I've been a bit stuck lately. Stuck in nearly every way possible. I've been needing to paint but have been stuck for ideas, or simply lacking the confidence to start, so I've been trying something new. I needed to get out of my head, so I've been exploring a new style of fluid abstraction. With … Continue reading Painting Exploration & Experimentation
You may find this hard to believe, but art time with my kids stresses me out a little. With as creative-minded as we are, we really need a craft room, but that's just not in the budget right now so we have to make do by doing our making on the kitchen table. When my … Continue reading Kids Getting Crafty
I like to get out and explore now and then, and I enjoy coming across interesting finds. On recent adventures I have found a few pieces to share with you that caught my eye, as well as a few fun things. First up is this amazing sand art. I went to a sand art festival … Continue reading Artful Finds
A couple of weekends ago we took a trip to Casey, Illinois, home of 8 of the World's Largest things, including a mailbox and rocking chair -- super awesome. Of course I had to see the World's Largest Crochet Hook and Knitting Needles. I had seen the photos and videos online. In order to break … Continue reading A Visit to the World’s Largest Crochet Hook & Knitting Needles
I'm having a creative block this week, so I thought I'd just share some of my favorite things from the week. I hope you have a great weekend and a happy Easter!
Spending any amount of time on social media or Pinterest and you'll likely find several art/craft studio spaces. I have drooled over far too many. They are spaces that I dream about, sometimes quite literally. Gorgeous colors and furniture and layout and just perfect. If you caught my Periscope a couple weeks ago then you … Continue reading Craft “Studio” Organization
I have tried many different types of crafts over the years, but one thing I hadn't tried was embroidery. I suppose I've done a few things here and there, stitching on plushies I've crocheted and whatnot, but I've not taken time to actually learn various stitches and give it a real attempt. I'm not sure … Continue reading Trying My Hand At Embroidery