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Bohemian, Hand made stamps Crash the stash
Posted Apr 13, 2017

This journal page was alot of fun, Very “Bohemian”. I pulled that out of a magazine over a year ago because I loved the lace trim, never thinking to use the word. But as soon as I pulled it out of my stash, it just felt perfect.

 I love using my home made stamps with paint, it creates beautiful texture.  I also love using my sprays. Making your own allows you to create your own colors. When you combing the sprays with the stamps it create a gorgeous watercolor effect.

Here’s a hint when doing this, dry as you are stamping to keep the stamped impression from shifting and bleeding.

Enjoy your Crash the Stash video.

Supplies Used:


Matte Medium, Heavy gel medium to hold down flowers, workable fixative to set charcoal pencil, home made sprays, hand made foam stamps, Americana glamour dust glitter paint, gesso, Americana paints (white and sea breeze, charcoal pencil, palette knife, papers from the stash, say it in crystals from prima marketing, twinkle goosebumps from queenandcompany, flowers from 49 and Market, strathmore journal, lace trim

On Sunday 4-16-17 I will have available to all subscribers a free workshop on how to make your own foam stamps. If you’re not a subscriber sign up today. on the side bar to the right. You will also receive a 20% coupon for anything in the shop.  I will send out an email Sunday with the coupon for the free workshop.

Be Inspired, Create and know that you are loved!

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Posted Apr 13, 2017
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Hello there! I’m Shawn Petite

I’ve been teaching and creating for well over 25 years. About 15 years ago I found my art soul mate in mixed media, and it changed my life! I love the story that can be told by combining paint, texture, ink, paper and—really anything that you can imagine.

But what I’m truly passionate about is being your guide, walking with you step by step and helping you become your own hero in your creative journey.

Along my path, I’ve learned that the creating art also creates a healing space. Life can be messy and complicated and painful, but something about a paint brush can help heal your soul. I believe—no, I know—you are worthy of love, and I want to teach you to know that about yourself. Join me on this journey of art and inspiration!


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