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

Holidays, Coastal Christmas

Welcome to day 4 of the Celebrate and Decorate Holiday Home Hop! It brings me great JOY to have you here!     We don’t spend much time at our coastal home during the holidays       But we love to decorate and enjoy the holiday decor over New Year’s and into January   … Continue reading

Fearless Friday, Holiday Doodle Printable

Happy Black Friday! If you celebrated Thanksgiving, I hope it was a wonderful one!   With the holidays, stress is always a factor, so today I thought we’d doodle our way to relaxation!   The definition of doodle, is to scribble absentmindedly   Just pick up a pen or pencil and see what happens   … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Crazy Pizza Bread Loaf

There is a recipe on my Paint Bucket this month for a Pull Apart Pizza from Climbing Grier Mountain     It is basically an assembled raw pizza     Cut into strips and then into squares, stacked into 4 or 5 sections, and placed in a loaf pan to bake That sounded like fun … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Ideas, DIYs and Giftaway Winner!

With Thanksgiving and the December holidays right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking gifts! Some of the most treasured packages are things made from the heart, that extra meaningful gesture of giving something you have made Here are some suggestions for hostess gifts, friendship gifts, and something for someone who has everything   … Continue reading

Holidays, Turkey Topped Pecan Pie

  Let’s talk a little turkey…       An easy pie decoration~     And an easy pie! Have you seen Pecan Pie in a jar? I have seen it at Trader Joe’s, Williams Sonoma, and it’s available on line at  Amazon here I took a little liberty and added some chocolate chips   … Continue reading

Holidays, Holiday Head Start & Gift-away!

I am not rushing the holidays, I promise!   My youngest son was born on Thanksgiving Day, and he would always insist that there would be no holiday anything until Thanksgiving was properly celebrated…so I get it…     I do love November, to me it’s a quiet month, after the joys of summer and … Continue reading

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