WINNER OF THE SEPTEMBER GIVE-A-WAY ~ SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT LIZ FROM PENNSYLVANIA WON THE RETRO “LOVE” GIVE-A-WAY!!! (winner selected by www.random.org). ♥ I would love a photo Liz to show you with your prize! 🙂 Making An Autumn Inspired Garland ~ AUTUMN GARLAND ~ Autumn is such a fun season to make decorations […]
Art Tips & Treasures
Art Tips & Treasures is about enjoying the process of exploring and trying ideas in art. It’s not about perfection, but learning, discovering and telling stories for the eyes to see. It’s about being brave and adventurous to follow your heart’s calling to create. It’s about receiving the beauty in God’s creation and finding your art voice and allowing it to speak!
It’s time for a Give-A-Way!!! This September I am giving away this sweet “LOVE” …12×20 original design hand painted on wood – $85.00 Value! All you need to do is make sure you are on my email list to be eligible for the Give-A-Way. It’s EASY…Connect (subscribe) below my photograph in the RIGHT COLUMN. Winner […]
Chalk Paint Heaven – I am having so much fun using CeCe Caldwell’s Chalk Paint that I have to pinch myself to make sure I am not dreaming!!! Seriously, I am loving this paint…the texture, the ease, the way it gives new life to the ordinary. Plus, it sticks to just about anything without priming […]
It’s been a full weekend of activity: Grand Opening of the National Civil War Chaplains Museum and picking the last of the bounty from our peach trees. BOUNTY FROM THE LAND What a bounty we have had with peaches this season. I am giddy over the beauty of such pickings! It is a lot of […]
Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures. It is an art form that is both fun and challenging at the same time. I received an origami book for Christmas a few years ago from my sweet friend, Loretta. I love that the book is full of ornament ideas and […]
On the campus of Liberty University, next to the Welcome Center and the Montview Mansion, sits the National Civil War Chaplains Museum. It is the only exhibit available that honors those who served as chaplains during the Civil War 1861-1865. I love making things by hand and jumped at the chance to paint a sign […]
Always thrilled to be making something and I love how this American flag design turned out for the 4th of July! I was able to obtain boards of reclaimed barn wood from a remodeling site. Immediately, an American flag came across my mind. I gathered up supplies and began the transformation.
This week I was remembering a craft night that I had with friends “years” ago. My oh-so-talented friend, Trish, brought supplies for us to decoupage empty Pringles canisters. I had never used mod podge before, and hence began the love affair with it! 🙂 It’s amazing how great the canisters looked covered in decorative paper […]
Hmmm…what a great container to use as a mold!!! Every time I had an empty water jug, I thought I have to one day use it as a mold to make a candle/votive holder. I gathered up supplies. Well, after a week of preparation and drying time, I was ready for the reveal to see […]