First of all, stenciling is a weird word. So anyway, I have been having fun making canvases colorful. I love color! Some of the canvases look amazing on their own, but I wanted to add a little something extra to others. That's when I started adding some lettering to the canvases. The good … Continue reading Stenciling on Canvas
Have you been watching Fuller House on Netflix?! So much love!!! Many times reunion shows are a bad, very bad idea, but this? I love it!! It's so much fun to see the characters I've grown up loving now all grown up, both in real life and on a TV series. DJ may have always been … Continue reading Kimmy Gibbler is my Spirit Animal
Last week I shared my word of the year and how I plan to keep up with it throughout the year. One of the ways I plan to do so is by writing a prompt or a goal at the beginning of each week in my planner for the entire year. I have 3 different … Continue reading 52 Weeks of Creative Goals & Prompts
Last Friday I taught another paint class. I really love these and am nearly kicking myself that I didn't start sooner. I am enjoying it so much, and I am learning things through it also. I just love it. I love getting together with people and sharing my love of art with them. I love … Continue reading Rustic Pumpkins Paintings and Snow Pines
I can't begin to tell you how much restraint I've been using when it comes to Fall decorating. I am eager! About a week ago we had beautiful weather that had me itching for Fall weather, and I really had to fight off the decorating. But today I want to share a fun Fall DIY … Continue reading Dollar Store Fall Wreath DIY
Last Friday night I taught my first painting party, using Social Artworking by DecoArt's Methodology. Even though many of the ladies coming were anxious and concerned they wouldn't do well, I was nervous that I wouldn't teach it well and they would be disappointed. It's been a few years since I've taught art, and … Continue reading My First Painting Party
I am just having one of those weeks when nothing seems to be going as planned, but gotta keep moving along. I've spent a few days this week, particularly Wednesday, feeling absolutely awful. I actually ended up in the ER after work on Wednesday, trying to sort out why I felt so lousy. Four hours … Continue reading 5 Crochet Tips That Rocked My World!!
There are some things that happen in your life that completely change the trajectory of it. For me, learning to knit and crochet was one (two) of those things. There are so many things in my life that would be different, or wouldn't be there at all, if I hadn't learned these skills. I don't … Continue reading If I Hadn’t Learned My Craft
Knitting can be tricky. And even once you've mastered the knit and purl, there is still so much to learn and knitters are often coming up with new tricks of the trade to help a knitter out. A few of these tricks have completely changed what I knit and how I knit. … Continue reading 10 Knitting Tips That Will Change Your Life!