How I Turned Magazines Into An Art Project

It is easy for magazines to pile around the house, unread and unused. I collected some magazines around the house as well as ones I picked up at my local libraries. If you ever need to get your hands on some free magazines, libraries can be a nice place to turn to. I sorted through… Continue reading How I Turned Magazines Into An Art Project

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A List Of Things To Embroider

A couple Decembers ago, I received my first embroidery kit. I stitched for many hours on end until the piece finally became finished. I framed it and placed it in my bedroom. Then, I was excited to venture off in another embroidery direction by completing a free hand piece. This one also took a while… Continue reading A List Of Things To Embroider

20 Days Of Index Card A Day

It is easy for artists and lovers of childhood to recall the clatter of colored pencil piles, hands diving for a particular color, and the scratching of points against paper. For this blog post, I grabbed a pack of colored pencils, white index cards, and cued up the Netflix original series, The Ranch. Over the… Continue reading 20 Days Of Index Card A Day

14 Things I Love

Today is Valentine's Day. Accordingly, here is a list of fourteen things I absolutely love and adore. 1). Snow. I love watching the world blanket in snow as I stare out the window and enjoy a cozy day at home. For me, there is an excitement that arrives with each snowflake and howls in the most… Continue reading 14 Things I Love

Digital Gallery Walk: Where Lines Meet Color

This past December was my birthday. One of the gifts from my parents was a Wacom tablet where I was finally able to create an array of artwork that digitally displays on my laptop screen. Training and teaching myself about how to use the pad, I embarked on a fifteen day challenge where I created… Continue reading Digital Gallery Walk: Where Lines Meet Color

Poems To Inspire Song Writing

Song writing and inspiration go hand in hand. The written word is one way that can influence song writing. Poems about love can inspire love songs, while poetry that yearns for something can create music that also features a sense of loss and wishing. In this blog, I will feature a variety of classic poems… Continue reading Poems To Inspire Song Writing

Style Your Life with Embroidery

Out of all the ways to describe myself; big dreamer, writer, reader, designer, photographer, blogger, art lover, color obsessor, music listener, YouTube watcher, soda drinker, and Starbucks consumer, I am happy to add 'embroiderer' to the list. It's hard to pinpoint how I got into embroidery in the first place. Maybe it was my passion… Continue reading Style Your Life with Embroidery