Beauty. Ordinary. These two words seemingly do not go together. But they do! Beauty can be a matter of perspective. A way of looking at the world. An attitude. Beauty can be the way something actually looks. Its colors. Its shapes. Beauty can be the way something makes us feel. The feeling something creates inside… Continue reading Ordinary Beauty
So, I am really, really, really into this galaxy art. It seems like it's everywhere lately. I guess that means it's "in" or "trending". I tell ya, that is just fine with me, because I have always been fascinated with the stars, and the beauty up there. What is good about it being so cool… Continue reading Now Trending!
I've never been to a place that makes latte art! Have you? Please share your pictures if you have! I searched "latte art" on Pinterest (check it HERE) and was not disappointed! Ducks, planets and bears! How does one learn to do this? I found a bunch of tutorials online. Here's just one… Continue reading Latte art
How do you find inspiration? That's the question I find myself asking when I'm in a rut. I'll want to make some cool project I saw on Pinterest, or start a painting, even a sketch. I have all this motivation! Time! Supplies! And then....blah. Nothing. Blank. Everything seems lame. No idea sounds good. I can't… Continue reading 7 Ways to Spark Creativity!
We have two dogs. They are both rescues. We got the older one when he was about a year old. He is the smaller of the two , a terrier mix about 45 pounds. The second one is the younger, bigger one. … Source: Why dogs are like toddlers, and unfinished artwork.
We have two dogs. They are both rescues. We got the older one when he was about a year old. He is the smaller of the two , a terrier mix about 45 pounds. The second one is the younger, bigger one. We got him when he was a baby, and much younger than we… Continue reading Why dogs are like toddlers, and unfinished artwork.
Choosing a name is sooooo difficult! I'm on my third name for my art pages. I know, right? There is nothing like the internet to make you feel like you don't have a single unique idea! My previous name was Handmade by JMJ. It worked, but I was not in love with it. Honestly, not… Continue reading Why Freckles and Flowers???
I find baking to be very therapeutic. No, seriously. It is. You're just there, concentrating on what needs to be done, and not consumed by the rest of the world around you. It takes a certain kind of focus. I find it to be relaxing. Some may disagree with me. Maybe it's because I enjoy… Continue reading Baking for creativity
I've got some new items listed in my shop. Please stop by and check it out here. I enjoy baking in my spare time, and I have a killer sweet tooth, so sweets themed paintings weren't really too much of a leap for me. I started by thinking about what I liked to eat. I… Continue reading Sweet art!
My goal for this year is to really try and get my Etsy shop going. (You can visit it here.) I feel like I've done so much already, yet I've barely even scratched the surface of things to do. I feel a bit overwhelmed, but in a good way since this is something I really… Continue reading Work in progress