Thank You Wood Icing®!

Working with Rose Wilde, creative master of the Wood Icing® products, is always a fun  collaboration. Sometimes we just roll with ideas to see where they can go. Our intended 15 minute phone calls always last a couple of hours. Rose and I both enjoy being openly creative, meaning, letting ideas just happen serendipitously. I know I have sent her blog concepts for the Wood Icing line of products that probably were totally off the wall to her, but, all i...

Remembering 2015 Blog Projects: An Old Dough Bowl Gets Gorgeous Using Wood Icing® And Milk Paint!

Today I'm sharing this post, which using the same Royal Design Studio French Numbers stencils as in yesterday's Calendar Cube project. Now you have two ways to use these fun stencils! I created this post for Wood Icing®, using their multi-use Textura Paste, in conjunction with Miss Mustard Seeds Milk Paint. Get the step-by-step tutorial!...

Easy Christmas Cards Using Wood Icing® And A Royal Design Studio Stencil

Do you have little ones who love to get involved in holiday activities, not to mention birthdays, special events, and baby showers? As a little girl growing up in winter-frozen Massachusetts, Mom and I often found ourselves snowed in, Dad at work, anxious for fun stuff to create. She was always able to conjure a cigar box of art supplies, and away we would go, making and doing. One especially fond memory, when I was in grammar school, was making gre...

Painting Grandkitty Chuck Norris Using Wood Icing® Glazes And Stencil!

Lately, I have been enjoying getting out of my comfort zone creatively. Though I studied painting in college, back then we learned to paint with oils. I hated using oils then, and still do. After graduation, as an illustrator, I graduated to acrylics. But I was scared to death of watercolors and ignored them, and the possibilities, until a few weeks ago. I began painting simple little kitty and doggie caricatures. What a fun, simple pleasure. For...