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Prepping old pages to watercolor on. Found on paintedthoughtsblog.blogspot.com Simple Pleasures Rubber Stamps and Scrapbooking.

Watercolor Painting On Old Pages - Tutorial- gel medium to attach paper to cardboard, then clear gesso on front surface fie painting. Tecnica para preparar antiguas paginas, y usarlas para aplicar acuarela o gesso, etc.

From "that crazy chick" in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. [dig] that crazy chick New Birds of Happiness

From "that crazy chick" in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. [dig] that crazy chick New Birds of Happiness

make your own envelopes... great idea for the holiday cards

A small bite of mondocherry: easy peasy envelopes.I've always wanted to try making envelopes. This looks like a fun project for my kids.

Tim Holtz Distress Paint how-to

I love the new Distress Paints by Tim Holtz/Ranger! They are yet another unique and interesting addition to the Distress line of products.

Stencils with Gesso - Just need to watch first minute or two of the video to see how she adds colors, then removes some, from the gesso textured background.

Libby Hickson shares a fun way to combine Hero Arts stencils with gesso to create card backgrounds with a bit of texture

A+! Excellent post on making your own stamps. Lots of materials and techniques clearly explained.

Approachable Art by Judi Hurwitt: Stamp-Making Tutorial -- foam sheets self adhesive, heavy bookboard--prime with gesso for permanent stamps

One Lucky Day: Rainy Day Experimentation

Toll By Britney Cheney. Ink through a stencil. Britney used picked raspberry, peacock feather, and mustard seed with the Tim Holtz "Stripes" stencil. Look at this post for other results of playing with Distress Ink and stencils.

By far, the best tutorial I have seen on walking you from start to finish on subway art. Wonder what the cut settings are for contact paper???

Painted Therapy: Subway Art with the Silhouette Cameo and contact paper - great tutorial on making signs with vinyl and paint!