I Dare You! Border Practice

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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