Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!!!  I have several new art pieces that I created today.  I’ll be adding them to my portfolio over the next week or so.  Stay tuned!  In the meantime, enjoy the weekend
A day of rest. Sort of.

A day of rest. Sort of.

I took the day off from the store today!  My awesome dad works for me quite often (and my mom, too) so I can have a break.  Rather than getting all caught up on wholesale orders, I decided to go shopping.  I bought a few organizational things for the house.  I came home and played with Paisley for a bit, and went to get my brother’s dog to hang out with us (he owns All That and a Bag of Chips in Saugatuck, so he works all the time too).  Then I rearranged the living room and the mud room, and made it look all cozy for Fall.  (I resisted the urge to break out the Fall decorations, though.  That will have to wait until at least the first official day of Fall.)  I made a healthy dinner for the family (turkey meatloaf, sweet potatoes, and green beans).  Then I painted just for the fun of it.  Just tucked in the kids, and I’m procrastinating getting started on the pile of orders on the counter…. so I did a quick little blog post.  Here’s what I painted.  Not done yet!  I’ll have to pick up where I left off some other day when I feel like...
A Glass of Wine and A Little Sunshine

A Glass of Wine and A Little Sunshine

Our final assignment for Lilla Rogers’ Bootcamp was to draw beverages in our style.  We couldn’t post our work to the Facebook group all month so that we would stay true to ourselves.  I did my assignment with my handwriting as the main focus, since that is what I’m best at doing. It’s live in the bootcamp gallery so head over there and check out everyone’s take on the July...
Final Week of Art Class

Final Week of Art Class

I just wrapped up Make Art that Sells class!  Our final assignment was to design party plates & napkins.  Lilla reviewed mine, and suggested it would also be good for wall art and that I should make a series of 4!  I’m going to miss this class… Bootcamp still continues through July, though. And I just signed up for “Daring Adventures in Collage” with Mati Rose in June!  I’m excited to keep learning and growing my...
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