Tag: Mixed Media Stitch

From Simple to Simply Divine: Turn Cardboard into Artful Shrines

“I have always loved things that have the ability to be transformed from something simple into a piece of artwork. I find these items lend themselves to the awakening of so many creative ideas. In this age of recycling challenges, I find it quite appealing to create these lovely shrines from discarded cardboard and packing…

Paint and Stitch a Colorful Spring Garland

Springtime is just around the corner, and Danielle Donaldson’s colorful spring garland is just what you need to celebrate the new season. Featured in the March/April 2016 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, this floral garland incorporates painting and stitching and is perfect for repurposing scraps from other projects. Follow Danielle’s tutorial below to get started!…

Be my VFF!

I wanted to design a card that could be given to gal pals without having to go in to a long liturgy of prose etc.  A card that could say simply that a friend was appreciated and loved. So, after going through several books for inspiration, I came up with the idea of something simple…

The right side of winter!

Inspired by the garden which is finally starting to spring into life. Needed an injection of colour and hope to say goodbye to the winter and to welcome the sping. Fabric sample, printed transfer verse, cloth-paper and embroidery threads.

Story Telling Cat and the Three Bears

This series was great fun to make. I had old children's books, modern scrap book papers, cats drawn onto calico and my sewing machine. I chose the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The cat retells the story and has been embroidered. All the images from the books have been hand cut, also the…

Tea christmas party

  I`ve been collecting my used tea bags and finally did some work with them, they could be cute ornaments for the tree or simply used with some scent to adorn a corner on the house!  For the full tutorial please visit my blog at: http://monicazuniga.blogspot.com