Painted Wood Flag Sign

I’ve wanted a folk-art-inspired wood flag sign for some time now, but never seemed to find time to make one.  Well, today I decided to get on with it.  After all, I had everything I needed – the wood, stain, paints, and even the stars stencil. I’ve seen some really neat “arty” wood flags with …

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Ceramic Christmas Trees

Starting a little early painting these awesome Ceramic Christmas Trees and setting up Paint Parties for those who want to paint their own.  First Paint Party on July 27 is fully booked.  We’ll have a blast adding metallic and glitter paints and “snow”! I do mobile Paint Parties / Art Events for groups of 10-100 …

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Happy Halloweenie

I painted this handsome guy today for friends, in memory of their longtime Dachshund baby, Duke. Hope it brings back many happy memories for them. Happy Halloweenie, Duke!

A Gift of Love

My Sunday School class learned a couple weeks ago that a precious member/friend is moving soon to be nearer her work and kids. She is so special to each of us and has been such a blessing. We will miss her terribly. Before we knew of her leaving, we had planned a get-together at my …

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Charity Donation

Not a lot of studio time the last several days because of property maintenance (I mow, weed-eat and spray 12 acres every week!), but I did manage to paint this door hanger that I donated to a local charity for their silent auction. I hope the buyer will be blessed as well as the charity. …

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A Pumpkin Kind of Day

Pumpkins are popping up all over the studio today!  I’ve had a blast painting and hand lettering these door hangers.  I just finished posting them all in my shop. Wouldn’t this be a fun painting class?  Think I’ll get one set up soon!

How Pumpkins Grow Sign

I was asked by the owner of a local pumpkin patch to paint a 4′ x 4′ sign showing the stages of a pumpkin’s growth. It will be used to educate the groups of school kids who visit this time of year. The owner provided the primed plywood and a few suggestions for the layout. …

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Christmas Ornaments

I know it seems a little early, but I’m trying to get a head start on holiday painting. I cut these 3″ x 5″ ornaments from 1/8″ plywood and painted simple little Christmas trees on them. A short piece of jute twine, for hanging, finished them off. Pretty sure I’ll be painting lots of these …

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Pumpkin Door Hanger

I want blank door hangers that are different from the stock ones you buy in stores and online, so I’m drawing my own and making poster board templates. Hmmm…can you guess what I’ll be painting next??? I’ll be enlarging this template and getting out the jigsaw today. Can’t wait to paint this one!