DIY: Robot Valentine’s Day Cards with Tam Hess

Please welcome guest blogger Tam Hess! Today she is sharing a fun tutorial on how to make a robot valentine using one of her own digital stamps. You can read more about Tam and the cute things she makes in her Featured Maker interview. Working with digital stamps is so much fun! I made this… 

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DIY: Appearing Leaf Drop-Dyed Tissue

If you’ve tried out our Paper Flower or Tie-Dye Tissue Paper DIYs you know how much fun it is to dye paper with liquid watercolor. There’s something so magical about the way the colors mix and flow through the paper fibers. I was thinking about fall leaves, and of course paper dyeing seemed like the perfect… 

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DIY: Watercolor Affirmation Cards

I’m currently reading the book, Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers. I’ve been stuck in a chapter that’s all about incorporating positive thinking into our everyday lives and shooing away the negative chatterbox we have in our heads. This is something I definitely need to work on! One step she suggests,… 

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DIY: Watercolored Business Cards

Watercolored Business Cards

Last week I combined a few of my favorite things and letterpress printed A-i-M cards on scraps of cotton paper. I wanted to make them super special (and representative of our creative spirit) so I pulled out my handy-dandy liquid watercolors and went to town.  I tried a few different methods, and wanted to show… 

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COLOR INSPIRATION: Peace of Mind

I’ve been obsessing over this color palette for the past month or so. The cool blues and purples with hints of chartreuse and green offer a refreshing calmness. The combination stirs up memories of salt water and warm ocean breezes. The one place I can find peace of mind. Image sources (clockwise): 1. Katy’s Photo… 

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