🪴Beads, Dragon Fruit, + Stickers🌿

Have you ever cut open a dragon fruit? look at that beauty! Pink and green on the outside… Gorgeous white with black on the inside. We took a few minutes in art class to look at it and draw what we saw. I want to develop more intensive projects that use these color combinations. God,…

Friday Favorites📚🪴🍰🎨

Let’s start with the books… 1//Because He Loves Me is a great book of gospel centered reminders! We are starting it with the girls in our Bible study. 2//Lois Lowry, author of The Giver, wrote a memoir which I loved. The format was so great, she would show a photo from her past and then…

Our Gallery Walls // mostly thrifted treasures

I loved doing this little exercise! trying to remember where things came from and seeing trends emerge Lots of good memories… lots of thrift store trips! The good news is that it’s almost yard sale season! So much good stuff Also, lots of nail holes in our walls 😉 My newest favorite is that embroidered…

Art Studio Shelves🌿🖼

Here’s where the art studio was right after Christmas January shelves Currently. I added some patchwork samples of my fabric designs, new books on the shelves, a few extra plants from here and there. Sadie likes it I used command strips to keep the books above the window The new library books sprinkled throughout really…

kid sightings and Bible painting

Wes is having so much fun working at camp. I love to see the pictures. We are going to visit him soon and yay! I can’t wait!! I love this picture of Wil when he was at camp. It’s unreal to me that he’ll be leaving for college in a little over a month! It’s…

Inspired By…🕊🌸bird and floral tray

I love this little decorative tray! I have one on the wall in our bedroom, and another in the new bathroom. I had to take it off the wall and into the art studio to use as inspiration. The colors, patterns, flowers, and birds immediately sparked some ideas: 1) I need to draw birds! 2)…

Artist Spotlight: Gwen!

I love selling art at Bexley House! I love to visit and shop. I love the owners; Debbie and Liz, and the ones who work there, Stacy and Gwen. But Gwen is also an artist! She makes art from tobacco sticks. They use the sticks when drying tobacco. She makes stars and crosses, she has…

Week in the Life

THURSDAY, April 22 Got up early – read in Proverbs Had unusual energy! unloaded dishwasher, make skye breakfast (that she doesn’t eat) Leave at 8:00, skye drives Drop her, listen to a podcast in the car Go home and eat breakfast -nuts, berries, peanut butter Read in my One Year Bible. Make bacon for lunch,…