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DIY Project: Give old Pillowcases new life with a Stenciled Design

August 18, 2018

If you have some old pillowcases lying around, why not give them a new life with a stenciled design! Follow the step-by-step instructions below. And remember to share your stenciled creation with me on Instagram by tagging me at @DivineNY. 1. Wash and iron the pillowcases 2. Make sure to place cardstock or poster board between[...]


DIY Project: Give old Pillowcases new life with a Stenciled Design

August 18, 2018

If you have some old pillowcases lying around, why not give them a new life with a stenciled design! Follow the step-by-step instructions below. And remember to share your stenciled creation with me on Instagram by tagging me at @DivineNY. 1. Wash and iron the pillowcases 2. Make sure to place cardstock or poster board […]

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Fabric Stenciled Examples

August 18, 2018

When you are a designer, it is always important to engage in “creative play” and experiment with new design techniques. This notion of creative play can help inspire new thoughts, ideas and inspiration for your next product launch or print collection. My “creative play” for the month of August involves fabric stenciling. …

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Design Inspiration: The Art of Fabric Stenciling

August 12, 2018

At the beginning of June, I set the goal to experiment and practice different design techniques with different mediums. June was all about designing with watercolor, in July, I concentrated on watercolor gelatos and now in August, I am focused on art of fabric stenciling. Stenciling is an easy way to create repeating motifs on […]

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Experimenting with Watercolor Gelatos

June 24, 2018
Designs with watercolor gelatos | DivineNY.com

If you remember in my last blog post, I said that during the month of June, I planned on spending time experimenting and practicing different design techniques using watercolor. Inspired by one of Blick Art Material’s Instagram post, I discovered Faber-Castell Watercolor Getatos and was immediately intrigued. I also happened to have a 20% off […]

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Design Inspiration: Watercolor Sketches & Surface Pattern Design

May 27, 2018
Watercolor Flowers in Indigo | DivineNY.com

Last weekend, I visited the Blueprint Surface Design & Print Show at the Hudson Mercantile building in Manhattan. I’ve been curious about the print/pattern licensing industry for years now. Even though I’ve been designing prints and patterns for my products and craft kits for a while, entering the commercial print licensing world …

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New Skillshare Class: Analyze Sales Data with Excel Pivot Tables

March 17, 2018
New online classes on Skillshare: Analyze Sales Data with Excel Pivot Tables | DivineNY.com

After a long break, I’m back to being active on Skillshare and excited to build my channel with fun and informative online classes. Last year, I did start working on many class concept ideas but did not get a chance to fully implement them. I realized why I was stuck: I did …

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New! Llama DIY Craft Kit

February 24, 2018
Llama DIY Craft Kit | DivineNY.com

Llama’s are on trend this year and now you can create your own “My Little Llama” with our newly launched Llama Craft Kit. Each artist-designed kit comes with felt, fabrics and sequins to make a cute llama, a flower and leaves. No sewing required! This kit is suitable for beginners and children aged 10+. Adult […]

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New! Turtle DIY Craft Kit

February 24, 2018

If you love turtles, then this felt craft kit is for you! This craft kit comes with the felt, fabrics and sequins you need to make 2 cute turtles (also includes pattern and instruction sheet). Our exclusive, upcycled fabric pieces – are especially curated for each kit allowing you to create your own one-of-a-kind turtle […]

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Valentine’s Gift Ideas Under $25

January 15, 2018
Gifts Under 25 | DivineNY.com

We’ve got plenty of gift ideas for Valentine’s Day! Whether you are shopping for your significant other or maybe this is the season to treat yourself and celebrate YOU! However you decide to commemorate the occasion, we’ve got your covered! These items are in stock and ship the next business days…and did we …

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What’s Trending in 2018? Color and Pattern Trends

January 6, 2018
Color Trends 2018 | DivineNY.com

Have you been paying attention to this year’s latest pattern and color trends? I sure have! Every year, I pay close attention to what’s on trend, as this often helps me to visualize, design and sketch new product ideas that I intend to launch in the coming year. So, let’s take a …

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