Berea Art Getaway

Last weekend hubby and I took off a few days and drove down to Berea, Kentucky to take some classes at their annual Festival of Learnshops. Oh what fun! Here are the projects I made while there. This was also the weekend for the annual craft festival. Here is Dave standing by one of the…

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My 5 Favorite Creative Supplies

I’ve been thinking a lot about 2017 and what direction I want to take. That brought me to my five favorite creative supplies that help me on this colorful journey. It’s really hard to narrow the list to just five, but here is what I came up with: I complain about my old Elna, but…

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Hawaiian Art

We just returned a couple weeks ago from Hawaii where we visited Kauai and Kona on the Big Island. When going on vacation we plan our visit around farmers markets and art fairs. Last year we just happened upon the Kailua-Kona Village Stroll. So this year we made certain we’d be on The Big Island…

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Inspiration from other artists

I love seeing what other artists are doing and I also love to support them. When we were in Hawaii a couple months ago (Gosh, I can’t believe that we’ve been back so long!), I bought a couple dyed pieces from artists at outdoor markets. Unfortunately I don’t have names of either of the artists.…

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The Printed Fabric Bee

  Good Monday Morning! I am so excited to share with you a new project I will be involved with for the next 12 months. Lynn Krawczyk and Lisa Chin created this group and invited me to be part of this project with nine other fabric artists. The Printed Fabric Bee is a printed fabric…

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Lunching with the art girls

Years ago when I owned my own writing and graphic design business, one of my client’s employees called me the “art girl.” Back then I really took offense to that label. I didn’t see what I did as art – writing and designing promotional materials –¬† and I was definitely not a GIRL! Oh, how…

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Getting ready for my marbling class

I’m teaching/facilitating a fabric marbling class at East Branch Library that starts today. I am SO excited to introduce ten talented creative women to marbling – one of my present addictions. If you’ve just dropped by, check out this post, this post and this one about my marbling. It’s been awhile since I’ve marbled so…

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Put a bird on it

In our last session of the Intuitive Art Class, Ronda, who you’ve seen on this blog here and here, gave me these metal birds and a cherry she made from soda cans. She’s so talented! She had seen all of the stuff I had hanging from our cherry tree that the tree service cut down…

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