Author Archives: Kathie

About Kathie

I delight in doing almost anything creative, and love to see creativity in others as well! I am interested in art (especially pottery and photography), miniatures, quilting, scrapbooking, and almost anything else that is crafty.

15 Free Tutorials For Dollhouse Miniatures

Make Your Own Realistic Dollhouse Scale Miniatures It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about the tutorials available on Cotton Ridge Create! for one inch scale dollhouse miniatures. The images above show the miniature furniture and accessories you can make using various techniques and materials.  The skill level ranges from easy to difficult. Try your hand […]

Gyotaku Art (Fish Prints)

Gyotaku Art Fish Print by J.G. Wang

This has to be one of the most unusual art techniques I have ever tried. It was an enjoyable process; oddly satisfying when I achieved a good print. And I didn’t even catch the fish, it was purchased at the fish counter at my grocery store! I loved the print above – it is by […]

Meet the Owners of Posie Meadows Etsy Shop

Posie Meadows is a joint venture between sisters Rachel and Rebekah Land. Rachel is a children’s book illustrator with a degree in fine art and Rebekah runs the business and graphic design side and has a degree in marketing and entrepreneurship. They have been inseparable best friends since childhood and this new venture is a […]

Spring

It’s finally spring!  I don’t remember a year when it’s been so welcome. Perhaps we’ll have a nice, warm, sunny day very soon! In the meantime, you can anticipate freedom from the cold with this springtime-inspired Etsy treasury.  (Click on this link to view the treasury on Etsy.) Related Articles Dance in the Rain! {Free […]

Win an Online Craftsy Class ~ World Wide Giveaway! Ends 3/24

Update: The Winner has been chosen and contacted by Craftsy.  Thank you for your visit! Craftsy has generously offered to give one of my readers an online class!  Craftsy features dozens of creative online courses on knitting, cake decorating, fine art, holiday crafting, photography, and more. Disclosure: I am an affiliate of Craftsy and will […]