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For over two years I functioned without a printer in my classroom. In my class visual journals are a big focus. Every Friday my students get o...
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Time goes by faster and faster the older I get. Now that I have a little boy it seems like time has hit warp speed. Cooper is literally growin...
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Empty bowls was an annual project hosted by the art department at my school. Every year the art students made clay bowls and donated them to a...
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Four years ago I made the decision to switch from public education to private. It was something I considered for a couple of years before maki...
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November 12th, 2015 my sweet baby boy was born. Between the visitors, nurses, doctors, and mentally processing my new baby and title as mom, I...
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The DIY Christmas ornament wreath is a project I have seen circulating crafting websites for many years. While this isn’t a new or innov...
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Nick and I have been waiting a long time to meet our first baby, Cooper James Panetta. Since March, we have patiently gone through each day, w...
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One day while on one of my random magazine image hunts, I discovered this picture of a beautiful, tropical location. I immediately felt envy t...
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Our first home is what you would call “move in ready.” The previous owners renovated, updated, and painted every room using nice s...
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To prepare for my brother-in-law and soon-to-be sister-in-law’s upcoming nuptials, Nick and I hosted a couples shower towards the end of...
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It has been a summer of showers. Really, it has been a few years of showers, but I don’t mind because I love hosting them and having the...
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I love every season of the year, but my favorite has to be fall. I have made many past visual journal pages about fall. I can’t help but...
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I love to share new projects I am up to, art techniques & tutorials, new art project ideas, visual journal walk-throughs, new product releases & more. Whether you are an artist or art teacher, I know you will find new ideas through my publicly shared trial & error. Interested in video tutorials? Check out my Instagram here. Interested in buying drop-in-ready worksheets, art projects, or curriculums? Check out my shop here.