Crowd-pleaser salad travels well

It seems I always need a quick-and-easy dish to take to potlucks, picnics, reunions and on short road or kayak trips. A food that doesn’t need constant refrigeration. Something the majority of people will eat. And a dish you can take in a reusable container that you can leave with the host. For the past…

Remembering Grandpa Doyle

Dennis and I were talking this morning in his room about junk that needs to be sorted and gotten rid of. As I was looking around he mentioned the stack of his mom’s pictures. They were sitting under a shelf in a storage cabinet, just out in the open. Under the pile of photos was…

Making messy fun in the Studio

In the Studio we’ve been offering Art Journal classes for well over a year. In January of this year we started a new version of the class titled ‘Art Journal Adventure.’ We’re working in a smaller format. I think the pad is about 5 inches by 9 inches. I’m really liking the smaller format and…

A canvas of many layers

It’s been a while since I’ve felt inspired to work on a canvas but now the ideas are just bursting around in my head and I can’t get them out fast enough! This is a 12-inch by 12-inch canvas. There’s such a variety of techniques showcased on this canvas. We’ll make these gorgeous flowers from…