Fearless Friday, Casual Bouquet

  After taking an art workshop recently, I couldn’t wait to get back to my own easel, and my own painting style!         During the workshop I experimented with painting on a new surface, Ampersand gessoboard This is really becoming popular with professional artists because of it’s durability and it’s much easier … Continue reading

Holidays, St. Patrick’s Day and Spring Chick Baskets

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ☘️         Today is CC’s 6th birthday!       We celebrated yesterday with a birthday party at a dance studio, she had so much fun and even the boys joined in Sequined baseball caps and jazz glasses         I also have 3 really … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Trees Workshop

  Last weekend I took a 2 day acrylic painting workshop, The instructor was local artist, Melanie Morris       She has an impressionist painting style and is a master at mixing colors         Taking an art class is such a great way to recharge your batteries, learn, practice, or just … Continue reading

Tablescapes, “Prickled Pink!”

Welcome to the annual Celebrate & Decorate Springtime Tablescape Blog Hop!         I am “Prickled Pink” today to be joining the fun! Be sure to visit everyone, at the links below, throughout the week for inspiration and incredible Spring eye candy!         I am head over heels about cactus … Continue reading

Fearless Friday on Thursday, Red Rose

  Fearless Friday is early this week because tomorrow I will be traveling with my fellow Tales of the Traveling Tote group, be sure to stop by for the fun and a giveaway!         Roses are not only one of my very favorite flowers, They are a favorite subject to draw and … Continue reading

Creations, Decoupage Memory Box

  I know Valentine’s day is so yesterday, but it is still February, and I had an idea about how I could enjoy my Valentine cards all year long         I found this wood cube in the craft section of Target and decided to decoupage parts of the cards on it   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fast & Loose Watercolor

  I have a severe case of Spring Fever which I am treating with flowers!     When I ran across the photo below I just had to paint these colorful glads!   {source Home Depot}     I haven’t painted with watercolors in a while and decided a fast and loose approach was the … Continue reading

Creations, St. Patrick’s Day Basket

  St. Patrick’s Day is a big event at our house No we’re not Irish… It’s my granddaughter CC’s birthday ☘️       She is going to be 6!!       Where does time go? Maybe the leprechauns can slow it down!       Knowing it was going to be a rainy … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Changing Colors

  This has been a busy week, all of a sudden I am redoing my bedroom 😳 I had mentioned to HHjr that the next time he had a hole in his schedule, I would love for his guys to paint my bedroom Next thing I knew, “hey Mom, it would really help me out … Continue reading

Tablescapes, XO Hugs & Kisses

  Welcome to the annual Celebrate and Decorate Valentine Blog Hop!       Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a birthday in my house,  my son was born on Valentine’s Day, and he is a real sweetheart!         To keep this table more on the masculine side, I chose to use black, … Continue reading

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