Went to Murata on East Broadway to purchase some Japanese paper. These will be for the covers of the star books I’m working on. Stay tune to see the results.
You can create a map for your next crafts project in just a few simple steps.
How to create a map
- Apply thin strips of masking tape on watercolour paper.
- Use watercolour to colour the space between the tape.
- When the paint is dry, remove the strips.
- Add the name of the streets.
I bought a set of ornamental alphabet rubber stamps without knowing if I’d ever use them, but once I tried it at home, I totally fell in love with the lettering.
I made some Japanese cards today.
For the geisha, I tried a vertical composition.
The Japanese woman with a fan is one of the new rubber stamps I purchased recently at a crafters garage sale.
These shiny Pacific Northwest frogs will look nice on a card. I’m just testing the coil patterns for now, that’s why I’ve used the half-frogs that were on the edge.
After buying a ColorBox inkpad, I practiced making flowers with a set of rubber stamps.
Today I made greeting cards using Japanese rubber stamps.
Here’s a dragon card.
Then a geisha card.
I was lucky a friend told me about a garage sale where vendors were selling mostly crafts supplies. I purchased Japanese rubber stamps, Japanese paper, and vintage illustrations to make collages.