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watercolor and stamping

December 18, 2014

I just recently started making some small prints using some hand carved stamps and watercolors. The oil based ink acts as a resist so the painted watercolor surrounds the printed image nicely:
ware stamp1
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December 4, 2014

I have a piece of IKEA furniture in my studio that I decided to stamp(I hadn’t really realized this until I was done that there is a whole lot of people out there altering IKEA furniture calling it IKEA hacks)…here’s the before:
I wanted just to accent the piece so I stamped the two drawers:
the stamps:
the finished drawers:

Gift tags

November 20, 2014

Having some fun today making some gift tags:
gift stamps
gift tags
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Box of Apples

November 7, 2014

I received this box of apples from a friend:
apple crate1
After baking some of these:
I decided to stamp this wooden box with some of my hand carved stamps:
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the beginning:
apple crate2
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the other side:
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October 2, 2014

I Made this shade for a friend:

did some hand stamping onto a Japanese paper:

irene shade1

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irene shade2

irene shade3


September 30, 2014

…printed these birds this week:
just birds1
a closer look:
just birds2

September 16, 2014

still making these “map flowers”….flowers made with my stamps,ink and vintage maps. They are slowly crowding my work space…
map stamps
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