Preparing the Studio

I have been sorting through the studio since Christmas, filling December orders, tidying crammed bookcases and closing the opened paint containers. There is something about a new year that fills you with promise, with the hope of days to come, adventures to take,...

Crack Up This Fall!

Let this fall ‘crack you up!”… A wonderful product to give your Fall decorations a unique vintage flair is… DecoArt’s Texture Crackle…age in a jar! Simply grab your pumpkin, pear…or other item (these are pears from the Dollar...
Paint Chip Flower

Paint Chip Flower

I wanted to create a cute, easy, and almost free flower for a fun centerpiece project…and this is the little ditty that came out of some fun with paint chips… Grab a variety of long paint chip strips… Cut a ‘fringe’ on one side, leaving...

Verse of the Week

I have been busy in the studio making so many of these fun “Verse of the Week” chalkboards for the studio and my Etsy site… but then there was this drawer front…it has a beautiful provenance, once adorning a dining room on a shaded boulevard in...
Sweet Dreams…or DIY ceiling jewelry!

Sweet Dreams…or DIY ceiling jewelry!

How to take your light from fab to fabulous…add a little jewel of an accessory to make your ceiling go from ho-hum to how did you do that?!!… Do it yourself in an afternoon by decorating an inexpensive ceiling medallion from your home-improvement...