Leather Working and Chip Art

Working with leather can be so rewarding. Using Melody Ross' Chip Art Tools on leather or chipboard that you can create a leather look, create possibilities that are endless. Use these tools to create home decor, jewelry, personalize books and more. You'll find tutorials and inspiration.

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    Chip Art Tools for Sale

    Have you heard of Chip Art? Some of you have and know that I used to teach with these amazing tools. They hadn’t quite been released when I met Melody Ross. A mutual friend introduced us. The tools are absolutely amazing. I’ve taught with them and then my husband and I opened a store to sell Chip Art items. I have a small inventory of these wonderful tools for purchase and I’d love to share a little more about the versatility of the tools. Chip Art tools can be used on chipboard, books, leather, pressed into clay and more. It’s amazing. See below some images of what you can make…

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    Artsy Findings Store Closing ~ New Things on the Horizon

    What is and What was. We have had the blessing of owning the Artsy Findings store for many years. Click here or go to www.artsyfindings.com then to the header tab above that says Shop.  Times are changing and so is this store . . . it’s an antiquated system they have and we are making changes as well so here we go.  GCD Studios closed their doors a year or so ago and we kept the store running with some of the much wanted ChipArt tools and accessories available.  We also kept in stock older lines by Melody Ross that we had in stock that were so popular.  Well, our inventory…

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    Right Now Monday – Ringing in the Season – Some Ideas from the Archives

    Hello all .  . . Right Now, on this Monday . . . I am thinking about the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday and Christmas.  I’m getting excited about some familiar traditions and new ones. I hope that you all enjoyed the 2014 annual Handmade Holiday Blog Hop.  What inspiration!  With that in mind . . . Thanksgiving is on the horizon and Christmas not too far off. Today I thought I’d share a few projects from the archives that might inspire you as you craft Christmas. Here’s s Joy wall hanging tutorial decor to ‘Deck Your Halls’ . . . This can be a gift for your Shabby Chic friend.  An…