Fearless Friday, Sunflowers & Simple Strokes

  Today’s Fearless Friday combines sunny sunflowers and easy painted pieces in a tablescape for a Summer Tablescape Hop hosted by Katherine of Katherine’s Corner Even though we are all starting to think about fall, summer’s not over yet so here we go! Be sure to visit all the great summer tables by clicking on the … Continue reading

Creations, Let’s Talk Cake!

  Let’s talk cake… It’s fun to draw   Paint         And sew!           You can change a cake with a filter or an app like Waterlogue       Or get it on a pillow       You can take it with you     It’s … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Experimenting”

I have been trying out some new supplies and my Sketching Station is growing     Everything is arranged on this tray for ease of use and transporting to any spot for drawing     I realized earlier this year that a lot of my markers and pens were ancient It was time to explore … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, When Life Gives You Lemons

I love to flip through books and magazines a take a quick photo with my phone of something that catches my eye, like this refreshing lemon-lime cooler   source I love to draw and sketch with pen and colored pencils, it’s not messy, so you can do it anywhere     Don’t over think, try … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Tropical Glasses

I am a confessed plate-a-holic     My New Year’s resolution was NO NEW PLATES!   hmmm….     I had a little relapse when I was planning South Pacific, and bought these hibiscus plates     I absolutely love them, they are melamine, even the kiddos can use them, and we will use them … Continue reading

Creations, Baby Shower Basket Centerpiece

“hey Mom, do you have any ideas for a cute centerpiece for J’s baby dinner?” DD asked hmmmm… “Maybe something with a pretty bottle of rosé, she would love that for celebrating after the baby’s born…” she suggested “Where is the party?” I asked “At a Mexican restaurant, so it needs to be pretty casual, … Continue reading

Creations, Sand Dollar Beachy Bottle

I can’t part with a pretty bottle     I have played with this particular whiskey bottle before, decoupaging it because I couldn’t get the label to come off Bottle Beauty here   This time I decided to try milk paint {I found this at Walmart}     Milk paint is the poor country cousin … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, “Crunch Time”

  Certain subjects fascinate me and for some reason I have a thing for carrots     Maybe it’s their bright color, funny shape or multiple textures…     They just make me smile     This painted carrot tutorial, demonstrates how easy they are to paint     Today I thought it would be … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fearless florals

Time in my studio is precious these days since I’m often away on the coast.  When I have a dedicated painting day, I often work on several things at once     This is a good way to maximize time and materials, if  something needs drying time, work on something else for a while, or … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor & ink

  The hardest part of painting for me is editing what I see     Food fascinates me not only because I love to cook, but because of all the magical colors and textures     Painting every single detail is not my thing, I’m just not that patient…my style is more impressionistic than realistic … Continue reading

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