Craft Industry Alliance

Craft Industry Alliance Welcome! Today I’m sharing info about Crafty Industry Alliance.  I’ve been an active member of this group for over 18 months and it’s a substantial…

Apron Project 2017

Apron Project 2017 It’s time once again for the annual fundraised for Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter in Australia. The shelter provides temporary support and accommodations for women in…

U.K. Trip

I had the most wonderful trip earlier this month!  I don’t normally share travel here but many of you know the people I was visiting, so it feels…

The Kathryn Wheel, Part 12 (and calendar review)

Art Journal Calendar Have you ever made an art journal calendar?  This post was initially shared in December 2012. These pages are all part of Kate Crane’s calendar…

Giveaway Celebrating 900 Blog Posts

Celebrating 900 blog posts! How can that be? When I decided to start blogging back in January 2011, I had no idea all that would follow as a…

Surprise Steampunk Sunglasses

When was the last time you received Surprise Steampunk Sunglasses in the mail?  I’m going to go out on a limb and say “Never!”  However, I can tell…

A Fond Farewell to Tuesday’s Tutorials

It was a pleasure to feature 52 artists over the last year during my Tuesday’s Tutorials Blog Series, as well as 52 artists the year before, during my…

The #100dayproject ~ Part 2

Welcome!  Today I’m sharing the art from Days 21-40 of my participation in the #100dayproject on Instagram.  A few weeks ago, I posted Days 1-20 here. What’s it…

Book Club ~ The Artist’s Way

I’ve formed a new Book Club on Facebook focused on Julia Cameron’s wildly popular book, The Artist’s Way.  We’ll share our observations and plans in the Book Club…

Class Giveaway for National Craft Month

Welcome! In celebration of March being National Craft Month, I’m giving away a free seat in my online class with Craftsy called Inventive Ink: Colorful Mixed Media Effects….