In my city, the local Arts Council sponsors an Art Walk every Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter. In recent years the Walks have been gaining popularity The Arts Council and other businesses downtown display artwork for two days and visitors can go to each location to view artwork or listen to live music. There are … Continue reading Art and Self-Doubt
Here are a couple of doodles I made this morning. Can any of you relate? Kid songs get stuck in my head all day. I used to think my mom was so grumpy when I took naps with her. This is what my Sunday nap was like. Now I understand. Mom, I'm sorry.
Last Saturday while the kids were napping I had a little time to experiment with more acrylic pour painting. I was able to do five paintings on different sized canvases. The first is one that I had hoped would turn out better. I had bought a larger canvas than I had ever used before, with … Continue reading More Acrylic Pours
Last summer I saw some videos on YouTube showing acrylic pouring. I found the videos fascinating to watch and really wanted to try a pour. Unfortunately, I have been short on time, money, and space to do it. I did try it for the first time in November at the end of my maternity leave … Continue reading Experimenting With a Dirty Pour and my First Sale
This afternoon Abby and I had lots of fun making wind chimes. We made one for both of her grandmas and one for her. I had recently seen a photo of similar chimes online, but it didn't have instructions. I thought that it wouldn't be too difficult to put together and would be something fun … Continue reading Terra Cotta Wind Chime Project
With Father's Day coming up, Abby and I decided to get creative this morning and make a present for my husband. He doesn't buy new clothes very often, so we had already bought him a shirt, but we wanted to give him something homemade as well. We had to be a little sneaky and work … Continue reading Finger Painting Father’s Day Project
While browsing Pinterest a few days ago looking for an Easter project. I saw some cute bunny signs using pallet wood. It didn't appear to be too difficult so I went to Hobby Lobby to buy my supplies and try my hand at it. The original instructions for this project are from Diva of DIY's … Continue reading Easter Bunny Sign Craft