dresser refurbish project

As I have mentioned in several previous posts, my husband and I are in the process of moving.  Since we are still waiting for the rest of our household goods to arrive via ship and truck, I am trying to keep busy with various projects around our new rental house. We needed a new dresser,…

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art with girl scouts

I have some experience working with children, since I have been a substitute teacher, taught community education classes and private art lessons.  However, since I don’t have children of my own, and grew up in a family with few siblings and cousins, I am always slightly self-conscious when working with a new group of small…

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365 good days: #122

Today, during my weekly art lesson, we drew and painted birds. Hers turned out lovely, and I was able to paint with glitter. How fun is glitter!?

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365 good days: #34

Sewing group.  Every Sunday night, a group of us girls get together and work on a common sewing project.  Currently, we are working on dirndl skirts, before we start on another dress.  Usually, these evenings include just as much talking and wine as actual sewing, but such is life.  It might make our projects take…

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from pinterest: I

Like many people, I have a pinterest account, where I have pinned an absurd number of DIY tutorials, sewing projects, meal recipes, fashion ideas, and art inspirations.  Also, like many people–I have, in reality, created very few projects I pinned. This, however, is the start.  I loved this unique framing idea. As an artist, people (kindly)…

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artist date: july

For my artist date this month, I decided to paint my ottoman.  I had previously covered it with some fabric but over the past year the fabric had gotten rather sun-bleached, dingy and dirty. I bought this piece from a charity shop (thrift store) while in England.  I love this piece of furniture, it is…

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