I Dare You! Border Practice


This week’s I Dare You! in Tangle All Around (FB) is to work on border tangles. If you are a tangler with any experience at all you will understand what I mean when I say this. Sometimes when I’m tangling I know I need a certain kind of pattern – for instance a border –… Continue Reading

Collage Art, Step by Step


Giveaway is now closed. Many of you are new readers and viewers of my art. Occasionally I want to bring back a post from several years ago and share techniques with you that I may not have touched on recently. Today’s post is one of those. I’d like to walk you through how I made… Continue Reading

Home Collage


OK, so that’s not much of a preview picture but I can’t figure out how to make one any better. I am soooooo tired! Hahaha! Been battling the internet all day but I really want to get this posted while it seems to be working. This month’s lesson in 2019 Artfully Inspired Life has to… Continue Reading

Dina Wakley Acrylic Paint


Does the name Dina Wakley make you smile? It does me! I equate Dina with color, paint, fun, bright, bold and beautiful! And when I saw she had just released six new acrylic colors I ran straight to Joggles to see. Maybe I should say I jogged to Joggles? Hahahahaha! Actually I will tell you… Continue Reading

String Time!


Each week in my Facebook group Tangle All Around I give the members a string to tangle. Some weeks it is a basic type string that most tanglers would recognize. Some weeks I go a little bigger and give them a mandala string. Strings that are layered, mirrored, geometric, anything really is a possibility. Hahaha!… Continue Reading

Distress Oxide Spray and Hahnemühle Bamboo


Just look at that preview photo! Isn’t that some gorgeous color? Ranger recently released a new product in the Tim Holtz line of distress colors and I want to tell you a little about it. You already know how much I love the distress ink pads, the distress stains, the distress paints and the distress… Continue Reading

Hahnemühle Report & Art Book and a Giveaway!


GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. Winner has been contacted. Thank you for participating <3 Get ready for an all inclusive post. To start with I am going to review Hahnemühle‘s Report & Art Book using a bunch of different products. And I am going to wrap this post up with an international giveaway opportunity just for… Continue Reading

2 Hahnemühle Birds With 1 Arteza Stone


Cliché, is it not? That whole title thing? But so true. Today’s post shows the use of two very different Hahnemühle products with a new-to-me product from Arteza. Here we go. If you follow me on Instagram, you saw this photo a few days ago. Arteza is an art company that is growing by leaps… Continue Reading

Letraset Neon Markers


My friend Sandy Hunter told me about some awesome fluorescent markers she likes to use and I right away ordered a small set to play with. I had a few minutes yesterday, so I pulled them out and gave them a go. Letraset Neon Markers. They come in several sets on Amazon, the one I… Continue Reading

Artist Spotlight: Shay Livenspargar


California artist Shay Livenspargar has a passion for color. A passion for rich, beautiful, bright, bold, fabulous color. And even better than that – Shay wants to share her passion with others. You might be wondering what that means for you. Well, let me show you what it means for me. <3 It all started… Continue Reading