Hi everyone! Remember how a while back I had mentioned that I wanted to complete 3 paintings per season to decorate my entry? Well, I yet again visited Cinnamon Cooney (AKA theartsherpa on YouTube) and found some GORGEOUS springtime paintings to use as inspiration. I decided to go with some purples and pinks as my… Continue reading Spring (and Summer) Artwork
Hey, all! In keeping with my artsy theme that I started this week, I thought I’d show you the next thing I just finished up. My husband and I got married in 2015, and for a gift for my parents, I had made them a painting of our family tree. Seeing as I work as… Continue reading Acrylic Family Tree
Trigger Warning: I've included photos of a terrible house fire in this post. If that upsets you, you might want to skip past them. Hi everyone! I’ve mentioned several times that I’m trying to get more into art and creating things. I actually started on this before Christmas, as there was something I had seen… Continue reading Geek Family Rules
Hi, folks! In my last post, I told you about what peanut got for Christmas this year. I also posted last week about my husband giving me the illustrated editions of the first three Harry Potter books. I also got a bunch of other goodies, which I’ve been using and loving since I got them.… Continue reading Santa Came for Mommy, Too: What I Got For Christmas
Hello everyone, and welcome to Blogmas day 4! Thanks for sticking with me so far. A while ago, I mentioned I was thinking of turning to art to help ease my anxiety/depression symptoms. So I decided to make some pretty winter scenes on canvas for the stairway into our apartment. I had already planned to… Continue reading Blogmas Day 4: Winter Painting!
Hi everyone! In my last post, I talked about how I've been suffering from what I think might be high-functioning depression. This means that I can get what needs to be done accomplished, but it takes so much effort and energy that everything extra falls by the wayside, including self care.My next doctor's appointment isn't… Continue reading Making Something Pretty: Coping with Depression Through Art
Adult Coloring: SuppliesBefore it was cool, and before I even started teaching preschool, I was guilty of going to Walmart and buying kids coloring books and the biggest sets of crayons I could find… FOR MYSELF. I’ve never been good at any other types of art, no matter how many times I tried. But I… Continue reading Adult Coloring Supplies