Last Saturday while the kids were napping I had a little time to experiment with more acrylic pour painting. I was able to do five paintings on different sized canvases. The first is one that I had hoped would turn out better. I had bought a larger canvas than I had ever used before, with … Continue reading More Acrylic Pours
Last summer I saw some videos on YouTube showing acrylic pouring. I found the videos fascinating to watch and really wanted to try a pour. Unfortunately, I have been short on time, money, and space to do it. I did try it for the first time in November at the end of my maternity leave … Continue reading Experimenting With a Dirty Pour and my First Sale
This afternoon Abby and I had lots of fun making wind chimes. We made one for both of her grandmas and one for her. I had recently seen a photo of similar chimes online, but it didn't have instructions. I thought that it wouldn't be too difficult to put together and would be something fun … Continue reading Terra Cotta Wind Chime Project
With Father's Day coming up, Abby and I decided to get creative this morning and make a present for my husband. He doesn't buy new clothes very often, so we had already bought him a shirt, but we wanted to give him something homemade as well. We had to be a little sneaky and work … Continue reading Finger Painting Father’s Day Project
While browsing Pinterest a few days ago looking for an Easter project. I saw some cute bunny signs using pallet wood. It didn't appear to be too difficult so I went to Hobby Lobby to buy my supplies and try my hand at it. The original instructions for this project are from Diva of DIY's … Continue reading Easter Bunny Sign Craft
Abby has been very interested in coloring lately and we have spent a lot of time with her colorbooks and loose paper. After several coloring sessions this weekend I was a little bored and wanted to do something different, so I looked through my craft supplies for something we could make together. I found … Continue reading Painting Time!
Last Sunday night I had a little time after Abby went to bed and was able to paint. It had been quite a while since I had last had a chance to, probably some time around Halloween. It felt good to get my hands dirty (and boy, did I. The new gold paint I recently … Continue reading Modern Life