#TAKE5ART Journal Challenge

I was recently inspired by Leanne of CreativelyFree2Bme to try the #TAKE5ART Journal Challenge.  The challenge is to include 5 items determined by the challenge creator in an art journal page.  The five items for this challenge were: Wet into Wet watercolor wash Black pen or marker Acrylic paint Music paper and Lines If you’ve…

Art Along: Art Journal Page ‘Home’

Follow along as I create a page in my art journal.  This page is entitled ‘Home’ and comes from my return to Maine and discovering it truly is and has always been my home.

DIY June Insert for Jane Davenport Butterfly Book

As I was sharing on my Patreon page, June seemed to sneak up on me. I recorded this video showing how I put together my DIY June insert for my Jane Davenport Butterfly Book a week ago, edited it last Monday and set it aside thinking I’d post it on June 1st.   Oops!  At…

Creating a DIY May Insert for the Jane Davenport Butterfly Book

I’m smitten with the Jane Davenport Mixed Media line. Ever since Michael’s released it in January, I haven’t been able to resist them.  At this point I have her Mermaid Markers, both watercolor sets, water brushes, two of her wonderful face stamp sets, 1 roll of her washi tape, her…

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DIY Magical Slime Kit

The perfect slime lover’s gift for all ages.In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, slime is a big thing right now.  Although its popularity isn’t found strictly with kids, my 10 year old step-granddaughter swoons whenever she sees it.  For her 10th birthday, I decided that putting together a…

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Art Along: The Fairy Castle

A mixed media timelapse video featuring watercolors, acrylics and ink.Supplies used: Daler Rowney The Langton Prestige 140lb Hot Press Watercolor paper My Artscape Graphite Paper (to transfer from my sketchbook) Masking fluid Daniel Smith Watercolors Gansei Tambi Starry Colors Watercolors Tim Holtz Distress Paint in Black Soot Golden Heavy Body…

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Art Along: Pure Bliss in Watercolor and Ink

A timelapse creation video where you can ‘art’ along with me to see the entire process.

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Craft Crush: Watercolors

Craft Crush: Watercolors- Peerless, Jane Davenport and Daniel Smith

Did you notice I changed the tagline for the blog?  You’ll note that it now announces that I am an ‘erratic’ blogger. As much as I wish it weren’t true, it is.  I haven’t been able to post here since before Christmas! I could give you a lot of excuses,…

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Quick & Easy Last Minute Christmas Cards

If you’re a holiday card procrastinator it’s not too late! You can crank out a handful of these quick and easy cards that use up stash scraps in a jiffy!

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Supply Stash Saturday Review: The Stampin’ Up Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

The Cable Knit Dynamic Textured Impressions embossing folder by Stampin’ Up will have you embracing embossing again!

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Supply Stash Saturday: Creating Craft Supplies with Cricut Explore

If you have a Cricut or die cut machine you could be creating your own craft supplies.

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Artist Trading Cards: The Three Muses Part II

Part two of the creation of the hand drawn artist trading cards, The Three Muses.

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Supply Stash Review: Precision Press by We R Memory Keepers

Supply Stash Review: WRMK Precision Press As my stash of awesome stamps grows, in large part thanks to the Simon Says Stamp Monthly Card Kits, I’ve found myself looking longingly at the MISTI stamp tool. Every time a sentiment ends up crooked or an image doesn’t stamp completely I understand…

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