Broken But Grateful

Broken But Grateful

I thought Monday was the worst day ever. And I was so wrong. Monday, my heart broke at a customer interaction I experienced. She was extremely angry with me because her order still hasn’t arrived due to the epic snow

How to Sew Straight Lines- Washi Tape Seam Guide

How to Sew Straight Lines- Washi Tape Seam Guide

I needed help sewing straight lines. I’ve never really been able to sew a straight seam but read on Pinterest (of course) that I could use tape to make a seam guide. So! Of course, I used washi tape 😀

Snape’s Doe Patronus- Week 3 Painting

Snape’s Doe Patronus- Week 3 Painting

Alan Rickman was one of my favorite actors. And like many, I adored him as Severus Snape. I was unbelievably affected by his death. There are so many doe patronus paintings, drawings, and digital art out there. But I had

Be Fearless Watercolor Nebula- Week 2 Painting

Be Fearless Watercolor Nebula- Week 2 Painting

This week, I painted a watercolor nebula. I struggled hard with this painting. I wanted something beautiful and bright but also dark. But, when I started, I just couldn’t see it. This is what it looked like when I first

Saraswati- Week 1 Painting

Saraswati- Week 1 Painting

Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, learning, and the arts. She is my painting for week 1 of 2016. Watercolors are not my strongest medium. I prefer gouache. If you make a mistake in gouache, you can paint over

Painting a Week 2016

Painting a Week 2016

How insane is it to want to do a painting a week for 2016? Like so many people, when 2015 ended and 2016 began, I started thinking of what I wanted to do in the new year. In fact, I

Goodbye, 2015. Welcome, 2016.

Goodbye, 2015. Welcome, 2016.

The new year, for me, always brings hope. I always look at the new year with optimism and positivity. 2015 was a crazy year. I became a mama. And my business took the back seat for a while so I

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