I’ve completely lost myself in my current design. I don’t mean like lost my sense of style, or lost my motivation, or even lost track of what direction I wanted to take this piece. I mean like I literally lost myself. I’ve been in my studio for hours on end, draping, … [Read more...] about Lost In Design…And Loving It
Anyone else out there tired of hearing the word pivot? As a creative, pivot is something we do on a regular basis. It's almost natural to us. Something we can expect to be a part of our story. Whether we've changed our chosen medium (which as creatives is also … [Read more...] about The Many Tales of My Life, In Stitches
First time oil painter here. And to be honest, up until this project I would have told you I had absolutely no desire to ever even attempt to use them. But I had a request for a sign that requires some serious color blending, and if you know craft paints or acrylic … [Read more...] about Oil Painting Tips…Got Any?
I always find my way back to a classroom. Of course, so many of you know me through The Craft Academy, but my first love is sewing. And teaching sewing is quite literally my dream job. There is something in the air at MADE Institute that gets my creativity flowing like no … [Read more...] about Teaching Is Good For My Soul
Every little thing on this wall means so much to me. Special days, lyrics, favorite pictures... It's our story...literally from the day we met, to our most recent family photo. It's all there, with plenty of room to grow. Plenty of room to fill it with even more of our … [Read more...] about Create Your Own Story Wall