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Jumble Cards

These are some cards I made using with Large Circle Jumble Stamp Set and my Small Circle Jumble Stamp Set.

I loved using the two “hanger” stamps from both sets for the border on the left. For the right card actually used a round gel plate and some inks and stamped the little circles onto it and then used the plate as a stamp.

I love playing with stamp sets and making cards, it is a great way to explore the possibilities of sets.

Which of the three cards is your favorite?


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  • Rosie Grey

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    Such beautiful cards! I love the “You rock”card on the right the most 🙂

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Time for a Laugh: Classical Art Memes

Ok so sometimes you find yourself in the section of the museum where everything is very serious – religious iconography, portraits of nobles, political events from long ago. But I want to show you a new way to see these sometimes stuffy paintings: Classical Art Memes! Yes there is a whole lot of them out there and they crack me up every time.

Here we go – something about your last museum visit maybe?

Dining out – something I totally relate to:

And even better…

For anyone who maybe just had a trip to the dentist:

And… It’s flu season so:

For all you designers and architects:

And of course the artists :)

An internet search for Classical Art Memes will open up a world of hilarious distraction for you. Be careful if you are trying to avoid procrastination though!

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  • Ally Green

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    Oh Nathalie, I love this new way of looking at Art! <3

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Fall Sale in the Online Shop!

Time for a little Fall Fun! I’m having a 20%off sale in my Online Shop.

You can save 20% off everything that’s a physical product from now until tomorrow, November 6th, 2018 at 11:59pm EST – just enter the coupon code FALLFUN when you check out. Here is my online shop where you will find all kinds of goodies :)

Check out my latest rubber stamp sets and my newest stencils, my original paintings and my prints.

Stock up, put away some stuff for projects and gifts later, and pick up some things you’ve been eyeing like my popular foam stamp designs and sets. Now is the time :)

Aaaaaaand, if you have Creative JumpStart 2018 (yes, the one you followed along with in January this year) then it is time to download those video lessons that you want to keep. The classroom closes on November 15th and the material will no longer be accessible. Download those videos ASAP!

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Announcing a NEW Online Workshop: BYO Art Journal

Today my newest Online Workshop goes on sale: BYO Art Journal! That stands for Build Your Own Art Journal just in case you were wondering :)

I will show you step by step how to build your very own art journal. I actually make a lot of my own art journals using this method! What will you get? You will learn how to make some patterned background pages for within and one-of-a-kind covers for the outside. Then you’ll learn a versatile book binding technique to pull everything together. Finally we’ll discuss various creative methods for finishing up your pages. If you have always wanted to create a custom art journal instead of buying the same off-the-shelf one that everybody else has, this is the workshop for you!

You will get 6 downloadable video lessons – approximately 1.5hours of content!!! You can find all the details for BYO Art Journal HERE.

Watch the promo video to learn more:

Early Bird Offer: Sign up NOW through Monday, October 1st at 11:59pm EST and save $10. That means BYO Art Journal can be yours for $49USD! On 10/2/2018 the workshop will return to it’s regular price of $59USD.

The workshop begins Monday, October 1st with the first lesson and additional lessons will be uploaded every Monday and Thursday. You can follow along with us or work at your own pace as lessons are up. I will pop into the classroom comments section daily while the lessons are going up to answer your questions. And at the end we will have an online gallery where you can share YOUR new art journals :) Throughout we’ll be sharing stuff online using #byoaj

Join us and create an art journal that is just as unique as the artwork within.

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New Stencil Designs! September 2018

Today I am releasing 11 new stencil designs with StencilGirl Products and am over the moon to be able to share them with you finally! You can check them out now in my Online Shop.  I’ve been playing with them for the past month and wow am I loving these new patterns.

Of course I love using the big ones as backgrounds in my art journal, but you don’t have to stop there with these guys. Here are a couple fun ideas to inspire you – I will show the details later this month:

Star Struck

Above the Exchange Place Stencil – loving it.

Downtown Stencil .

Art Journal Spread using Flower Maze.

Hamilton

Van Vorst

 

For the small round ones, I created the samples below:

Grove Street.

Broadway

Park Blvd

Central Ave

Valley Road

I hope those new stencils make you as excited as me :) Do you have any favorites???

Come and join me as I talk about the stencils and a few other exciting developments TODAY, September 6th at 2pm EST on Facebook Live:

 

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  • stephanie

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    Congrats! These are great. What did you use for the Central Ave card? Pan pastels?

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Hi Stephanie- sorry for the late reply – I used Woody Stabilo Pencils with the stencil- I will show a step-by-step this coming week :)

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  • Sue Clarke

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    Flower Maze and Star Struck if I must just pick one or two.
    I appreciate you showing your samples since it gives me so many ideas on how to use them.
    It’s so wonderful to see your success.
    May you sell many new stencils!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Awe thank you Sue! Love those two too- …well I guess am biased LOL

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Actually I Can – Special RubberStamp Release

Wohooo – Here you go – a special RubberMoon release of a new set “Actually, I can!” – Meet those two awesome Ladies and my mantra :)

Here are two cards with the Ladies colored in

An art journaling page – with Maiko being stamped on some painted deli paper

And one with Millie – also printed on deli paper.

I hope you like the “Actually I can!” Set as much as I do. They are fun for cards, and art journal pages and I cannot wait for you to see more examples and what the design team does with them :)


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NEW Rubber Stamps and Mini Foam Stamps!!!

Are you ready for some new releases and samples? – There is a lot fun stuff in this post -but first- the designs :)

This new RubberMoon cling rubber stamp set includes 6 large circular stamps along with one ornament topper stamp. Circle stamps measure approx. 3″x3″.

AND …we have those in a smaller size as well  with the circle stamps measuring approx.1″x1″ :)

But wait there is more …we also have some new Mini ArtFoamies Sets in the house. A Mini Hex Set with all of my four hexagon stamps in sizes which are between 2.125″x2.5″ and 2.5″x2.75″.

And a Mini Tile Set– with sizes between 2.25″x2.25″ and 2.875″x2.875″.

Let me show you some samples our Creative Squad and I made with the new RubberMoon Stamps :)

So the fun thing I added to the Circle Jumble Sets is a little topper which gives you the possibility to turn the circles into ornaments or use the topper as a fun little stamp for borders and patterns.

Here I created some super simple Holiday Cards with the Large Circle Jumble Set.

Jennifer created this super cute stained glass ornament using the Broadway Circle and the Topper from the Large Circle Jumble Set as well.

In this art journal spread I am using the Large Circle Jumble Set set as well as the Small Circle Jumble Set with embossing powders.

Maura used the Small Circle Jumble Set  for this pretty holiday card and added some pretty writing with a gold pen to “hang them” .

For this mix of cards I used both sets- for the left and middle one creating borders with the topper but also mixing up both sets once again.

For the cards above I played around with both sets and created a cohesive note card sets, which I can use for various occasions.

Tania created this gorgeous Small Circle Jumble card overlaying the circles in different colors.

Josefine made a bunch of cards mixing up both the Large and Small Circle Jumble sets for some added dimension.

For the art journal spread above i played with both sets and made some Mandalas. I could have colored them in as well -but I loved the black and white look at the moment more :)

And Kae Pea the owner of RubberMoon made this gorgeous Bohemian Star on a canvas!

Let’s show some samples with the new ArtFoamies Mini Sets

The Mini Hex Set is just super adorable!!! You can mix it with the regular sized Hexes as well.

Here is an art journal page where I just used all of them- but of course you can use them individually to create patterns- just like their big sisters :)

And some cards with the new Mini Tile Set.

Which of the new stamps makes you the most excited? Any favorites?

Pick up the new stamps here:


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  • Maxi Moon

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    LOVE how your team used these! They are so versatile and creative!!

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  • stephanie

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    ohhh the possibilities. Can’t wait to get these!

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      Thank Stephanie , yeah they are really crazy versatile :)

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  • Sue Clarke

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    Love Maura’s card with the words as strings for the ornaments!
    What versatile sets.

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    • Nathalie Kalbach

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      I love Maura’s handwriting as a string for the ornaments too – so clever and beautiful :)

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Summer Sizzler Sale to Celebrate Nat’s Birthday!

Today is the start of a 1 week (June 29-July 5, 2018) SALE in my online shop. Woohoo! These are happy days around here – I’m celebrating my birthday, 4th of July, and the beginning of summer :)  So for you that means 20% off everything that’s a physical product in the shop. Just enter the coupon code HAPPY20 when you check out to save. Here is my online shop where you will find all kinds of goodies like my stamps and stencils, instructional DVDs, my artwork, and my book Artful Adventures in Mixed Media.

This is a special sale because you can save on stuff that doesn’t usually apply like already discounted rubber stamp sets and DVD sets, my original paintings and signed and matted drypoint prints, and all that good stuff in my Destash that is already priced super low. I am reorganizing my studio big time so you get to save big time too LOL.

Stock up, put away some stuff for projects and gifts later, and pick up some things you’ve been eyeing like my NEW foam stamp designs that I just released last week. Now is the time :)

Quantities are limited on the new ArtFoamies so pick those up asap to get them with the coupon.

Sale ends at 11:59pm EST on July 5th.

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