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

Fearless Friday, Rosie the Rabbit

      Hippity hop…                               Happy Easter from me & Rosie the Rabbit!!   🐰    🌹   🐰   🌹   🐰   I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs: Spring & Easter Joy on Panalopy Dishing it & Digging it,  … 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

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

Fearless Friday, Kitchen Redo with Art

    With the kitchen freshly painted I wanted to change out the art work make it more masculine,  a “chef’s kitchen” The florals came down and up went some framed watercolors of food         HH and HHjr both love to cook so I have learned to share         … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Ice Cream Cone

  I is for ice cream!     and this ice cream cone has no calories!         basic sketch with dry watercolor brush pens         Gentle blending with a little water         details with lines and dots         blending with soft colored pencils … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Fanciful Hearts

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” Pablo Picasso   Play     Experiment         Choose non traditional colors         Blend         Squiggle           Grow         Sprout         Fly … Continue reading

Creations, CC’s Dollhouse

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday! Thank you so much for your visits, friendship and comments and letting me share my sometimes wacky world with you     One of the highlights of our holiday was passing down my daughter’s dollhouse to my granddaughter     This dollhouse was found at an estate … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Naughty or Nice?

Getting ready for Christmas with so many things on my mind this week, I was having trouble visualizing the food for our family feast on Christmas Eve  Naughty or Nice is the theme with kid & adult friendly finger food   I used PicMonkey online photo editor to design a sign Creating a blank template … Continue reading

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