Monthly Archives: November 2017

Watercolor Pages

Shannon Green is a genius!  These are wonderful, DIY watercolor papers to use in your art journaling projects.  The colors are just lovely and the project is so easy to do.  Here’s how: Remove a book from it’s cover.  Take … Continue reading

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Choosing the Best

junk mail, advertising materials, catalogs or packaging for art journals can be challenging.  We all have so much paper junk, all of it usable in some way.  How do you pick the best suited for your project? I divide my … Continue reading

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Black Friday

Laurie and I went to Joann’s and Goodwill today.  We were pretty lucky in our findings too.  I picked up a heat gun for 50% off, a clear topped box which I need for a project I can’t remember at … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Was

delightful.  Lots of family, food and fun.  And, thanks to Jen, our turkey was perfect!  Moist and juicy.  Our menu for the meal: 23 lb. turkey 10 lbs mashed potatoes large ham gravy stuffing rolls and butter greenbean casserole sweet … Continue reading

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Gypsy Roses!

Shannon Green is a genius, I tell ya!  I just found a tutorial on her site to make really cool flowers-which I love.  Here it is. These are called Gypsy Roses.  I cannot tell you how excited I am to … Continue reading

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Theatre Performers. Talented Beyond Belief!

Idina Menzel is one of the most talented people on earth.  Seriously.  Her voice is astonishing. Neil Patrick Harris is also breathtakingly talented.  As he, again, displays in this Tony Award Opening. One of our students, Casey Prins, has toured … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving and Where’s The Bag?

As I mentioned, I’m working on a show right now.  This means every moment I’m awake I’m at school painting or whatever…My oldest daughter, the one who lives here with her kids, has pneumonia.  (Our agreement was in exchange for … Continue reading

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