Need some inspiration? Here you go! Create canvas art to liven up a room in your home, learn how to do a decorative finish for a focus wall, or paint a small accessory for home and garden. These proj...

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Would you love to have personal training, tailored to exactly what YOU need? Perfect! My private painting workshops may be the solution for you. Together we can create the perfect learning experi...

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I would love to talk to you about creative possibilities for you or your business. From project how-to blogging for DIY paint and product brands, to one-to-one custom private and group workshops, ...

Commission A Pet Portrait

HOW TO COMMISSION A PORTRAIT Painting pets is a treat for me, and I am often accompanied by one of my own rescue kitties during the process. I will be happy to give you a price. All you need to do...

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I have been designing easy-to-use websites for individual shop owners and artists for years. I will also train you to maintain it if you like. All you need is great quality photography.

My Latest Blog Posts


Shop My Living Room

Often I am asked where I shop for our living room. SO, here I am sharing exact sources for items like the rug, and items I have found that are quite similar to get the look! Locally, near ...

Stencil And Paint An All-Season Glass Home Sign

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Fusion Mineral Paint & Muddaritaville Stencils Honestly, unlike my artsy, creative friends and neighbors, I have never been an ambitious seasonal ...

Drink Wine, Then Make This Halloween Lantern

Our neighbors moved in three years ago, and Marsha arrived with a mind-boggling talent for gardening. And, she makes the coolest little Halloween lanterns out of pretty wine bottles and a sol...

Paint Artsy Glass Dishes – In Reverse!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Fusion Mineral Paint & Muddaritaville stencils. There's nothing easier than painting on the back side of clear glass plates. They can be found at ...

Magical Blossoms Everywhere At Kimberly’s Greenhouse In Tazewell, Virginia

Years ago I was on the board of directors at our local art organization. There, I met several women artists and art supporters who became long-time friends. We met for dinner monthly and named oursel...

Turn An Old Mantel Into A Laundry Room Clothing Hanger

IT'S BEEN LIKE MUSICAL MANTELS AROUND HERE! This little, very rustic shelf in rescue kitty Buggy Buggerson's room is such a favorite of mine. When I found a very long, old, window header at ou...