Hang it Where you Gather!

Hi friends! When we bought our home 20 years ago I had requirements, it mist have a bathtub and a fireplace! I have never regretted having a fireplace and we use it often and love to change up the decorations every few months. I saved the mirror from my childhood dresser and placed it on […]

3 Cute Christmas Canvasses! Beginner Acrylic Tutorial!

Hi friends! These cute mini canvasses take about 10 minutes to paint each and can be a fun, inexpensive family or classroom activity! I created a free printable template sized for 3″x3″ canvases if you want an easy way to reproduce these. I used graphite paper to transfer my design. Free free to use the […]

Pretty Spring Collages!

Hi friends! Today we are going to decoupage some canvasses for spring/summer decor! Some calendars are too pretty to throw away and I came across this pretty one I got at the dollar tree a couple years ago when I was cleaning my craft room. I added some mulberry paper, vellum and paint to make […]

Let’s Mess Around With Different Supplies & $15 Off Coupon!

Howdy friends and happy Thanksgiving! Today you get to see what really happens when I design a project. When I share my monthly Smart Art box with you I like you to see the actuall process of discovering the new tools and mediums, sometimes it goes smoothly, and well, sometimes we have many teachable moments […]

Chinese Lanterns in Acrylics!

Hi friends! Sometimes when paint the final outcome is not what we expected. That was the case with today’s painting: I had intended to do something completely different as you will see in today’s video. Sponsored by Smart Art Box, subscribe today or check out past kits. All of the supplies except for the white […]

Decorate with me! Christmas Fireplace Mantel 2015!

Hi friends! First I must apologize that there is no stamp school this week, but I did post a beginner watercolor pencil card the other day that you might like. Preparing for Christmas has put me a bit behind schedule, I’m sure many of you can relate:) I will have a Stamp School next week, […]

Pretty Paper Flowers

Hi Friends! Today I will show you how to make lifelike flower using crepe paper from our sponsor Papermart. I love how fresh and pretty these blooms look on my mantel. They are really easy to make too using crepe paper, floral wire and tacky glue. Watch the video to see how: For this tutorial […]

Patriotic Decor (and another hidden freebie)

Want a quick little something to spruce up your mantle before the 4th of July? Here is a set that is so quick to make using the Patriotic Card Kit and Patriotic Quilt Stamp from Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff: Here are some close up shots: This is quick and cheap to make, the stamp is $1 […]

Printable templates and a free SVG!

I have been crafting up a storm (and the disarray in the rest of the house shows it, I had to hunt through 3 baskets of clean laundry to find a pair of socks for my son to wear to school today!) Here is my latest project: The pinwheel was made using a template by […]