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Tag: DIY

7 Must-Have Visual Journal Supplies

Check out my top 7 visual journal supplies in addition to the basics I keep on hand. Get visual journaling tips, tutorials, and more!

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Felt flower garland how to.

Felt Flower How To + A Little Lady’s First Birthday

November 21, 2018 approached more quickly than I could ever image. I believe I was part in denial, part consumed with my little man’s third birthday party (which we threw a week before Kennedy’s birthday), but regardless of my state of mind her big day was almost here, baby girl was almost one. Cooper had…

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A Super Wings Birthday

It’s a blessing and a curse being an art teacher mom. A blessing because I always have art supplies on hand, ideas to fill rainy days, and I can make most of the decorations for events (such as a three year old’s birthday party). It’s a curse because when it comes time for said birthday…

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Visual Journal Page 40: A Part of Me

While in college I began creating large scale paintings of women in fancy dresses. I would paint the figures and background in oil paint, then construct intricate dresses out of fabric. I would often take these very high class, traditional looking ladies and place them into an unpredictable scene. A glass might be smashed, someone…

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Its a Monster Mash: Planning a Themed First Birthday Party

Today my sweet little man turns three. I have no idea where the time has gone. I have heard the saying, “The days are long but the years are short,” so many times I roll my eyes a little more every time I hear it. But, today it just rings so true. Two years ago…

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A tutorial on how to artistically paint pumpkins.

Fall Decoration: Painted Pumpkins Tutorial

After drooling over Alisa Burke’s pumpkins this season I decided it was time to make my own. I thought it would be a fun Saturday morning activity with my little man, but it ended up inspiring a lesson plan. I wanted to test a range of supplies so I could troubleshoot any issues that could…

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