A Few Shopfront Favorites: Daily Art Practice

A Few Shopfront Favorites: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   I completed my daughter’s ‘London Bobby’ dress after several months of it sitting on the dress form. I had to add width to the back of the bodice and the thought of picking out all those stitches had me procrastinating.…

Let Us Eat Cake: Daily Art Practice

Let Us Eat Cake: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   This past week was unusual. It started off with my daughter giving herself a manicure and pedicure with a ball-point pen, of all things. Upon further inspection, I found that she also drew on the entire underside of her feet. It…

Drizzle Me With Honey :Daily Art Practice

Drizzle Me With Honey :Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Not much happened this week. My daughter was sick and that kept her home for most of the week. Aside from spending time with her, I didn’t do much else. We had a lot of wonderful snuggles and reading time…

The Gettysburg Story : Watercolor Travel Journal

The Gettysburg Story : Watercolor Travel Journal

Couch Talk   It is way past due, but I decided to share what is completed of my Gettysburg Journal from our anniversary trip in September. It is always a good time when we get away together without the children but we both agreed that…

Give Me Your Best Pumpkin Face :Daily Art Practice

Give Me Your Best Pumpkin Face :Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   We planned on apple picking this weekend but instead we ended up buying already picked apples and pumpkins. My daughter really wanted to paint her pumpkin since she recently did that at school so we all decided to join in. We…

Christmas Shopping In October: Daily Art Practice

Christmas Shopping In October: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk Here we are in the middle of October and I am astonished that the stores already have their entire Christmas department on display. I am forcing myself to ignore that section and walk-on. Usually they wait at least until Halloween is over…

Some Fools Buy, Some Fools Sell: Daily Art Practice

Some Fools Buy, Some Fools Sell: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   I planned on sharing our anniversary trip today but to be honest, I didn’t feel like doing a lot this weekend. Instead of painting or being crafty, I did something I hadn’t done in a while. I read a book! Actually,…

Coughing Up London: Daily Art Practice

Coughing Up London: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   A very uneventful week past. I spent the week sick so I still didn’t get my trip pictures and journal edited. In fact, I didn’t get any art done. I felt lazy sitting in the chair, watching Gilmore Girls but it…

Cabins Aren’t Meant For Flooding : Daily Art Practice

Cabins Aren’t Meant For Flooding : Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   Another busy week as I was preparing to leave for our yearly anniversary trip. On Thursday morning, we were set to leave as soon as the children went to school and SURPRISE, school was cancelled due to flooding. We have had…

A Lemon and Liszt For The Florist: Daily Art Practice

A Lemon and Liszt For The Florist: Daily Art Practice

  Couch Talk   I had a relatively productive week and I am settling into a routine. It’s almost fun to get up and start the day. I love planning my own schedule and I make a list daily and a master list weekly. 8…