What Do You Swap? : Daily Art Practice

What Do You Swap? : Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   For Christmas, my daughter asked for a blank journal so that she could sketch, like me. We found one at Dollar Tree and she brought it home and instantly started sketching. My husband encouraged her to write the date on each…

Let’s Just Continue Advent: Daily Art Practice

Let’s Just Continue Advent: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   I don’t know how you celebrate Christmas, but this year was one of the best for me. Our family spent much needed time together and we made an effort to limit devices and distractions. We cooked together (a first), ate together,…

On The 5 Days of Advent…: Daily Art Practice

On The 5 Days of Advent…: Daily Art Practice

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls   Couch Talk   For those of you that celebrate Christmas, I hope you had a relaxing and enjoyable time celebrating with family and friends. I mentioned last week that our Advent plans were getting a late start. Well, it turned…

Did Pirates Eat Coconuts?: Daily Art Practice

Did Pirates Eat Coconuts?: Daily Art Practice

Couch Talk   It’s amazing that our summer is at its end, and I am soaking in the last few days with my littles. We read a lot of books, tried many new foods and spent a lot of time together. It was one of…

Give Me Some Persian Love Cake! : Daily Art Journal

Give Me Some Persian Love Cake! : Daily Art Journal

  PaperArtsy Blog Post: Mash-Up Stationary   I was over at the PaperArtsy blog, sharing a set of Stationary using various stamps and this amazing bubble stencil. You can hop over and see the process HERE.     Tea and Poetry     Our theme…

Have You Ever Heard of An Arepa?: Daily Art Practice

Have You Ever Heard of An Arepa?: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   We have had some really high temperatures again and I have lost several plants to sun burn. That and a lack of water. I am not the best water girl. I always get pre-occupied and then it is too late…

Tigers In Town: Daily Art Practice

Tigers In Town: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk     Last week was our busiest week of the summer, perhaps the year. Our church had Vacation Bible School every evening, in addition to the various activities we planned. My children attended a few library programs, which have been wonderful this…

Have You Been to Chocolate World? : Daily Art Practice

Have You Been to Chocolate World? : Daily Art Practice

  I don’t have a lot of chit chat this week so I am going to get right to it.   Daily Art Practice   I followed along with another Etchr Studio class, this one by Melissa Lakey. I love the loose illustration style and…

Did Leonardo Eat Pizza?: Daily Art Practice

Did Leonardo Eat Pizza?: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   We have been having a bit of a draught here in the Northeast but thankfully God sent rain this weekend. After about a month, I had to water my plants and of course the next day, it rained. We installed raised…

Mummies In My Bread Pudding: Daily Art Practice

Mummies In My Bread Pudding: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   It was another busy week, cleaning out my house, running errands and preparing for company over the weekend. We celebrated Independence Day with family which was a great start to the week. Now it is back to work. I am surprised…