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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Visual Journal Page 33: My Sweet Tooth

It is no secret I have a sweet tooth, and apparently this wasn’t missed by my students either. I love anything 100% pure sugar, flavored, and dyed. I like skittles, starburst, the kind of candy that guarantees cavities and to pull out your old fillings. My sweet tooth is a thing I struggle with as … Continue reading »

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February Giveaway: Customizable Letter Painting

I am excited to announce my second giveaway, one of my very own customizable, handmade letter paintings. These are my most recent art experiments, and listing on my Etsy shop. These 6″x6″ canvases are covered with patterned paper, then sealed with encaustic wax. To top off the interesting background I paint letters using oil paint. … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 32: Molly Jo

I almost didn’t include this page, after all it is a story I am hesitant to share. Although a life was semi-saved that day, I did have a slight lapse in judgement. I forgot my role as teacher for a moment, and I am lucky the situation didn’t spiral out of control to the many … Continue reading »

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DIY Spice Rack: Reorganizing My Kitchen

I love my cute, unique, 1940’s home. It has interesting doorways, built ins, beautiful hardwoods, and a lot of charm. It’s the perfect first time home for Nick and me, but despite everything I love about it, it does have it’s downsides. As soon as we moved into our house we outgrew the kitchen. We … Continue reading »

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Visual Journal Page 31: If it’s Old and Peely

I love anything and everything old and peely, and over the years I have slowly added piece after piece of old and peely to my home. Recently, it has even found it’s way into my artwork (click here to see my recent mixed media paintings!). There is something intriguing about the layers of paint, partially … Continue reading »

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