A little birdie told me

My Art Journal sessions are broken up into four weeks. Each four-week session is themed. These cute little birds are from Art Journal-Fly Away where we worked with creatures that had wings. These background pages started out with just a few stripes of acrylic paint colors and some water. Pretty darn boring! But we learned …

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Loving this art journal thing!

Teaching classes at the CoBACH center in Brighton came to an abrupt halt back in October when the center was closed for building maintenance. With no word on when it might reopen I decided to try the classes in my  home. I won't lie, it's been cozy but it's also been fun and rewarding. My …

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Creating is good for the soul

I never claimed to be an artist. I couldn't tell you which colors will play off each other nicely, how to draw a face, the fundamental concepts of composition and design (heck, I don't even know what that means!). What I do know is how to sit and create (play with my stuff). I also …

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It’s creative playtime for adults in these classes!

It's been nearly two years since I've taught classes in our studio/shop. I enjoyed the break but recently felt that urge to jump back in. I'm happy to say a terrific opportunity just opened up and I'm taking it. I've joined the Brighton Art Guild, a group full of so many talented artists, and a …

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Just a note…

Thanks for stopping by on this wonderful Thanksgiving day! This is my last post as guest designer for Dreamweaver Stencils this month. I enjoyed my stint this month and had so much fun playing with Dreamweaver Stencils. The Dream Team challenge you to be especially "Thankful and Thoughtful" during this month. Link your creations with …

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Beginning with a vision

I'm trying to get a jump on the new year with classes and projects that will be happening at Green Door Studio and wanted to share a peek at a new Pinterest-Inspired Tag Art workshop we'll be offering each Thursday.I love Pinterest for all the inspiration, knowledge and beauty that can be found there. It …

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Getting ready for the 1st Snow

Xyron has teamed up with Maya Road (one of my favorite companies) for a wonderful blog hop this week. Maya Road shared so many fantastic products with us for the hop that it was a pleasure to create this project. I live in Michigan and I'm in that crowd of others who rush outdoors to …

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