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Garden In A Frame: Daily Art Practice

Garden In A Frame: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk       I am still working through the book, The Artist’s Way. This week’s Artist Date took me to Hobby Lobby. I didn’t go with a plan but hoped to find some inspiration. I browsed aisles I don’t usually visit…

It’s A Travelogue Of The Beach: Daily Art Practice

It’s A Travelogue Of The Beach: Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   Today’s post is all about our summer vacation to the beach in Virginia. This is a picture of the home that we rented. It turned out to be lovely and clean, unlike the home that we rented at the…

Relive Those Childhood Days: Daily Art Practice

Relive Those Childhood Days: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   The first week of school for has been very busy for all of us. Starting a new schedule has proved to be exhausting and we were all thankful for a long weekend. Have any of you heard about The Artist’s…

Hobbits Like to Feast: Daily Art Practice

Hobbits Like to Feast: Daily Art Practice

          Couch Talk   I have been a little sparce lately because I have been party planning and baking. My husband turns 40 today and we had a Lord of the Rings themed party for him over the weekend. We had…

That’s So Colonial! : Daily Art Practice

That’s So Colonial! : Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   My hubby is plugging away at our remodel, but it has been slow as of late due to some difficulties with removing old flooring. Here is a photo of the before (ugly brown) and the after (gray), entry and…

I’ll Take A Facial With My Tea: Daily Art Practice

I’ll Take A Facial With My Tea: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Last weekend, I surprised my Little with a trip to the spa. One of our local businesses, had a kid’s day and one the special’s was a spa treatment. They make soap and body products using natural ingredients. I just…

Tealidopscope Cups at the Cat Cafe: Daily Art Practice

Tealidopscope Cups at the Cat Cafe: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   I went shopping! I mentioned a few weeks ago that I was eyeing some teacups from T2. I was really bummed when I went to checkout and found that their shipping was really high, but once I did the calculation…

Ready For More Teacups? : Daily Art Practice

Ready For More Teacups? : Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   Our remodel project is still in the works so I will wait to show you pictures of the completed areas, but here is a peek at our new flooring and bed linens. When looking at flooring, we originally gravitated towards…

Tea Cups in Pencil and Ink: Daily Art Practice

Tea Cups in Pencil and Ink: Daily Art Practice

    Couch Talk   It’s amazing that the summer is almost over. I won’t say that it was busier than expected and that I barely got to all the things I had planned, because I feel as though I say that every summer. Instead…

Happy 10th Tea Day: Daily Art Practice

Happy 10th Tea Day: Daily Art Practice

      Couch Talk   Our summer Tea Days have been few so far this year. The weeks are full and now that my oldest son has a job, we aren’t all together as often. I encouraged him to enjoy his last summer as…