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Encaustic Paintings

Encaustic Paintings

I have really wanted to branch out with my art lately I have always wanted to try Encaustic Painting (hot wax painting).   A couple weeks ago I came across a tip on my Facebook Newsfeed put crayons in a hot glue gun to melt colored wax.  This week I finally decided to try the … Continue reading

I finished two (yes 2) Paintings

I finished two (yes 2) Paintings

I admit I have been on quite a dry spell recently between doggies, Girl Scouts, Booga (and Booga has been AWFUL recently) I finally managed to finish two paintings. Neither of these paintings are for sale they are for an auction.  I am so happy with how they turned out and even sketched out more … Continue reading

Painting Pumpkins 2012

This is the first year both kids wanted to paint pumpkins (which me very happy.)  Last year only Booga painted a pumpkin and the princess’s pumpkin died on our kitchen table.  The princess really wants to enter her pumpkin into a contest at school, she decided to paint the Lorax on her pumpkin.  Booga decided … Continue reading

Back to School – “Glitter” Personalization

Back to School – “Glitter” Personalization

Every year I go through the same thing personalizing school supplies.  Our school has a pretty strict dress code including clear or mesh backpacks which are really hard to personalize.  I always have visions of my daughter coming home with another child’s backpack because they all look the same.  I know the teachers really appreciate … Continue reading

How to Paint Faux Jade on a Wooden Box

How to Paint Faux Jade on a Wooden Box

Monday’s post was how to make resin embellishments that looked like faux Jade.  This is how I painted the wooden box.  Painting faux stone is a speciality of mine, I love the fact you can create the illusion of stone with paint. If you want to see how I made the Resin Heads check out … Continue reading

One of a kind butterfly shoes

One of a kind butterfly shoes

  When you have a princess who knows you can paint, no amount of convincing will change her mind when she gets an idea.  She really wanted purple and pink butterfly sparkle shoes, one problem there was no place that makes pink and purple sparkle butterfly shoes.  So I decided (caved) make her a pair … Continue reading