2019 Draw It / Win It Contest Winner Announced

This is just a quick blog to announce the winner of my first annual Draw It / Win It Contest.   I would like to thank everyone who entered my contest.  There were some amazing drawings and I had a tough time deciding a winner. Todd helped me go through the entries and we picked the … Continue reading 2019 Draw It / Win It Contest Winner Announced

Ornamental Glow Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

  In this tutorial I’m going to explain how to create the Ornamental Glow artwork that I designed.  This project is the 7th installment in my Christmas Postcard series.   What I love about this project is the contrast between the smooth small round ornaments, the large textured ornament and the dark background.   I also like … Continue reading Ornamental Glow Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Wrapped Up Christmas Postcard Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Wrapped Up is my 6th postcard in my Christmas Postcard series.  I created Wrapped Up mostly because I had just finished another project where I'd burned a metallic bow.   I loved how the bow looked, so I decided I had to create a postcard with a bow on it to share the technique with you.  … Continue reading Wrapped Up Christmas Postcard Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Star Bright Christmas Postcard 5 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

This pyrography tutorial will feature Star Bright; the 5th installment of my Christmas Postcard series.  The series showcases an assortment of holiday themed images that are visually striking and fun to create.  They are great for gift giving as nothing says you care like homemade gifts do.  If that isn’t enough reason to love the … Continue reading Star Bright Christmas Postcard 5 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Holly Candle Christmas Postcard 4 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

The Holly Candle is the fourth installment of my Christmas Postcard tutorial series.   The CP series is fun as the projects can generally be done in 1-2 days and the designs are suitable for almost all skill levels.  Plus the wood I’m using is die-cut or laser-cut wood from the craft store, so it’s inexpensive … Continue reading Holly Candle Christmas Postcard 4 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Jingle Bells Christmas Postcard 3 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Some of you are probably thinking it is summer, so what the heck is Brenda doing posting a Christmas themed tutorial?!   Well Christmas in July is gaining in popularity and it’s never too early to start working on homemade gifts for the holidays, so I created Jingle Bells, the third installment of my Christmas Postcard … Continue reading Jingle Bells Christmas Postcard 3 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning

In this tutorial I’m going to discuss how to create my Christmas Candy Canes pyrography art.  I really like the textures and tonal contrasts in this postcard.  I also like the recurring theme of light striking and reflecting on the canes, bows, and holly leaves giving them a three dimensional look.  So my goal with … Continue reading Christmas Candy Canes Christmas Postcard 2 Pyrography Tutorial wood burning