This tutorial shows how to use acrylic paints and create a watercolor effect on peonies and mason jars.
Spring flowers have been popping up around here for a couple of months now. I was so excited to see the pretties popping up all around our property. Every week or so, a new posy would open up. For some reason, I started snapping pics. I have no idea why. Heaven knows, I’m not a […]
Hey there! What do you think of my new ‘digs’? I’m seriously in love. I didn’t know it was possible to be in love with a website . . . but I am. And it’s mine, all mine. I still have some tweaking to do and it’s going to take some time but it’ll be […]
I could’ve sworn I’d already done a daisy painting tutorial before this. Daisies are one of my favorite flowers. They’re so bright and cheery. I mean, I love all flowers, but there’s something about daisies. My main goal with writing a series about Painting Simple Flowers was to show easy ways to paint a type […]
A couple of weeks ago a new reader emailed me, saying she wanted to paint a fleur de lis and did I have any tips. With Mardi Gras coming up (ok, it’s most likely passed by the time you read this) I thought why not just paint one and show her step-by-step? So I did […]
No matter what your painting level, you can paint this snowflake painting!
With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to come up with some quick and easy projects. “Dipdots” are a fun way to paint, for both you and the kiddos! For this lilac painting, I grabbed a paper gift bag from the dollar store. I used two shades of purple – Light Lavender […]
I started to paint this tutorial a few weeks ago, back when my white lilacs were still in bloom. It was such a treat to clip some for inspiration. But Life intervened and I couldn’t get the tutorial painted until this week. There’s just something about white lilacs. They’re so lacy and light. I love […]