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A Stocking Hanger that WON’T Send Anyone to the ER!

In our last home, we had a four-inch-thick stone mantel over our fireplace. I also had a toddler and a baby on the way for our Christmasses in that home, and though I wanted all the luxuries of a happily decorated mantel, I didn’t want the risk of injuring small children. Or myself, for that… Continue reading A Stocking Hanger that WON’T Send Anyone to the ER!

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How to Make Your Videos Deaf/HOH Accessible

Unless you know me personally, you might not know that I’m learning ASL. A few months ago, I felt the urge to pick this back up again (I learned a fair bit in my middle school years when our church gained a deaf member and provided lessons to anyone wanting to learn to communicate with… Continue reading How to Make Your Videos Deaf/HOH Accessible

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Video Tutorial: Drawing Bubbles with Copics

It has been a while since I did a video, and I was feeling the itch! This week it’s a short and sweet instructional on how to draw bubbles in water using Copic markers. If you want to practice along, I used: Copic markers: BG10, BG34, B00, B02, G12, and later BG70 Colorless Blender (any… Continue reading Video Tutorial: Drawing Bubbles with Copics

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Steampunk: How to Master Your Maverick

Guys, I’m pooped. I spent the last several days doing this mod, and then video editing over the last two days. It’s long, but it’s complete: The Complete Steampunk Nerf Maverick Mod Tutorial. And not only is it complete, it’s excellent. I’m super excited with how the steampunk gun turned out, and I hope the… Continue reading Steampunk: How to Master Your Maverick

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Copic Alternative? #coloring Markers by Art Alternatives Review

Here we are, a day late but maybe only, like, a nickel short. I’ve been sick the last couple days, so this was slow in the making (I recorded it about a week or so ago, but hadn’t edited any of the video). But, at least it’s done, and I haven’t broken my weekly updating streak!… Continue reading Copic Alternative? #coloring Markers by Art Alternatives Review

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Marbled Fall Leaf Cookies, Video How-To

Happy Thanksgiving!! Just in time for some easy family cookie decorating, here’s a simple, beautiful way to brighten your dessert table. This post will be brief, as I’m spending the day with family. And this short video speaks for itself! Start with leaf-shaped cutout cookies of your favorite variety (sugar cookie or gingerbread will work… Continue reading Marbled Fall Leaf Cookies, Video How-To

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Copic Marker Video Tour

I recently watched a video from one of my favorite YouTube artists, Valerie Flynn (aka, Art ala Carte). In it, she gives a sample of each color Copic marker she has in her personal collection and provides a running commentary on her favorites, what she uses them for, etc. Despite being a longer video than I… Continue reading Copic Marker Video Tour