21 August 2013

Berry Crafty Guide { Mail Art }

I hope you enjoy the fourth crafty inspiration from the A Berry Crafty Guide series, this one discovering the versatility of Mail Art!

"Mail art—along with the synonymous terms Postal art and Correspondence art—refers to small-scale works that utilize the mail as a distribution system. These terms have also come to refer to related formats, including artist-designed “postage stamps,” postcards, and even impressions from rubber stamps." -- You can read tons more on their site about Mail Art and its history!

examples of my work:

Creating Mail Art:
There are many techniques you can use when creating mail art. You can use many styles of envelopes (or even DIY them!) as your base. There are also many techniques such as painting, drawing, stickers, collage, etc. to incorporate for mail art. Make sure your designs are secured before mailing so that nothing falls off! Below are some great introductory techniques and lots of amazing inspirations to get you started in beautifying your mail! Remember: you are only limited by your imagination!

 Great resources to get you started: 

09 August 2013

20 July 2013

DIY Kawaii Toast Charms

Here are the full step-by-step instructions for my DIY Kawaii Toast Charms! I'd love for you to share your versions, and I'm open to new requests for other tutorials! 
Have fun and stay crafty.

22 April 2013

Pintastical Pins - Part 14

Hi dolls! This month of Pintastical Pins is a piercing and tattoo inspiration set: earrings and tiny ear tattoos edition. Remember, getting tattoos and piercings is a big deal. Going to a reputable tattoo and piercing parlour is highly recommended, where your health and safety is taken into account. Make sure to do your research beforehand, and visit the places for further information. On that note, I can't wait to get my cartilage pierced again! P.S. Never, under any circumstances, get any piercing done with a gun (it is not safe for a number of reasons). Check out more stuff from my Pinterest here.

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Bird Aviary Kingdom, Niagara Falls

15 April 2013

08 April 2013

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My new deco den iPhone case!
Purple, black, rose and hearts theme.

01 April 2013

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Sephora by OPI Chic Prints for nails design appliqués 

31 March 2013

Berry Crafty Guide { Polymer Clay }

Behold the third instalment of A Berry Crafty Guide series featuring the wonderful and sculpting world of polymer clay!

As found on the Polymer Clay Superstore page:
"Polymer Clay is an art medium that is known for its versatility, pliability and simplicity to work with. It is an oven bake modeling material composed of polymers, resins, coloring agents and fillers. Not a natural clay, it is man-made from a plastic, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) base. It is used by artists and hobbyists ranging from children to professional artists and movie makers. It stays continually soft and can be baked in a home oven, retaining its color and size. It is available in many colors, including metallics, glow-in-the-dark and "stone". It can be used to simulate many materials: stone, semi-precious stones, porcelain, wood, and glass."
examples of my work:

Tutorial for Toast Charms here!

Creating Polymer Clay Sculptures:
There are many techniques when creating your designs from using brand sculpting tools to ordinary household objects like toothpicks, toothbrushes, foil paper and eye shadow (for shading pigments). You can integrate tiny beads and Translucent Liquid Sculpey (TLS) to bind pieces together or to create different textures. Below are some great beginner tutorials, supplies, techniques and frequently asked questions (FAQs) to get you started in this versatile world of sculpting! Remember: you are only limited by your imagination!

 Great resources to get you started: 

25 March 2013

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In my bathroom: "Keep Calm and Carry On"
Union Jack print soap!

14 March 2013

Sabrina Dee Berry's Flickr Photostream

SB Profile >> Updates 2☛ Give & get free stuff on Listia ☚Bird Kingdom Aviary // Small AviaryEdgar Allan Poe ATC // A Dream Within A Dream. Created by Sabrina Dee BerryThe Mini 'Zine ART Guide of Tim Burton // created by Sabrina Dee Berry #timburton #art #zine #mini #handmade #guide #berrysweettreats #sabrinadeeberry #movie #film #directorStand up for something. Made with @instaquoteapp. #instaquote #motivation #inspiration #quote #life #rights #humanity #life #success #failure
Pink Wonderland packaging from Berry Sweet Treats!Niagara Falls // All MistBird Aviary Kingdom -- Blue MacawBird Aviary Kingdom // Meet Red!CAA Lights Festival!The Crystal Maze!
Upside down house!Niagara Falls -- Nightlife!A Sweet Surprise for Facebook Fans // Berry Sweet Treats -- goodies sent for the winner! Thank you all for the support  #berrysweettreats #handmade #kawaii #cute #contest #giveaway #accessories #facebookSimple DIY manicure // tiny AB white rhinestones over OPI in Bubble Bath #diy #nail #art #rhinestones #white #manicure #simpleSephora by OPI Chic Prints for nails design appliquésOutgoing // Cute Mail
♡ new to my kawaii collection ♡OMG! This is my amazing order from boopsiedaisy!!! I ordered 2 prints and was sent all this gorgeous loveliness  check out Missy's shop on Etsy: www.boopsiedaisy.etsy.com#kawaii #cute #print #atc #aceo #kewpie #holidays #blue #pink #cake #sweetMy 2nd kawaii order from Jenny and 12-12-12 postcard from Rachel!! Love it all  #swap #postcard #snailmail #kawaii #cute #sugarbunnies #plush #eraser #rilakkuma #sandwich #milkshakeWishing you all happy holidays! #holidays #winter #christmas #joy #happyNew Items listed on SabrinaDeeBerry via Etsy!Alice in Wonderland Mail // Shop Swap #2
 Check out what I've been up to on Flickr! Photos of random adventures, shop updates, and more. 
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