This was such an emotional project for me. I'm sure I've shared this tradition with you before. It is something that was started by my grandmother when I was young. Every Thanksgiving, she would hang up a santa curtain that she'd painted. We kids were always excited to see it go up because it meant… Continue reading Sharing The Tradition
The last of my Christmas decorating projects is finally done! My hands cramped like crazy after hours of trying to grip a 4 inch ball without touching any of the wet paint and I discovered that my perfectly steady hands really aren't so steady anymore. It was all worth it, though. I love these so… Continue reading Oversized Wooden Ornaments
And done!! I kind of can't believe I got these done it time, but I did. With a couple of days to spare, which I desperately needed because I have way too many other things to do over the next few days. I only managed that because I've spent the last several days doing nothing… Continue reading Holiday Project #3: Snowman Stocking Holders
Probably one of the hardest parts of building my stocking holders is finished. I had to figure out a way to cut "sides" into wood spheres to give the balls flat sides for the top and bottom. Let me tell you, that required some major creativity and patience. And I wasn't entirely precise, because that… Continue reading Holiday Project #3: Stocking Holders In Progress
And project #2 on my holiday project list is done! I had really wanted these to be a bit "more" than what they ended up. When I say "more" I mean that I was imagining that they'd have some really cool embellishments added that I could do just a little differently on each to personalize… Continue reading Holiday Project #2: Stockings
I got the first item on my holiday project to do list finished! There were quite a few trial and error tests I had to run on scrap fabric before I could get my final design worked out. I wanted these to be a good quality that would last a long time, so I decided… Continue reading 1st Project Done: Santa Hats
I finally get to post it! This is the costume I made for BG to wear to ballet this week! It is a tradition at the studio for all the ballet assistants to wear coordinating costumes the week of Halloween. They are supposed to be simple, usually just a dressed up tutu and maybe something… Continue reading A Stay Puft Halloween
I can't decide if I need my brain to shut up for a while or not. On the one side, I've had so many ideas of things to work on it's not even funny. I'm exhausted just looking at the potential project list. On the other, this latest burst of inspiration is pretty exciting. Normally,… Continue reading Newest Project List
Doing the color series had been a lot of fun. It has been a challenge at times, but still fun. I want to do a few more, slightly different parts, but I wanted to dig in a little and share how my artist brain works when it comes to color. If I were to guess,… Continue reading The Thing About Color
After getting all those designs up, I couldn't resist doing a slightly evil version of the gingerbread man. I just couldn't help myself!
I've been playing again. And having way too much fun with it. I've designed a few new prints for Redbubble, this time with a Christmas goodies theme. There are 4 different background colors for the same pattern of Christmas trees, snowmen, santa and gingerbread men. Part of the fun of these is that I also… Continue reading Christmas Goodies Collection On Redbubble
I again didn't have the energy to do much of anything yesterday, but I did feel up to playing a bit and this was the result. As with most of these, I have this up on Redbubble if anyone is interested. I'm apparently ready for the holidays! Snowman On A Starry Winter Night
My guys are coming up out of storage today along with all of my other outside decorations. It is a little early for me as we usually wait until the weekend after Thanksgiving, but I'm opting to take advantage of the nice weather today to work outside. I'm standing firm that there are no indoor… Continue reading Bring On The Nutcrackers!
I've been waiting for these to officially launch! It looks like they are now finally available. I like the fitted design so much better than the flat as that is my preferred mask style, so when I saw they were going to be making these, I just got giddy. These are adjustable, three layers of… Continue reading New Fitted Mask Style On Redbubble
I loved this one so much, I had to add this one to my Redbubble store. It is so pretty! As always, I'm game for design or image requests if you are looking for something in particular. Just drop me a note through my contact page!
I have a couple of new designs done for Halloween masks out on my Redbubble shop. The only difference is that I liked these designs for more than just the masks, so there all kinds of fun goodies to choose from. Like travel mugs and aprons. Ghosts Travel MugJack O'Lanterns Apron As always, I'm game… Continue reading Halloween Ghosts And Jack O’Lanterns on Redbubble
I have gotten my first rough estimate to finish my craft room space and... I'm kind of speechless. Hubby and I did our research, so we had a kind of broad price range to expect this project to come in around, or at least a close ballpark figure. Remember, I'm supposed to be doing a… Continue reading Contractor Search: First Bid – Sticker Shock
I have been toying with this idea almost since I set up my Redbubble store and I saw they did masks. I mean, come on! If you have to wear a face mask, especially around Halloween, you've GOT to have fun with it! TJ Fox's Halloween Masks on Redbubble The skull mask came from the… Continue reading Redbubble Halloween Masks
I had so much fun with the Night Sky Silhouette piece I did a while back, I wanted to play some more. Sadly, it took me way too long to carve out the time to sit down and work at my computer, but I finally managed it! I'm SO thrilled by this one! Even more… Continue reading Twilight Lighthouse on Redbubble
My latest Redbubble addition is sort of a whole collection dedicated to dance called Mask Up and Dance On. The main goal was mask design, but there are a lot of other product options for each design. I'm planning on adding other colors and maybe even another font or two, but this gave me a… Continue reading Mask Up and Dance On: Redbubble Collection
I've managed to get a small handful of additional photos uploaded to my Redbubble shop today. This is a LONG work in progress as some take more adjustments than others to get them to look good on all the different products I'd like to see them on. I'm also working on trying to get these… Continue reading Water, Sky & Flowers On Redbubble