Object Stamped (Wrapping) Paper

Object stamping is one of my favorite artistic processes to do with young artists. There is something so magical about scrounging around for everyday items and with a little paint transforming them into beautiful works of patterns, richly layered designs, and textured papers just waiting to be used or simply happy to be an artworkContinue reading “Object Stamped (Wrapping) Paper”

Egg Carton Wreath

As I got out spring decor this year, I realized I did not have an egg carton wreath for my own front door, even though I was certain I had one somewhere in the basement.  Nope.  No luck, the wreath was absolutely, nowhere to be found. It was then that I realized I had assistedContinue reading “Egg Carton Wreath”

Iowa Skies + Batman Piñata

My most recent finished watercolor, started just before our trip to Alexandria, MN – based on an Instagram photo I took a few years ago of baby blankets drying on the clothesline. This summer has been flying by – we have all been making time for creating which leaves  me happier than anything else atContinue reading “Iowa Skies + Batman Piñata”

Natural Dyed Eggs 

This year, for Easter, we decided to try something a little different for the egg decorating.  I ventured into natural dyes – something I had tried with success for Greta’s car cake for her 3rd birthday.  To entertain the kids, even more, I had them paint some of the eggs and add washi tape –Continue reading “Natural Dyed Eggs “

Valentines 2016

  I still loathe buying greeting cards.  It’s a DIY disease – “I can make that.”  This year’s Valentines have a bike theme going on.  I made this fun little stamp a couple weekends ago while Greta was working on her bicycle and heart print.  Or was that last weekend?  I don’t know…this time ofContinue reading “Valentines 2016”