Category Archives: Making art/crafts

More Gingerbread Christmas Cookies!

Here is the second set of watercolor Christmas gingerbread cookies that I painted this past week: All of the images were painted individually, then I scanned them, cleaned them up in Photoshop and combined them into a single image. Advertisements

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Gingerbread Christmas Cookies – Watercolor Paintings

I usually like to wait until after Thanksgiving before thinking about Christmas, but I was stuck on painting ideas and wanted to try something fun.  It is easy to over indulge on treats because of parties, stress, and the drop … Continue reading

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Blue and Gold Perfume Bottles

Now that all of the living room chairs are finally finished (see previous posts), I’ve gotten back to painting.  This illustration was started about a month ago, but I had put it aside to finish up some other projects.  The … Continue reading

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One Down, Three to Go

The upholstery project is going well, all four bottom cushions are covered and two of the backs are finished.  One chair has been completely assembled: At this rate, we’ll be eating in style and I’ll get back to painting by next … Continue reading

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Christmas Art and a New Italian Inspired Recipe

This past week I finished cleaning up the below Christmas picture in Photoshop.  I’ve been thinking of getting cards and prints of it for my Etsy shop.  The shop has been empty for a while now because I wanted to … Continue reading

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Three Peppers

I spent this week working on a new project for Christmas, which I’ll make a post of next Sunday.  In the meantime, here is another veggie painting:

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Cabbage – The Beginning of Autumn

  Although I am not a huge fan of cabbage dishes, I have always liked the plant for its own beauty.  There are so many interesting colors in cabbage and many varieties are not represented at the grocery store.  But … Continue reading

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