DIY Christmas Orbs

DIY Christmas Orbs using mixed media techniques

It's been several years since I've done any decorating for Christmas.…

Christmas mixed media canvas

It's December!!  I'm so excited for Christmas, I've been…
contrasting textures

Encaustic Art with Contrasting Texture

I have an encaustic piece for you today, with a new video of…
mixed media mini's

Mixed Media Mini's for a Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my US friends!  I hope that everyone…
mixed media collage

Symbolic Mixed Media Collage- "Windows & Doors"

This mixed media collage is literally a huge mess.  🙂  I…
abstract quilling piece

Creating an Abstract Quilling Piece

It's been a while since I've completed a quilling piece.  I'm…
stitched paper ATC's

Stitched Paper ATC's

I have some fun ATC's for you today!  I had several cards…
scrapbook layout with stitching and tiny metal sentiment charms. My entry for Prima's Nov. BAP challenge.

Scrapbook Layout with Stitching for Prima BAP Challenge

Good morning!  I don't usually participate in challenges,…
ice resin mixed media canvases

Experimenting with Ice Resin

Is there anything better than experimenting with new supplies?…
pearlex calligraphy art

PearlEx Calligraphy Art- "Rivers of Truth"

  Hi everyone!  I hope you all had an awesome Halloween.…
why it's important to keep an art journal

Why it's Important to Keep an Art Journal

 I love history.  Old journals, documents, newspapers... they…
altered planner close up

Altered Planner Cover- lots of texture!

I have a confession to make- I hate planning.  HATE it.  I…
mixed media snowflake art
flowers and angel wings

"Angel Wings"- Mixed Media Art with Negative Space

Mixed Media Art with Negative Space It always amazes me how…
encaustic and alcohol inks

Encaustic with Alcohol Inks and a Dry Shellac Burn

It's been a long time since I've created an encaustic with alcohol…
Wax cube close up

Encaustic Map Cube

I've been so obsessed with maps lately that I can't stop painting…
abstract painting of Charlotte, NC

Abstract Painting of Charlotte, NC

I hope everyone's fall has been spectacular so far!  I've been…
mixed media book with stitching

Creating a Mixed Media Book of Letters

This summer has been a busy one!  I'm so excited to share my…
The Outer Banks Encaustic

Using a Stippling Technique to Build Texture in Encaustic Art

This painting was a study in problem solving for me.  I knew…

Raleigh Past and Present- Encaustic Map

In this Encaustic map painting I've combined two maps of Raleigh.…
etsy shop

My Etsy Shop Reboot

Happy Friday everyone!  I hope all of your holiday plans are…

Abstract Encaustic Maps with Layers of Color

There are so many artistic possibilities that are unique to encaustic…

My Mixed Media Maps- Representing History

Mixed Media Maps- "City of Oaks" We use maps pretty much every…

Scrapbook Pages on Canvas

So, I'm kind of a noob.  I realized that I made these canvases…
mixed media piece with quilling

Abstract Mixed Media Piece- "One Great Whole"

I have had such a difficult time writing this post.  I don't…
mixed media quilling necklace

Mixed Media Jewelry- Emerald Quilling Pendant

I am so excited to show you this mixed media jewelry piece I've…
neutral color crackle paste

Neutral Color Scrapbook Canvas

I've always been more of a neutral color fan.  I feel like it's…
Design Team Projects for Scrapiniec

Design Team Projects for Scrapiniec

Hi!  I've missed you!  Now that our show is over, I have all…
square quilling art by Anjuli Johnson

Square Quilling in Mixed Media Art- "Building Blocks"

Boy, it's been a long time since I finished a project!  Two…
decoart projects

DecoArt Dimensional Effects in Abstract Art

Happy St. Patrick's Day!!  I have a couple awesome mini canvases…
mixed media snowflake art
using a make-up dauber to paint

"Forces of Nature"- using a make-up dauber to create abstract pieces

I've been experimenting with different tools and mediums lately…
mixed media workshop

What I Learned from Teaching My First Mixed Media Workshop

So, I taught my first mixed media workshop last weekend!  I…
abstract painting tutorial

Abstract painting- "Master Plan"

Ok, confession time- this had been a rough week.  I won't go…
steampunk tag with chipboard frame

Steampunk Tag with tutorial video

Perhaps it was the amazing steampunk Maleficent dragon I saw…
idea-ology covers

Altered Tim Holtz Idea-ology Covers

Hello everyone!!  I have some fun binders for you today.  I…
altered covers using mixed media techniques

Altered Covers for Journals from the Dollar Bin

I was recently asked to serve with the Young Women in my church.…
disney layout

A fun Disney layout with a little magic

I have a fun layout for you today!!  I've been organizing some…
messy mixed media

Small & Messy Mixed Media Quilling Art

I don't usually have time to make 2 videos in one week, but I've…
splatter collage with chipboard and stamped images

Mixed Media Splatter Collage- "Organized Chaos"

Happy New Year!  Who's up for a steampunk splatter collage?…
christmas party favors

DIY Christmas party favors

Christmas!  I've been going crazy with decorating this year,…
mixed media snowflake art

Mixed Media Snowflake Commission

I was approached by a friend of mine a couple weeks ago about…