Color Me This Episode 35 - Pencil Worksheet That Is Great For Beginners - Getting to know how to use colored pencils

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Are you like me and want to share the magic of colored pencils with anyone who is willing to try them? Do the people you think would enjoy using them say they have had trouble trying them for one reason or another?

Here's a worksheet that I think will help a beginner get to know how colored pencils work, without overwhelming them.

I've tweaked this form over the first few...

Video - Winter Is Coming Wednesday 2023 - Episode 12 Bear Christmas DSP & Memories & More Share

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I went to an add on class while in North Carolina. We were provided enough materials from the Beary Christmas suite to make a group of cards.  This episode focuses on the share cards and in the next episode I will share the card pack which I show and take mearsurements of in this episode. 

+20 Alternatives - October 2023 Paper Pumpkin - Home For The Holidays - Tips, Techniques, Extras, Showcase

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It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 

I just returned from the October North Carolina Demonstrators Quarterly meeting where we made so many winter holiday projects. Then we returned home and I immediately went to the mail center to pick up my already waiting October Paper Pumpkin kit, which is the annual Christmas kit. 

Our Florida home is in an RV resort and all of the...

Episode 28 - Marie's 168 Temu Haul - Getting The Most From Temu Coupons - Marie's 168 Oil Pencils WIP

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Here's a summary of how I utilize Temu coupons.

Temu advertises "sets" of coupons with a total of all discounts combined. Each set of coupons is only good for about 24 to 36 hours and you will see a countdown timer as soon as you make a qualifying purchase. Typical qualifying amounts are $29, $39 and $49. I wait until the amount is $29.

Temu will not disclose up front what the...

Video - Winter Is Coming 2023 Episode 7 - WIP Fall & Winter Swaps Walkthroughs Featuring Snow Crystal & Autumn Leaves

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As I finished up my winter swap card I thought I would make a short WICW walkthrough video. Please give me your suggestions for added techniques on the fall card which I have not finished yet. I will share the finished version once I finalize it. 

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+20 Alternatives - September 2023 Paper Pumpkin - With Love & Gratitude

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This month's kit is not the standard September "Halloween" kit that I have come to expect. I love, love, love the fall Thanksgiving theme and cannot wait to finish these up:D I have literally made alternatives for the last 6 years of Halloween kits and had no use for them. I think I made almost thirty layouts, enjoy!