All Blog Posts Tagged 'art' (68)

Things I've Learned This Week

** I like electricity.

** Mondays are like a zit on your chin that won't go away.

** Politics are so freaking political.

** My kids could be drawing on their walls with Sharpies at bedtime, but as long as they stay in their rooms, I really wouldn't care.

** Nothing makes you prouder than your son yelling from the…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 11, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Taking a leap: how trying something new can change how you create

Changing your drawing medium from pen and ink to brush and ink. With pen and ink you draw using lines, crosshatching or scribbles for building up your shadows. After a certain amount of time you don't really think about where your pen tip is going how your marks are being made you just look at your subject and draw, or int he case of drawing from your head you just draw. If one day you decide to try something different and pull out a bamboo brush and a jar of india ink the process of drawing…

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Added by Tami Murray Cline on March 8, 2012 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Stylized Genealogy by MyTree and Me

Though all of us are curious about our roots and sometimes even fascinated by our family history, genealogy used to be perceived as a dry artform practiced by the retired folks, i.e. the ones who really had the time to delve into the research and the connections and the research again.

Well, here’s a company that is making genealogy look fresh and…

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Added by Audreyvp on February 2, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

An Opulent Tableau of Essence - Compilation by Sharon Hays, Author

An Opulent Tableau of Essence - Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir,…

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Added by Martha A. Cheves on January 18, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments

"A goal is a dream with a deadline"- The running tab for 2012

I had a sleepless night followed by a sleepless morning so I decided I would commit to print some of the experiences that I hope to try this next year and beyond.

In snow

Snowshoeing

Cross country skiing

Luge track

Dog sledding

Tobogganing track

Exercise

Hot yoga class

Anti gravity yoga class

Attend moms hockey practice

Run a marathon- hesitant to write that one…

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Added by Adventure Mom on December 31, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Love of a Stonemason - Christa Polkinhorn, Author

Love of a Stonemason – Review by Martha A. Cheves, Author of Stir, Laugh, Repeat and Think With Your Taste Buds Dessert

‘She saw the car just as she stepped into the crosswalk.  An old beat-up Fiat screeched to a stop within a few inches away from her.  Karla jumped back…
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Added by Martha A. Cheves on December 7, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

48 Hour Contest: $50 Klutz.com Gift Certificate. Stamp Art, Draw the DC Universe

http://www.ladyandtheblog.com/2011/11/28/48-hour-contest-arts-crafts-laughs-klutz-books-are-the-perfect-holiday-gift/

 

Two (2) lucky LAB readers will receive:

  • Stamp Art
  • Draw the DC Universe
  • $50 Klutz.com Gift…
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Added by Vera Sweeney on November 28, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Impressive In Seconds: As seen on First Magazine November iIssue

Impressive In Seconds: I was recently interviewed for this month’s issue of First magazine. However, because of ... http://bit.ly/rV69pB

Added by NAPKIN WIZARD on November 11, 2011 at 7:31am — No Comments

Last Day to enter Napkin Wizard Cool November Giveaway $132.00

Last Day for Napkin Wizard Cool November Giveaway! Win $100 G.C.+ 4 Napkins and Rings.Total R.V. $132.00 http://bit.ly/sFt1iy

Added by NAPKIN WIZARD on November 11, 2011 at 7:14am — No Comments

Happy Veteran Day.

Happy Veteran Day. To all the men and women who have served our country. We are forever grateful. http://tinyurl.com/63mam3f

Added by NAPKIN WIZARD on November 11, 2011 at 7:11am — No Comments

Halloween Decor without breaking your budget

Here are some Holloween decor ideas> click here http://www.napkinwizard.com/blog/

Added by NAPKIN WIZARD on October 30, 2011 at 9:17am — No Comments

Easily Remove Water Mark Stains from Wood Furniture:

Here is a tutorial on how to remove water mark stain on wood furniture. link here: http://bit.ly/okAb1v

Added by NAPKIN WIZARD on October 23, 2011 at 1:15pm — No Comments

After the Fair

Last year Anne-Marie wrote about attending local art fairs in Chicago and she shared where to find some of those artists after the fair season in a two part series here and here. This is one of many passions that Anne-Marie and I share. We love and…

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Added by Audreyvp on October 5, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

babyrazzi.com: $50 From Art.com To Celebrate Winnie The Pooh!

http://www.babyrazzi.com/2011/08/22/enter-to-win-50-from-art-com-to-celebrate-winnie-the-pooh/

 

One (1) lucky BabyRazzi winner will receive a $50 gift certificate that you could use for the Winnie collection!

How do I enter? You have a few options AND EACH COUNTS AS ONE ENTRY. There is NO LIMIT to the number of times a reader can enter…

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Added by Vera Sweeney on August 22, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Back to School - Dorm Room Art Using Facebook and Twitter

Is your teen going off to college in another city or state? Are they already missing there 800 closest friends? Here are some great wall art that will keep you (if you are friends with them on Twitter or Facebook) and their friends close.…

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Added by Audreyvp on August 13, 2011 at 7:34pm — No Comments

New Children's Book Invites Kids into the World of the Arts

Dare to follow your dreams!

Dare to be yourself!

Dare to be free!

This is the premise of Liesel Soley's inspiring children's picture book, Can You Be an Artist?

Freddie, Honey and Bae are so different culturally speaking, yet they're so alike at the same time.…

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Added by Mayra Calvani on August 3, 2011 at 5:34am — No Comments

Sometimes Money CAN Buy You Happiness

 

When your kids are eerily quiet for any extended period of time, nine times out of ten it's because they're trying to burn your house down.  But every once in a blue moon, the stars all align, and the pip squeaks somehow actually manage to..... *gasp*..... play quite nicely together.  Sure, you might have to pay them for that momentary bit of peace and quiet, but we…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 26, 2011 at 11:16am — No Comments

The Cadillac Ranch

It’s a modern day West Texas Stonehenge.

In the middle of a farmer’s field, on the flat plains of the Texas Panhandle, stands ten Cadillacs, half buried in perfect alignment, like soldiers in a military parade.

 

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Added by Lanita Moss on July 22, 2011 at 9:04am — No Comments

Inspiring with Food

We all go through phases with our children's diets. (Heck, I go through phases in my own diet as my tastes change throughout the month. So what can I expect?) But kids are notorious for being "picky," "difficult" and "plain."



And truth be told, my kids have thus far been truly amazing little eaters. My first has very openly tasted foods most of her life, leaning towards a less-interested stage when she hit four years of age, but nonetheless, discovering for herself what she truly…

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Added by Jeanine Ertl on June 23, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

ENTER TO WIN: $50 From Art.com

http://www.babyrazzi.com/2011/06/13/enter-to-win-50-from-art-com/

 

One (1) lucky BabyRazzi winner will receive a $50 gift certificate!

How do I enter? You have a few options AND EACH COUNTS AS ONE ENTRY. There is NO LIMIT to the number of times a reader can enter (via any of the entry channels) this contest:…

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Added by Vera Sweeney on June 13, 2011 at 7:06am — No Comments

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