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How to Tea-Dye Lace and Thread for a Vintage Look

How to Tea-Dye Lace and Thread for a Vintage Look

When making stitched mixed media journals, I love to use lace and thread that have an aged and vintage look. It just seems to complement the other bits and pieces I use to tell my stories. Dyeing lace and thread using tea (or even coffee), is a quick and easy way to...

Serendipity Hand-Dyed Fabrics: Life’s a Beach

Serendipity Hand-Dyed Fabrics: Life’s a Beach

Life's a Beach is my new collection of Serendipity hand-dyed fabrics, and this month's theme is inspired by the beautiful soft colors of a summer beach. This collection is available in two sets: the Hand Dyed Fabric Scrap Box and the Hand Dyed Fabric Cocktail +...

My Latest Art Journal: Wings

My Latest Art Journal: Wings

My latest art journal is a contemplative themed journal titled "Wings". Contemplative journals give us a safe space to explore our feelings and emotions in a creative way. I used wings as the theme for this journal. With wings we can fly to new heights. They give us...

Digital Design for Fabric: Repurpose and Reuse

Digital Design for Fabric: Repurpose and Reuse

One of the best things about creating your own PhotoArt, fabric designs and other types of digital imagery, is that the images can be reused in many different ways. With digital files, images can be resized larger or smaller and easily changed and manipulated. This...

Vintage Botanicals Printable Journal Kit

Vintage Botanicals Printable Journal Kit

New in the CreativeArt'n'Soul online store The Vintage Botanicals Printable Journal Kit is designed in vintage colors with botanical floral images and torn edges. The neutral color makes it perfect for incorporating into other types of vintage journals. Printable...

Serendipity Hand-Dyed Fabrics: Falling into Autumn

Serendipity Hand-Dyed Fabrics: Falling into Autumn

Falling into Autumn is my new collection of Serendipity hand-dyed fabrics, and this month's theme is inspired by the changing colors of the coming season. This collection is available in two sets: the Hand Dyed Fabric Scrap Box and the Hand Dyed Fabric Cocktail +...

How to Sew Beads onto Fabric so they don’t fall off

How to Sew Beads onto Fabric so they don’t fall off

Beading on fabric is one of my favorite fabric embellishment techniques, and I have to admit I'm a little addicted to it. I love to bead all sorts of different types of textile art, and sewing projects. I sometimes like to sew beads on individually ... ... and...

Vintage Botanicals – New Digital Paper Packs

Vintage Botanicals – New Digital Paper Packs

New in the Creative Art'n'Soul store! These Vintage Botanical Digital Paper Packs are perfect if you enjoy working with printable papers for paper crafting such as scrapbooking, journaling, mixed media, altered art, collage, and printable stationery. The Vintage...

Rambling Rose Printable Planners

Rambling Rose Printable Planners

If you love to use beautiful planners, you'll love the new Creative Art'n'Soul "Rambling Rose" printable planner collection which is now available here in my Etsy Store. This planner collection is undated so you can use it over and over again. Individual planner pages...

Injured Prints – what they are and what you can do with them

Injured Prints – what they are and what you can do with them

Have you ever printed an image onto fabric and have it turn out a little less than perfect? It happens to me more often than you'd think. But there's no need to throw those prints away - there are lots of creative ways to recycle and reuse them. I have several...

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