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https://youtu.be/Qvd9xqGgnkE Why am I not using some of my art supplies? A big box of stickers has been on the shelf, and unused. Was it was time to donate them? I loved these stickers for their words, for their shapes, for their patterns but I had to face the hard truth that I hadn’t used [...]

Art inspired by David Cassidy and the Partridge Family – step by step stencil play and concert photos!

What happens in my life influences what I create in art…and seeing a David Cassidy concert last weekend had a big influence on this canvas!   I adore the tone of his voice and the happy pop sound of his Partridge Family music.  It’s infectious!  So much that it is one of favorite playlists in [...]

Carolyn plays with VerDay paint and patina to turn paper into old rusted pattern with a stencil in a fun video

What do you need to turn paper into metal?  VerDay paint!  This stuff is fantastic for creating a patina of old metal on anything you can paint. In the video you’ll see my explorations and how I turned the rusted paper into a quick card. TenSecondsStudio sent several of these sets out for the StencilGirl team [...]

New stencil release and giveaway!

So excited to share what I’ve been up to in my secret lab.  Okay, I don’t have a secret lab…I have an art studio.  But I do have 5 new stencils at StencilGirl! I have been experimenting away on designs, creating more layering patterns and a few others that just escaped from my head like [...]