With Spring now here I am feeling the need for some new colours in my home. I had an old, beaten up canvas that was lying around so I thought this is the perfect way to inject some bold bright colour into a space.
I painted a similar canvas for the Holiday Home Tour last Christmas with the words Merry and Bright. The painting was sold at the tour and I have been wanting to paint another ever since. I love how the backround looks like rustic painted wooden planks. So many visitors at the Home Tour actually thought that it was made out of real wood. Continue reading
My desk area has been neglected lately so I thought that I would do some re-organizing. Like most creative people I have a mountain of craft supplies and without proper storage, these items end up all over my desk and around my office. I don’t know about you, but I find it hard to be creative when my office is a mess. I’ve found that I like small containers that I can have quick access to. These small tin cans that would have normally gone into the recycling box, work perfectly as craft containers. Continue reading
Happy Easter! I love the fun colour palette that Easter brings. With pastel pinks, greens, blues and yellows we created this Fondant Easter Cake to celebrate our family’s get together. Continue reading
I’m back! After a long break and a lot going on, I am finally back. I am back to creating art which I have ignored for far too long. So when I say I am back, I actually mean my happy inner self is back and it’s thanking me for finally listening to what it has been saying for a while, and that is to create.
A friend of mine introduced me to Intaglio Printing, an old process where you scratch or etch an image onto a copper plate, rub ink into the scratches, wipe the ink off and press it onto paper. Now that I have gone through the process I am totally addicted and cannot wait to create more prints. Continue reading