Watercolor Projects

Watercolor Basics – A Quick Supply Guide for Beginners
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Watercolor Basics – A Quick Supply Guide for Beginners

Are you thinking about trying your hand at Watercolor?  I’m excited for you!  Watercolor is one of my favorite mediums both for the ease of use and for the look of the finished product.  You may have noticed that there are thousands of products out there to use and buy.  It can be pretty overwhelming!…

How to Find More Creative Time: Six Tips From a Busy Mother of Four
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How to Find More Creative Time: Six Tips From a Busy Mother of Four

Do you long for time to be creative? Maybe even dream of supplementing your family’s income using your creative gifts?  I often feel that my relationship with deep, uninterrupted creative work is elusive.  So close – yet so far away! It’s like we are at the same party but on opposite sides of the room. Close enough…

Creativity Loves Limits – Good News for Creative Moms
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Creativity Loves Limits – Good News for Creative Moms

  “The enemy of art is the absence of limitation.” – Orson Welles.  This is for you, artist moms. Do you need some good news today?  Let me tell you about an artist I just discovered on the TED screen.  His name is Phil Hansen, and he is pretty dang incredible.  As an art student,…

Nature Journaling For Mom – Why It’s Awesome and How to Get Started
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Nature Journaling For Mom – Why It’s Awesome and How to Get Started

    This is one of those subjects that makes me want to find a rooftop and a megaphone. 🙂  Nature journaling is something I fell into when researching the Charlotte Mason method for our homeschool.  We are at the end of our fourth year of homeschooling (phew!), and I can say in all honesty that nature…

How Time In Nature Helps Me Be A Better Mom
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How Time In Nature Helps Me Be A Better Mom

  We all want it.  That deep assurance that “today I truly connected with my child”.  That knowing smile between mother and child; the shared experience carved deep in our hearts and minds. It can be so elusive in our distraction-filled world.  But I have found a secret to making those moments happen more often…

The Art Habit for Moms – My New FREE Course
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The Art Habit for Moms – My New FREE Course

I hear myself saying to my daughter for what feels like the sixty-fourth time today, “You need to practice.  The more you practice, the better you’ll get”. I stop in my tracks and listen.  The voice in my head says, “Dear Hannah, YOU need to take your own advice”. Making Art a Priority As moms, we encourage…

Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Creative Moms
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Last Minute Christmas Gifts for Creative Moms

It’s crunch time.  Christmas is just around the corner and if you’re like me, you’re just now realizing it’s time to get serious about gifts! If you’re looking for something that will make your favorite creative mom’s heart sing – or thinking about what might make your heart sing 😉 I’ve got you covered! I put…