Time to Create.

I created one 12″ x 12″ mixed media page.
The background was made with old sewing patterns covered with Modge Podge.

Close up of hand-made zip flower.
Zip on by for a zipper flower tutorial!

Close up of Handmade hat-pins.
The wings are Elements Grungeboard by Tim Holtz 

Close up of zip, Lock-washers and snap fastener.

Close up of puzzle pieces, which are covered with Acrylic paint and Folk art crackle medium.

My inspiration was Time to Create-Art Canvas  by Lindsay Weirich The Frugal crafter– from the magazine Scrap & Stamp Arts December 2012: (Article and project) pg 22-24

Some of the supplies and tools I used were:

Elements Grungeboard by Tim Holtz 

Prima – Finnabair – Vintage Vanity Collection – Clear Acrylic Stamps – Honey Comb.

 Deep Red Stamps – Cling Mounted Rubber Stamp – Roman Clock.

Wood Mounted Rubber Stamp-Recollections-Sheet Music Score.

Text Wood mounted rubber-stamp by Inkadinkado,  

Perfect Pearls Mist by Ranger.

Other supplies and tools: Dressmaker’s doll Templates, Matt Modge Podge by Plaid, Old sewing patterns, Folk Art crackle medium, Lock-washers, puzzle pieces, Forever in time ruler sticker, Snap Fasteners (Press studs), Ink-pads, acrylic paint, alphabet and number stencil, Brown Zig calligraphy marker, hole punch, brads,  foam brush, Card-stock, zips, lace, embroidery floss, buttons, Ric-Rac, adhesive, ribbon, Blueberry Shake Memories™ Mists, Handmade hat-pins, Blue water-based pearlescent paint by Color Factory, clip-art (vintage sewing pattern envelope), hot glue, glue-gun, etc.

TutorialZip on by for a zipper flower tutorial!


I traced some of my templates with a permanent marker on opaque flexible plastic cutting board sheets as used for cooking. I got them at a Dollar-store.
Read more about them here.

Making Hatpins. 


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