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Cottage Paint Is Here To Stay, Recent Pieces and Colors

I introduced Cottage Paint earlier this year (you can read all the details in this post  Kicking It Up With Cottage Paint) when we rolled out 20 custom colors, tinted specifically for our Studio – 1,441 more words

Decorative Painting

KARE 11 at the Minnesota State Fair

KARE 11 at the Minnesota State Fair. 32 more words


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Once upon a time, we produced these wonderful signs for Kare 11 at the State Fair. Still hangin, check them out this year.

Enchanted Wood Fairy House Just Finished.

Fashioned after the fairy house found in the Enchanted Wood Garden at Wintethur this fairy house features a kitchen with sink, bed in loft and another sink, dining table with hand sculpted lily pad dishes, an alcove with coach, woven chair and painted light, sitting area in front of stone fireplace,on the side a bird nest cradle, original artwork over the fireplace and hand painted floor cloths ready for a wee one to add their own little creative finds. 167 more words

Between The Weeds

Studio 3.0 - Mural Commission

In the midst of my personal madness, I got an email requesting a small-ish mural. As it happens, I think I can actually squeeze one in between the time I get the parents physically deposited here in Florida and when I will make myself available for adjusting work again. 172 more words


Hello world!

I decided to start a new blog after hearing a friend recommend this one so thought I would give it a go!

As a decorative art teacher I have the best job in the world and am always delighted to show people that anyone can learn to paint – artistic ability is not necessary!   59 more words

Why Make it Yourself? Travel theme - Handmade

Viking scene I painted

Silk Scarves I created

Norwegian Rosemaling

When it comes to darning socks, almost no-one does it anymore. Cheap items and time poor couples with high disposable income,  have relegated simple repairs to low priced essentials, to the pages of history books. 334 more words