Today’s artist trading card (ATC) tutorial over at the Robin’s Nest features a fun giraffe with frivolous shoes.
Marilyn Monroe said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” Well the giraffe on this tag is certainly doing her best to stay on to of the world in her shiny purple shoes.
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt from the heart.” –Helen Keller
Each month the Robin’s Nest provides its International Design Team with a quote to inspire our art projects. This month’s quote got me thinking about focusing 2015 on the “things” that are important to me. One such beautiful thing–which cannot be seen or touched–is loyalty in friendship. Read the rest of this entry
Bonus: Learn a fabulously frugal trick for using
spray inks when you don’t have masks or stencils!
Without going into the gory details, last summer was a tough time for our family. Truth be told, all of 2013 pretty much sucked. A short respite from the dismal came when we visited a small zoo south of Milwaukee. Normally, a zoo isn’t all that exciting to me, but this one turned out to be pretty fun–probably more so because it was such a relief from the worries. It was literally a stone’s throw from Lake Michigan, so it wasn’t long before we headed down to the beach to watch my son climb rocks and my daughter do handstands in the sand.
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