FREE Hand Lettered Teacher Appreciation Print

Hello friends! Do you have any idea what is coming up at the beginning of May? I will give you a hint . . . IF you have school age children this post is for you. Alright, alright I will tell ya . . . it's Teacher Appreciation time! This is it - a whole week set aside just to honor our beloved teachers and to help you out I'm sharing a free hand lettered Teacher Appreciation print! FUN FACT: I don't know about you, but when I was in elementary school, I dreamed of one day being an art teacher … [Read more...]

DIY Acrylic Pour Ceramic Coasters

It's that time again for another project featuring DecoArt products and I am so excited to share this fun project with you.  This month DecoArt challenged me to create a project using the new DecoArt Paint Pouring Medium and I created these galaxy inspired DIY Acrylic Pour Ceramic Coasters.   You may remember that a few months ago I created my first paint pour project when I made my very own fluid acrylic poured canvas art. It was my first experience making anything with this … [Read more...]

FREE Hand Lettered St. Patrick’s Day art print

Hello there friends! St. Patrick's Day is that special holiday where anyone can be Irish for the day. I know so many people that go absolutely crazy celebrating the day and even take off of work to make it their own personal holiday party every year. Then there are some who just quietly celebrate being Irish or wishing they were, in their own ways. No matter where you fall on the celebratory spectrum of this holiday, I think it's safe to say we all feel blessed and we all hope and wish for a … [Read more...]

DIY Modern Brushstroke Vase

The groundhog may have seen his shadow with a prediction of 6 more weeks of winter, but I'm ready to see, feel and smell the beauty of spring!  I'm over the cloudy skies and dreary days, but the reality of it that there seem to be a lot more of those in our future.  If the weather outside won't cooperate I'm going to make it feel like a beautiful spring day inside!  I've teamed up with DecoArt to create a colorful DIY Modern Brushstroke Vase that will cheer up even the gloomiest … [Read more...]

Fluid Acrylic Poured Canvas Art

One of my goals for 2018 was to push myself to try new craft mediums and projects and to branch out of my creative bubble.  I decided to tackle one of the current trends and techniques that is all the rage lately, and to be honest intimidates me the most!  I teamed up with DecoArt to create my own fluid acrylic poured canvas art, and I have to say I'm in love with this paint trend! I'm sharing all the details and the supplies you will need for this project on the DecoArt blog … [Read more...]

FREE Hand Lettered Happy Harvest Art Print

FALL is fast approaching and I, for one, can NOT wait!!!! It is no secret that fall is my favorite time of year! Here in Ohio, the temperatures have even gotten a little cooler already this week and it made me want to start decorating for fall. So I grabbed all the pumpkins, along with my absolute fave fall decorating pieces and started the process! Once I got going, I decided that I wanted something NEW to add into my fall decor this year. I needed a little bit of "art" to add into the mix and … [Read more...]

Abstract Tropical Sunset Painting

Our summer has been busy so far and filled with lots of fun adventures.  My husband and I celebrated our 15th wedding anniversary with a two week trip to Italy, the kids went to the mountains with their grandparents, and we just got home from a   beach trip with our family. My heart is so full, traveling is such a wonderful way to make extraordinary memories with the ones you love.  I can still hear my kids laughter ringing in my ears as I watched them crash through the waves. I … [Read more...]

20 Summer Crafts for Boys

The best kind of crafts for boy to make are the kind that they can play with after they are done making it! These 20 Summer Crafts for Boys will hopefully keep them occupied doing something creative for a bit so they aren’t driving you crazy. There's something for every type of boy- from the Lego lover to the brainy kid. Now how fun is this!? The boys can watch their boats or cars float down a Tinfoil River!3 Little Greenwoods If your little guy is interested in the solar system, help him … [Read more...]

20 Summer Crafts for Girls

Summer days are here, and that means the kids are home! Be ready to fend off those ‘I’m bored’ moments by having some fun crafts on hand for them to do! Today I am sharing with you- 20 Summer Crafts for Girls. So if you've got girls, here are some fun things that they can do this summer to stay busy. All of these are great ideas for a rainy day, a day at home because it's too hot, or even slumber parties. Don't worry if you've got just boys- I'll be back on Wednesday sharing 20 Summer Crafts for … [Read more...]

DIY Butterfly Yarn Magnets

The blossoms are blooming, the sun is shining and spring is in the air. What better way to get in the spring spirit than to create artwork inspired by the season with a fun butterfly craft. I teamed up with Oriental Trading to create colorful, fun and easy butterfly yarn magnets that are not only a work of art themselves, but a craft that can also be used to hang up and display all of the colorful artwork your kids create this spring. My kids love drawing, painting and creating artwork, but … [Read more...]