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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Mixed Media Art: Phone Lines and Birch Trees

This is my most recent mixed media painting. I was commissioned to create something with blues, greens, and yellows, but other than that it was up to me. At first I was stumped. Whenever I take a break from painting sometimes it takes a minute to get my creative juices flowing. However, even in my … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 69: Basic Crafts

I finally reached the end. I reached the end of my journey, the end of my first visual journal. I worked cover to cover until every page was filled with my life. This journal, this book, reflects one year of my life. It is a snippet of who I am, my struggles, gains, quirks, and … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 68: I Will Always be a Daddy’s Girl

           I was married, a wife, had my own house, and my very own husband. I had grown up to be a big girl. My parents married me off and set me off on my own, to start my own life, and my own family. I was excited about that, but my life will always … Continue reading »

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Ceramics: Alice and Wonderland Tea Set

  My niece Riley is about to have her first birthday, it seems like yesterday she was born and I can’t believe this day is already here. Her birthday theme is “onederland” and my sister-in-law asked if she could borrow a few of my teapots for decoration. I thought I would do one better and … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 67: Wifely Duties

         I was officially a wife. I had a husband and we lived in a house. We did husband and wife things, like make dinner together, had move nights, went on dates, and gave goodbye kisses before work. Things weren’t too different post wedding. I was happy things didn’t change. I loved our relationship before … Continue reading »

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