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Step by Step Tutorial on how to make a fall wreath!

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Step by Step Tutorial on how to make a fall wreath!

Thanks for checking out my blog! Here is a step by ste tutorial on how I made my most recent wreath! Low budget too! Supplies list: old book for its pages. I love the old paperbacks that turn yellow due to being printed on acidic paper. 1 wreath ring (you can also make your own out of a couple old wire coat hangers.) Ribbon. decorative elements - I used some fake berry branches I bought on discount and some cute hedgehogs made out of wood chips also %50 off.  Lastly, I used a hot-glue gun and glue to put everything...

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Step by step, mixed media portrait painting

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Step by step, mixed media portrait painting

I just finished a new project and I would love to walk you through my steps to the final painting. I started off with a blank, new, primed, white, 8"x10" canvas.  I looked for a scrapbook paper that I really liked for an easy background.  Once I found the right scrapbook paper for me, I collaged it onto the canvas and cut away the excess paper. Next step was to print off a predetermined photograph on standard printer paper.  I turned the color photo to black and white so that I could determine for myself what the colors would be....

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For the love of Coffee... or addiction...

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For the love of Coffee... or addiction...

I just finished this painting! Its dimensions are 8" x 16" (x 2" deep) acrylic on canvas. I will be adding it to our line of options at the studio for private painting events and paint and pour events. I worked at Starbucks for 5 years from 2008 - 2013, so I know all about the need for a good cup of coffee.  Furthermore, I know how many of you out there know about that too! :) If you would like to have a painting like this in your kitchen or home then I already have the perfect online workshop...

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