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Erin Bassett
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Artist | blogger | craft addict | believer | yoga lover | health nut
Interests: homemaking, friends, blogs, bible study, mixed-media art, spending time with family, scrapbooking, cooking/baking, screen printing with my yudu & a loooong list of other crafts, my cat & golden retriever
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I love new crafty products!... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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It's CHA time! Which mean all the new craft products are being unveiled and will be hitting store shelves soon. -It's an exciting time of year for the arts and crafts industry, and I'm thankful to get to be a part of it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2016 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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After a whirlwind 2015 I am so ready for 2016 and all it has in store for me and my family! So with that in mind, my #OneLittleWord for 2016 is "Abide," which means... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2016 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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One of my favorite things I got to do this past year was go to the Brother's USA offices for a craft day to check out the new ScanNCut2 machine! The ScanNCut2 has some great new upgrades... Enhanced scanning - RGB Color recognition makes it easier to scan low contrasting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Here's a quick video on how fun it is to use Metallic Texture Gems in your mixed media artwork and DIY Project Life Cards! Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Wither it's for a neighbor, friend, or teacher, these holiday gifts are sure to be a hit: 1. Handmade Flannel & Fringe Scarf Handmade Plaid Flannel and Fringe Scarf 2. Wood-Burned Spoons, or cutting board, or... Wood-Burned Serving Spoons 3. Spoon Rings Spoon rings 4. Peppermint Sugar Scrub Peppermint Sugar... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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As a blogger, I get a lot of email and social media questions from you wonderful readers, and one of the topics that constantly comes up is which personal craft cutting machine to buy. I get it – it’s a big investment in not only the machine itself, but also in all of the accessories and materials you’ll be using with it. The advice is sometimes difficult to give. This is because people have such different workflows in their crafting process, in their comfort level with technology, and in the price point they want to stick with. In this review, I will try to point out... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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I've got exciting news to share! If you've been lacking in the creative mojo, or been facing down self-doubt, or wanting to know how to share your faith through your art... or you just want to spend some time with a bunch of super-cool crafty people, then look no further!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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I hope you are enjoying all your blessings this weekend! I was happy to get some time on Thanksgiving morning to do some faith art journaling on Psalm 100 and I captured it on this video for you: ; Happy Thanksgiving! Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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The holidays are approaching...do you need a great personalized gift for your favorite tech person? How about making them (or yourself!) a new iPad sleeve to protect one of their favorite toys? Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Ok, so you've seen part 1 of the video for different techniques to use with stencils, here's part 2 of the stencil videos which means 5 more techniques for you, this time I'm using the 201 Stencil Collection from Faber-Castell! I seriously had fun playing with these! If you missed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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When Faber-Castell asked me to make them some videos on their stencils I was super excited since stencils are something that I use on just about every mixed media project I do. They are a great way to add texture and design to mixed media projects. In this quick video... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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So if you caught my blog post the other day, you saw I created a necklace pendant with Ice Resin...and if you watched the tutorial video closely you saw that I had leftover resin. Boo! Now if I wasn't making a tutorial I would have made up some other pendants... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Welcome Handmade Holidays Blog Hop Visitors! Jewelry is such a great gift to give as a gift and handmade jewelry is treasured even more since you put your heart into it! Giving a piece that's seasonal is fun too since every year they will be reminded of your love year... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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As we all know metallics are really hot right now, they are SO perfect for fall! So while I was testing out this set of Gelatos® from Faber-Castell I whipped up some more 3" x 4" pocket card backgrounds. On Chipboard On canvas On patterned paper On textured cardstock with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Lately I've been really into making my own pocket cards for scrapbooking...here's a peek into some backgrounds I made with the Bright set of Gelatos onto 3"x 4" cards. Keep in mind... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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There are so many reasons why I love this piece created by Satchel & Sage for Uncommon Goods, one of my favorite places to get wall art! They have such an eclectic mix of art using all different mediums...like this one that is screenprinted wood: Seriously cute, right?! I love... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Are you like me with a bunch of scrap papers left over from scrapbook pages, and extra pre-cut pocket cards just waiting to be used? I'll admit, in the past I've thrown out perfectly good scraps and given away pocket-cards I knew I was never going to get around to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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It's back to school time! Make this fun clipboard for yourself or kiss up to your new teacher by making them one! My favorite thing about using clear acrylic clipboard is that you can create a design on the back side of them so the front side is smooth &... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Jen Hatmaker's new book, For The Love, is both light-hearted and deep. I laughed, I felt convicted. It's good!! Join me for the online book club! Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Sep 5, 2015
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Phew! I'm back home and recuperated from a FUN, FUN, FUN weekend away with my girlfriends at Ready, Set, Create. I have a lot of projects to share with you and I figured the easiest and quickest way to do it is to whip up a video, so here you go!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Have you heard about Rocksbox? It's a great way to add jewelry into your life with out the clutter, big price tag, and boredom you sometimes get from trendy pieces when the trend is dying out. Here's a video of what was in my first box: When Rocksbox first asked... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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I actually scrapbooked this week! Woo-hoo! Now, I will be the first to admit that these are not super guilty pleasures...they are more like some of my favorite things. I mean, how can tacos be wrong?! This pages are for the continuing set of Circle Journals my girlfriends and I are doing. I added an extra page...I have a lot of "pleasures"!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett
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Here's the rest of the pages I did this past week. These are also for the set of Circle Journals my girlfriends and I are doing. For these pages we had to answer four questions, I put my answers in a little matchbook!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2015 at creativitE by Erin Bassett