My new custom painted wine rack!

Finally something I can embrace and love painting!  I picked up this little find at the Salvation Army and it had an original World Market price tag of $49.99.  I got this for $13 and what a great piece to refinish! I took this from […]

Dare to Create in England…behind the scenes

Preparations are underway for Dare to Create in England!  Yep I am heading to England in July for this awesome workshop!  There are a couple of seats left and details are below…. On the 2nd & 3rd of July 2016 Andy Skinner and I will be live […]

DecoArt Outdoor Living – Mini Garden Chair

Preparations are underway for the Society of Decorative International Show in San Diego for DecoArt…….The Studios is abundant with the BRAND NEW 2016 products! I made a run to our local thrift shop for some goodies to refinish.  The first one I bought was this mini […]

Proud Mom Moments!

Things have been busy around the household, in the Studio and on the courts/fields.  That job of Mom is one that take priority around here and I am so proud of all of the kiddos.  Tyler is finishing his freshman year of college and Hunter […]

Simple Pleasures Colorado Classes -Class #4 and #5

My final day teaching in Colorado was one I will not soon forget.  I had another two great classes!  We have covered so much in the past couple days I wanted to keep it fresh and fun for everyone!  Here are their final projects…. what […]

Simple Pleasures Colorado Classes -Class #2 and #3

Day 2 at Simple Pleasures Scrapbooking included (2) classes.  The first was a Mixed Media 5 X 7 canvas class and a Canson Art Journaling Class.  Thanks to DecoArt, Inc. and Canson for sponsoring my classes.  Thank you to all these lovely and talented peeps…… […]

Simple Pleasures Colorado Classes – Arrival and Class #1

I just got back from the most amazing weekend in Colorado Springs, Colorado at Simple Pleasures Scrapbooking.  What a simply amazing store.  It is huge and such a great variety of products. The owner is just fantastic and so great to work with!  After an awesome […]

Birthday Giveaway #7 – Marvy Uchida

For Giveaway #7 we’ve got some fantastic pens from Marvy Uchida!  This prize consists of LePen Permanent Pens in three different tips (four colors each) and LePen Drawing Pens in 7 tip sizes!!!  I really love these pens, especially the permanents, for adding drawn detail to […]