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chelle
Seattle, WA
…i color outside the lines...
Interests: ...lover of all things vintage…and coffee, and flowers, and disney, and more coffee...
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today was therapeutic. i am going through a rough time health wise. want to know a secret about that? i am actually not concerned about myself as much as one would think. in the face of some really scary stuff,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2016 at the adventures of a painter girl
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happy easter! thinking about what today means to me…renewal and possibilities come to mind. so, when i made time to play today i was guided by those thoughts... i played with the distress crayons and a technique that wendy vecchi... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2016 at the adventures of a painter girl
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life…it has been interrupted. at first, i thought i had a good excuse to skip this month's tag…however, if not now, then when? in the face of difficult life situations, i tend to hide. i stop doing the things that... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2016 at the adventures of a painter girl
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so…confession. i have always wanted to play along with the tim holtz twelve tags! i am always inspired by them and always intend to accept the challenge to make my version of them. well, this year, the 'remix' concept is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2016 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hello again…today i have a sweet project i did on a large (#12) black ranger inc tag... i used the large tag as my base then layered patterned paper after inking the edges with hickory smoke distress ink i cut... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2016 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks…that whole 'new year, new you' thing applies to blogs too, right?! i wanted a simpler look…down to basics so i can focus on the creativity. it's time to turn my intentions (i so very much want to share... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at the adventures of a painter girl
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howdy folks…yes, i know. but, welcome back. my daughter and i were in a chain gift shop recently and we came across jars filled with matches that had a little square of grit paper that you could strike the match... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at the adventures of a painter girl
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here we go...sharing the rest of my samples for the new release by Tim Holtz for Stamper's Anonymous... this next one was a total surprise...i didn't know how much I would love these guys until i colored this project... yeah,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at the adventures of a painter girl
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my favorite part of CHA (for those that don't know, this is the Craft & Hobby Association Show in Anaheim, CA where manufacturers share all their new products) every January is coming away so inspired by the amazing talent the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2015 at the adventures of a painter girl
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Dreams become reality when intentions become action. i don't know where that quote originated, but today it resonates with me. i always have good intentions...i have dreams like everyone else. So what happens between the 'i want to make that'... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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i have a masking tutorial on the Inspiration Emprium blog today...it's simple but effective in making your central image pop... happy october!! chelle Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks! i am sharing a tutorial using texture paste and distress markers on the Inspiration Emporium Blog today... hope you give this one a try...I just love how beautifully the paste colors!!! chelle Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks. i am sharing a tutorial on the Inspiration Journal Blog for this dictionary page watercolor project. i like the look of the images stamped and colored on the pages. i hope you pop on over and have a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks! i am humbled and grateful for all of your sweet, encouraging comments...truly, thank you!!!! i came home from work and took a little while to unwind and make this simple card...the ice cream cone is from a blueprint... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks! it's an exciting day! Ranger is releasing the final 3 sets of Mini Distress Inks!! sets 10, 11 & 12...make the collection complete!! look how cute they look in the Mini Distress Ink Storage Tins... i knew i... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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today i wanted to share a video tutorial that i did using a fun technique i use when i want to have an image pop in a unique way... we will be doing this background masking that makes the image... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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as you may know, i have alwasys loved coloring...and my favorite thing to do (besides color outside the lines) is to use markers. again, you may know how in L.O.V.E. with Copic markers I was (still am for some things)...well,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks! Inspiration Emporium is having an Easter Egg Hunt!!! how fun is that!? if you haven't been to the Inspiration Journal first...head there for the first part of the hunt! and, as always, we all appreciate your comments and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hello folks! first off, i want to thank you so much for the sweet comments on the Laboratorie post...i appreciate them so much! i create with products that inspire me and make things that bring me joy...to know that i... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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hi folks! today i am sharing more of my CHA samples using the fabulous new releases from the Tim Holtz brand...today's focus is all things corridinating with Laboratorie (which happens to be absolutely unbelievable paper)... but first, a little eye... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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WOW! what an amazing Summer CHA! not only amazing new products (can you say DISTRESS GLITTER!!!????) and amazing samples but absolutely fantastic time with new and old friends...i left so inspired and felt so grateful... today, i thought i would... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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Hi Folks! I have a project over on the Ranger Ink Blog today...it's a patriotic card using sticky back canvas, distress paints and inks... i hope ya'll had a safe 4th full of laughter, good BBQ, and safe fireworks!!! Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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If you are like me, your creative space has to inspire you. I have to be surrouned by pretty vintage inspiration. It keeps me inspired, makes me happy, and I am more creative. I know there are those that see... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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"Look at this stuff... Isn't it neat? Wouldn't you think my collection's complete? Wouldn't you think I'm the girl....The girl who has everything?" thinking about those lines from Part of Your World in the Little Mermaid...i think, i have everything...i... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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today i want to share one of my new favorite things...my already beloved dyed crinkle ribbon turned measuring tape... the stamped crinkle ribbon is just the touch on this simple tag...i am loving the look! i start by dying my... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2013 at the adventures of a painter girl
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