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Julie @BalzerDesigns
NYC
I'm a voracious creator.
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If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Balzer Designs
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I hope that you guys will join me for three classes at WhimSoDoodle October 13 - 15! This is one of those fabulous stores that always has the stuff you're looking for (and didn't know you were looking for). If... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Balzer Designs
Today I've got two videos to share with you. First up, this week's vlog (my daily adventures in art and life): And now my Stitch Fix Unboxing: I have to return what I don't want by tomorrow, so weigh in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Balzer Designs
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The folks at Tombow were kind enough to send me a set of their new MONO Drawing Pens and two sets of their TwinTONE Markers (one bright and one pastel). I tried the pens and markers out: On a manila... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Balzer Designs
That is highly unusual. Please contact Brother Customer Service (online or by phone) for help with your mat problem.
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I've got three awesome ScanNCut technique videos for you today! First up: a technique you've been asking me about. How do you emboss and then cut? You can't cut on top of the squishy embossing mat, so how does that... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Balzer Designs
My YouTube channel. Search my ScanNCut Playlist.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on ScanNCut Technique Videos at Balzer Designs
She loved it!
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on Desk Caddy Transformation at Balzer Designs
I used a pencil to draw the outline of the face onto the fabric. Thats it!
I did not keep track of anything. That would have made it feel like work to me. ;)
Yes -- thermofax is a specific way of burning a screen.
No, this is a piece of embroidery. Molas are usually reverse applique made with colored cloth.
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If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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You guys! I finally finished that giant embroidered face I was working on. And by "finished," I mean I finally decided to stop fixating on all the little details and call it done! As you can see, I stretched the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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My Mother was gifted with a hot pink desk caddy. It's fabulous storage, but not exactly her style. She asked if I could fix it up for her. No problem! I thought a bit about my Mom's style and home... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Thats so good to hear!!
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I've got more WhimSoDoodle class photos for you. I know that St. Petersburg was hit by Hurricane Irma, so I'm hoping that the store and everyone who works and shops there is okay. My fingers are crossed. I know yours... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at Balzer Designs
I dont have any plans to come to the midwest, Im sorry to say.
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Last month I taught 5 classes at WhimSoDoodle in St. Petersburg, Florida. It's a wonderful store packed with tempting treats to buy! I came away with quite a few purchases stashed in my suitcase! The first class I taught was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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If you're new to Art Journal Every Day, there is a short introduction here. All of the previous posts can be found archived here. Remember, it's just ten minutes of nourishing your creative self every day! No need to finish... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at Balzer Designs
Done that already! Take a peek in the archives! :)
Toggle Commented Sep 8, 2017 on Painted Parasol at Balzer Designs
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Today's podcast is full of fun chatter. This week, Mom and I are chatting about our August Art Adventures -- much of it from my trip to London and Spain. Come along for the ride! If you do not see... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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While I was hiking through the heat of Spain, I kept wishing I had some kind of sunshade, like a parasol. Well, I walked into my local thrift store a few days after I got back home and found a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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Eye couldn't resist a little pun for the last week of this series. Now that I got that out of me let's get to the final #RANZAmade post with some eye-catching tag art. Here is a snapshot of most of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2017 at Balzer Designs
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I love working with vinyl. My ScanNCut makes it super duper easy. Because vinyl is so super thin, one of the cool things you can do is create layered vinyl designs. Check out the how-to for my notebook: Download the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at Balzer Designs