She Had Faith In Herself

A new girl I painted over the weekend. I cut her out when I finished painting her.  I painted a background page and added her to it, along with some scraps, sentiments and washi tape.  I painted over it more than once.  I struggle with mixed media backgrounds so this was a great exercise for […]

Art Journal – Your Best Friend

I’ve started Tamara Laporte aka Tam Willowing’s free course,  ‘Art, Heart and Healing’  over at It’s exactly what I need, especially after the doubts and fears that went through me before I started working on the inspiration block I shared with you last week. The first lesson wasn’t easy.  Tam makes you face the negative […]

Crudoodle – Home on The Hill

Happy Monday everyone! This week’s stamp is a house, but not any old house.  This house is a home. This week’s Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp is a Home on The Hill. To save Home on The Hill to your computer, please click on the images above, then, right click on the picture, and save to your […]

Crudoodle – Fleur

Thank you so much for your patience this week, while I was installing programs and setting my computer up. Good things come to those who wait. I have one of my Dreamer Girls for you this week.  It’s still a bit wintery here…there’s still some of that white stuff on the ground!  I’m itching to […]

29 Faces – My First Four

Here I go.  I’m plunging into the 29 Faces Art Challenge. The Challenge?  To create 29 faces in the month of February.Seeing as I discovered this challenge Friday, that puts me a little behind.  Since then I’ve been working away and I’m happy to share my first four faces with you.Face 1This is called Believe […]

Crudoodle Free Digital Stamp – Patchwork Heart

Happy February everyone! I know everyone is thinking about hearts and flowers with Valentine’s Day approaching.  Today’s Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp is a heart for those of you who have a bit of country or folk in your heart, or who like quilting and sewing and the simple things in life. Patchwork Heart To save […]

AEDM – A Mish Mash of The Last Three Days

No artist interview today.  My apologies to those of you who look forward to meeting these talented artists.  The Artist Feature will return next Friday with an artist who is definitely one to look forward to meeting.  I hope you’ll drop in. I can’t leave you with no art, so I’m sharing what I have […]

Art Journaling – Week Five, What Is The Use of A Book

Week Five Journal Detail This week’s art journaling class with Jenny and Aaron of Every Day is a Holiday had me excited.  It wasn’t just looking at Jenny and Aaron’s gorgeous pages or drooling over the desserts featured on them, this week was all about using black and white, leaving lots of white space and […]

Art Journaling – Class Three and Four

The answer is Yes! Yes, I am still doing the art journaling classes with Jenny and Aaron of Everyday is a Holiday… very slowly.   Week Three took me longer than I thought it would.  It developed very slowly.  There were days that I stared at the pages, did nothing and put the journal away. […]

My Second Art Journaling Class with Jenny and Aaron

I’m really squeaking this in and I hope I’ll be able to link it up.. tomorrow is Class Three of Jenny and Aaron of Everyday is a Holiday Art Journaling Classes, and I just finished Class Two.  Eek! I’ll give you the short version..  I started with a floral Anna Griffin paper and my newest […]

My First Art Journaling Class with Jenny and Aaron

I have a book filled with doodles and sketches, some I share with you and some are inspiration for me to keep sketching to improve… definitely not share worthy.  I have done a few “art journal” pages, but nothing close to some of the fantastic art journals I’ve seen on some artists’ blogs and sites. […]