time oil painter here. And to be honest, up until this project I would have told you I had absolutely no desire to ever even attempt to use them. But I had a request for a sign that requires some serious color blending, and if you know craft paints or acrylic … [Read more...] about Oil Painting Tips…Got Any?
Don't let your Silhouette's cutting size fool you! Whether you have a CAMEO or a Portrait, large projects are always doable. My Surf's Up sign is proof...it is 75" across at its widest point! The key to large projects is registration marks. Take a peek at a screenshot from my … [Read more...] about Creating Large Designs With Your Silhouette Cutting System
If you are a Silhouette (or Circut!) user, the video below is a serious game changer. Take a peek. I walk you through exactly how I edit my designs in my Silhouette Studio software to guarantee perfectly centered and straight placement on my signs. Two things to note: … [Read more...] about How To Guarantee Perfectly Centered And Straight Designs With Your Silhouette Cutting System
I do not take for granted the fact that I live in a community that appreciates my work so much that the high school basketball team ordered custom signs. It is truly an honor to touch so many peoples' lives, and it warms my heart to think that these plaques will travel with … [Read more...] about Senior Night
I always find my way back to a classroom. Of course, so many of you know me through The Craft Academy, but my first love is sewing. And teaching sewing is quite literally my dream job. There is something in the air at MADE Institute that gets my creativity flowing like no … [Read more...] about Teaching Is Good For My Soul