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What will you create this year?

You may have heard the phrase “New Year, New Décor.” My question would be why take someone else’s idea of décor?  Don’t settle for copying another’s style. Create your own! Yes, you can create! You’re probably saying to yourself, “What in the world is Laura talking about? I don’t have Read more…

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Small but Memorable

Art museums may not be high on your list of places to visit with small children. I can understand that. We’ve heard an annoyed “shhhhh” from more than one art museum docent in our years with small ones in tow. But sometimes, small children and small art museums make for Read more…

These goats mean business

Alas, I don’t! As some of you know I have a rooster and some chickens, but no goats. Just recently though, I learned how goats launched a business. I met Julie Wells a while back at an arts and crafts show. By chance and love, my dear husband bought me Read more…

Where is the art in your neighborhood?

On our Facebook page, we occasionally share fun venues with interesting art related events. We try to highlight cities where our subscribers live. If you’d like us to feature your city, let us know! This past Saturday, my family participated in a fantastic art event at Laguna Gloria, our local Read more…

No Fun Allowed!!!

Yes, guilty as charged, I do take myself too seriously! How about you? My recent experience at Lisa Whitener’s pallet knife workshop got me really thinking about having fun. Then I read,  what Dr. Seuss said, (Theodor Seuss Geisel), “Nonsense wakes up the brain cells. And it helps develop a sense Read more…

9 Ways to Raise an Art-less Child

Recently, I was listening to a podcast with Anthony Esolen, the author of Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of your Child. While I have not read the book (my husband has informed me that it is on our bookshelf), it has generated a plethora of reviews, critiques, responses and agreement Read more…