FREE PROJECT TUTORIALS

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...

Private Painting Workshops

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...

Hire Me!

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...

Need A Website? I Can Help!

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

20
Nov

Make A Stenciled Glass Mat For A Picture Frame

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Fusion Mineral Paint & Muddaritaville Stencils Wedding photo by MelissaTomaPhotography.com In June this year our daughter Mia and fiancé Paul tied the ...
30
Oct

Shopping Blue Ocean Traders At The High Point Furniture Market

If you know me a bit, you know how much texture - in all forms - is just ME. Old, distressed paint on wood, chunky faux finishes, or simply crunchy fall leaves arranged in rustic bowl. You also m...
13
Oct

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 ...
09
Oct

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 ...
02
Oct

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...
28
Aug

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 ...