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About elitiahartmetalart

I am a traveling Metal Art teacher and a compulsive craft explorer. My home studio occasionally serves as a dining room but according to my husband not enough dinners are served here...

Keeping it simple

2014 is my year for keeping things simple. The grand plan is also to”use it or lose it”.  Like many crafters I tend to collect and “save” supplies for future projects…but then something new and exciting comes along and the thrill … Continue reading

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Transparencies on Metal

I often like to use picture or photos in my metal work especially on Journal Covers. I think adding a photo makes it more personalized and it certainly adds a touch of colour when using artwork transparencies. If you have … Continue reading

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Pewter and Die Cuts

I have been somewhat oblivious about the wonderful world of craft die cuts out there. By definition a “die cut” is a method for punching or cutting out special shapes or designs by using a metal form called a die … Continue reading

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The people we meet…

A wise person once said that our lives are made worthwhile by the people we meet and the books we read. I have not read as much as I would have like this year but I have met some pretty awesome … Continue reading

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The business of a card holder

It has been a while since one of my children wanted me to make them something. In fact the last little pewter covered box I made at request had Pokemon on it and held an eight year old’s card collection. … Continue reading

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Metal Tape Mania

When I asked my friends for  juice concentrate lids a couple of years ago in a Facebook post I got only one response. My friend Lyne, an organic farmer in New Brunswick and also the Queen of recycling has been steadily … Continue reading

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A toe outside the comfort zone…

I have been dallying for a very long time about starting a blog about metal art and my somewhat compulsive need to be creative. In the past  I have been really successful at finding an excuse not to do it…too … Continue reading

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