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
The new year is calling me back to my roots. Back to sharing what I love, teaching, and most importantly...creating. Hope to see you around here more often in 2018. XOXO, Nikki, In Stitches PS...Take a good look at the subway sign above. Each painted line of text … [Read more...] about Back To My Roots
Just a quick note today to all my local readers... Ditch your Valentine and come craft with me this Sunday! I'll be teaching dry brushing and stenciling techniques at the Philly Home Show. Everyone in class will take home the adorable project you see above. I'll also be … [Read more...] about Philly Home Show Make and Take Workshop