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“Easy handmade bookmarks” by CT member Shemi Dixon
Posted Dec 9, 2020

I love creating handmade gifts for my friends, especially during Christmas. Shawn’s beautiful stencils make that super simple.

Please join me as I create two beautiful handmade bookmarks using stencils watercolor or acrylic paint and a little bit of scribbling. 

Enjoy the Video!

List of supplies:

Shawn’s stencils: feathers with a message and roses and peonies

Watercolors, Deco art Americana acrylic paints: citron, Indian turquoise, cool white and glorious gold, Paintbrush, Fibers and yarns, gel pen in white and gold, hole punch, Watercolor paper

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Posted Dec 9, 2020
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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!

1 Comment

  1. Barbara Lindsey

    A lovely sweet idea. Thank you for sharing.


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