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 …

Continue reading It’s creative playtime for adults in these classes!

Through the years

On September 7th, Green Door Studio will have officially been open for 3 years. We started out on this crazy adventure after I was laid off from my job. I had always dreamed of having my own business, and my mom was out of her mind enough to be a willing participant. Since then, I …

Continue reading Through the years

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 …

Continue reading Remembering Grandpa Doyle

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 …

Continue reading A canvas of many layers

Studio continues to evolve

We often get asked just what is Green Door Studio. Truth be told, we don't really have it figured out quite yet. We're still evolving. When Rachel and I decided to open this business a little over two years ago our thoughts were that we would offer classes and sell our painted furniture. Over time …

Continue reading Studio continues to evolve

Spreading the word …

Howdy! Just wanted to pop in here and give you some updates on what's happening and what's to come. I received word last night that another cottage has opened up for the weekend of my Mixed-media Mini Book Mystery Retreat. This means there is space for 4 more students for the weekend of Feb. 15-17 …

Continue reading Spreading the word …