Fearless Friday, Palm leaves in Goauche

  Have you ever painted with goauche paint?  It is similar to watercolor, but it is more opaque         I bought an inexpensive set of 24 colors and a palette pan         This is just like my watercolor palette, with individual pans that can be moved around     … Continue reading

Creations, Summer Crafts

Summer has officially arrived in the South, with sunny days and highs in the 80s, people are busy enjoying the beach and the water on the coast     Even if summer hasn’t arrived where you live, here are some of my favorite summer crafts that will bring summer right to your door Give your … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Tranquil Sea

  There is nothing like a sea of blue         And dining in a “room” with a view         The waters on the coast are various shades of blue and green         The most beautiful water, when it’s tranquil and serene         We … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Watercolor Hydrangreas

Time to paint! I have painted lots of hydrangeas in acrylic, like Pam’s Hydrangeas,  {tutorial here}       And on glassware         I decided to try doing them in watercolor, which to me is a much less forgiving medium           As you can see with the steps … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Here Comes Summer!

    Before I left for the city this week, I had to have some pre-summer fun, And get outside and play in the bright spring sun       I’m off to see baseball games and a 3rd birthday, but first I just had to set a seaside table today       Spring … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Seahorse

Last week we had Fun with Watermelon, experimenting with different mediums.  This week I intended to do a rough sketch to refer to as I painted a decorative board, but I ended up getting a little carried away… so you can see two very different versions of the seahorse, one in marker and ink, and … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Bunny Bash and Spring Table Hop Round-up

When my “city” bunnies heard they would not be needed this Easter, they decided to throw a bash of their own!       They hung the wreath on the door and put out the Busy Bunny Easter Grass Tree         They gathered colorful eggs and grasses         Nests … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Spring at the Farm

  Welcome to the Springtime Tablescape Blog Hop!         A big Thank You to Celebrate & Decorate’s Chloe for getting this talented group of tablescapers together           I know bunnies are hopping all over the place right now, but I decided to do a different spring themed table … Continue reading

Holidays, Crazy for Carrots and an Easter Egg Tree

  Have you hopped into Easter yet?       I have been gathering my eggs and bunnies, starting to get ready for lots of family coming for Spring Break & Easter         HH just loves this pencil tree that we’ve had up since early December         We decided … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Flaming Flamingo

Don’t know what to paint? Wet your paper and drop and splatter a little paint and let it dry What do you see?       I saw a pink flamingo The dots on the upper far right looked like the eye and beak shape       Next came feathers and the long curved … Continue reading

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