Contest Finalists – Swirls & Twirls

Sweet!  It’s nice to check my inbox and see an uplifting message amidst all of my junk mail.  This morning I learned that two of my images tied for third place in a competition at Fine Art America.  How cool!  Without further ado, here they are: The theme of the competition was “Swirls and Twirls.” My favorite piece by a …

Fabric Postcards by Nikki Smith

Fabric Postcards! (Plus, a child’s 1st recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies)

These formerly unfinished-objects are UFO’s no more!  I finally finished two of my three-plus fabric postcards for the Cloth Paper Scissors fabric postcard challenge and got them in the mail today.  On time.  Early, even! The top one has one of my “wee planets” printed on white muslin and stitched to this fun, fuzzy fabric from my stash.  It reminds … features Wee Planet Tutorial by Nikki Smith

Craftgawker Feature – Wee Planet Tutorial

Just a little something fun – my Wee Planet tutorial was featured in CraftGawker! If you subscribe to Cloth Paper Scissors magazine (and I recommend it highly!), then please check out the upcoming March/April 2012 issue.  I’ll be giving a step-by-step Wee Planet tutorial for PhotoShop Elements.  And if you create your own Wee Planet, drop me a link – …