Thursday, March 28, 2013

STUFF I'm Excited About!...and a Giveaway! UPDATE

4/1/2013 UPDATE:I'm highlighted over on The Crafters Workshop again so to celebrate I'm extending the time for comments and add 1 more stencils to the giveaway. I will draw the winner on Wed. 4/3.

HERE'S the link.

There are times that life hands you events that make you really happy...or things to really look forward to...unexpected happenings. So what am I talking about?

Over the past 2 days I've been on my blog roll and to my amazement I find that I have been highlighted by other makes my heart sing. It is no secret that I love to use stencils in creating my artwork. Here are the links...I would love it if you would go over and check them out ;)
The Crafters Workshop and Help Me Ronda with Ronda Palazzari.

I'm also excited about the fact that 21 Secrets, the brainchild of Dirty Footprint Studios, starts on Mon.April 1st. Some of my favorite artists will be presenting classes, the price is incredible and there is still time to sign up. Go HERE to check out what the workshops are!

Reminder: There is still time to apply for the 2013 Helmar Design Team. HERE'S the information you need! It's a great DT to work on ;)

For the GIVEAWAY ~ Leave a comment on this blog post telling me if you like to use stencils and what are your favorite stencils to use. I will draw a winner on Mon., April 1st. Prize: 2 ~ 6x6" stencils from my ETSY get to pick which ones and I will send them to you.

Well I need to get myself going because today is Art Journaling Club here at my house...every Thursday three of us gather here for journaling, laughter, tears, hugs, coffee, lunch, secrets. It's quite the spectacle but I would be lost with this day!

Have a great day ;)


  1. CONGRATS on being featured!!! That is AWESOME!!!

  2. I'm a stencil fanatic all of a sudden it seems. I have been using Donna Downey and Christy Tomlinson stencils .. and some Dylusions stencils, prima .. see I've got a stencil addiction :) LOL thanks for the chance to win. I'm new to your blog, but I love your work !

  3. You have a standing art journaling date? What a lucky gal! Congrats on your features.... your pages are gorgeous!

  4. wowwwwwwwwwwww honoey!!

    I l am in love with the cubist Crafters Workshop stencil at the moment
    I am using it with lots of Dylusions, Tattered Angels and Faber Castell

  5. Love the idea of an art journal club.
    I'm currently playing with Wendy Vechhi and
    Dylusions stencils. Love them both. Thanks
    for the chance to win.

  6. You deserve it!!! Your blog is amazing... My favorite stencils are anything by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, and also the Joggles stencils. Thank you so much!

  7. Hey Martha. Love your creation today. I am so stencil obsessed I cant even think which are my faves. I guess the stencils that are not specific "things" but more of the shapes. they especially look great with the gelli plate!!
    Wish I could come to your house to play. If you didnt live so far away.....enjoy your holiday. Sue

  8. Love stencils. All that I own are either older than the hills, handmade or reinventions of other things. I gotta get me some. And I gotta get me some Thursday off so I can join in again! Damn boss thinks Thursday are a work day when I just wanna play with Martha!

  9. I enjoy seeing your journal pages. Thanks for sharing them. I love using stencils. I have lots by Crafters Workshop. My favorites are the geometric ones.

  10. I would like to try them, I keep seeing people get great results with them! My favorite (because I only have two) is the one I cut myself, of some kind of pod-like flowers.


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