Time in my sketchbook

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Welcome back to Time in my sketchbook where I film myself at play in my studio! I started with a watercolor background and then added some doodling with a variety of markers and pens which I have listed below. I finished by adding in more watercolor. As I am still … [Read more...]

Summer at the Jersey shore

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I love the beach! It probably has something to do with having been born on an island. :) My husband and I were able to take a week off and spend some time at 2 different beaches this summer. First up was Bethany, DE of which I got no good pictures. I think I was spending too … [Read more...]

Time in my sketchbook

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One of my favorite pastimes is to watch time-lapse videos of artists painting and creating. I thought perhaps some of you might enjoy that as well! So I have started filming my play time in my sketchbook for you. I always start with some kind of plan just so that I can have … [Read more...]

A Peek Inside: my art journal planner

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Working in my art journal planner is still one of the highlights of my week! I'm following the Documented Life Project for the inspiration and for the weekly challenges that are adding some fun pages to the journal. Check out what I've been up to: Challenge on left: Add … [Read more...]

DIY baby journal shower gift

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I had such a fun time making this mixed media baby journal for a dear friend's daughter! It was my gift at the baby shower and I can't wait to try making more for different occasions. I spent so much time playing with all my stickers, papers, paint and washi tape, that I … [Read more...]

Mixed media greeting card & money holder

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One of my favorite young women graduated from high school recently and I am so excited for her to begin her college life! To celebrate, I sent her a little fun money to spend tucked inside a handmade greeting card! This greeting card came about as a result of a class I … [Read more...]

Altered 6 pack holder

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I needed a gift for my neighbors and decided a regular old 6 pack holder just wouldn't cut it. It is amazing what a little paint will do! I've saved a few of these 6 pack holders from the recycling bin, but I also discovered that my local liquor store has plain white … [Read more...]

My just because photos

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My crazy schedule from the past month has finally slowed down and I am looking forward to sharing some of the artwork and projects I managed to squeeze in! During the craziness, however, I was never without my phone and managed to find some inspiration to photograph in the … [Read more...]

A Peek Inside: my art journal planner

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I recently shared how I have fallen in love with the Documented Life Project and what it has brought to my life...a successful way to create a to do list! Today, I thought you might like to see what I have been up to with the weekly challenges that are a part of the … [Read more...]

Focus on today

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Have you ever found yourself reaching for the back of your neck looking for the off switch to your brain? Yeah, me too. This month has not only had crazy weather but also seems to be chaotic in all that I need to accomplish. I have a few things that I can do to "turn off" my … [Read more...]

Some favorite finds • recipes

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There are times that I am popping around on the web and have come across some fun and interesting things that I thought I would share with you. Today I am sharing some of my favorite recipe finds! We had this Ranch BLT Pizza (from Wine and Glue) last night for dinner and it … [Read more...]