Category: Collage

Happy Mother’s Day: Sometimes A Loaded Statement Hastypearl

Happy Mother’s Day: Sometimes A Loaded Statement Hastypearl I used to use the phrase, Happy Mother’s day with one point of reference. Of course, it was My point of reference. It one time surprised me out of my small world, when I read how much for some, that statement brought sorrow. I felt reprimanded. In […]

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A Short Papermaking Video Hastypearl

A Short Papermaking Video Hastypearl Hi All! Have you ever tried something and not had any idea if it would work? Well, you are living that with me right now. I spent the last day in and out, playing with making paper. It was great and I am really happy with the results. So, the […]

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Yesterday, Was One Of THOSE Days…Hastypearl

  Yesterday, Was One Of THOSE Days… HASTYPEARL Hi All…How are You? Good day? Crazy day? Challenging day? One of THOSE days? You KNOW the kind of day. OK, so mine was purple, and yours was ORANGE. They are all different… I mean, what we each deal with varies, but is Still significant to us. […]

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An Easy Metal Letter Stamping Step By Step, For You ! Hastypearl

 An Easy Metal Letter Stamping Step By Step, For You ! Hastypearl Have you ever tried your hand at Metal Letter Stamping? I guess that’s a little misleading, because truthfully, this method is  great for stamping other substrates, as well. I’ve stamped sheet metal, leather, wood, cardboard and even paper. If you are using another […]

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Artist Question: Does What We See Inform Our Art or Does What We Create Inform What We See ? Hastypearl

Artist Question: Does What We See, Inform Our Art or Does What We Create, Inform What We See ? Hastypearl Pretty good questions, don’t you think? I started thinking it about it when I recently rewrote my Artist Statement. I kind of redo it every time it is asked for 😉 I guess it’s a […]

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Art Journals, Avocados and Biogas; What Do They Have in Common? April Sustainable Souls Hastypearl

Art Journals, Avocados and Biogas: What Do They Have in Common? April Sustainable Souls Hastypearl Welcome to April’s Sustainable Souls topic; Alternative Energy, Solar, Wind, Water and Biogas. I felt I was familiar with the first four on the Sustainable Souls list for April, and thought that I needed to know more about the topic, […]

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Easy Book Binding Technique Hastypearl

Easy Book Binding Technique Hastypearl Bookbinding. What a world ! There’s an endless amount of Book Binding Technique stitch choices out there. Some are so complicated, that even holding your tongue just right, doesn’t help ; ) Short of using a stapler, what I’m going to show you how to do…The Pamphlet Stitch…has got to […]

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2017 Mail Art Exchange and The March Sustainable Souls Project Hastypearl

2017 Mail Art Exchange and  The March Sustainable Souls Project Hastypearl I love it when TWO great things, overlap. This posting is about just that. Here’s why… A while back, I saw a friends Instagram post about a Mail Art Exchange group that she was in. One of her followers asked if she could join […]

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Handmade Gift Tags by Hastypearl

Handmade Gift Tags by Hastypearl Hi guys! I’m so glad that you stopped by. I’m sharing a super fun and easy project that you can make ahead and keep on hand for your gifting. You don’t have to do it exactly like I do, in fact…PLEASE…DON’T do it exactly like I do 🙂 Your brain has […]

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The Sustainable Souls Project and Reusing Paper Materials Hastypearl

The Sustainable Souls Project and Reusing Paper Materials Hastypearl This posting, covers two of my favorite subjects. A group that I have become a part of, called, The Sustainable Souls Project. Reusing Paper Materials. The Sustainable Souls Project, is the brainchild of artist, Tina Walker. Its participants, will create art pieces, based on a list […]

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