Sketchworks Begins November 4th!

Sketchworks Begins November 4th!

I carry pencils, pencils and a sketchbook everywhere I go. I never know when I will want to jot down my thoughts or quickly sketch out an idea. Over the years I have definitely grown my drawing skills but I still know there are so many fundamentals I have yet to grasp...
Making Hand Carved Stamps {Free Video}

Making Hand Carved Stamps {Free Video}

Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner and it is a sweet time of year where we may take extra time to create for others and our home. Once of my favorite ways to add details to wrapping paper, note cards and tags is by making my own hand carved stamps....
Pumpkin Pancakes {and apple cider syrup}

Pumpkin Pancakes {and apple cider syrup}

I am pretty much addicted to anything pumpkin so when fall comes around we turn to some of our pumpkin favorites. I shared this video and recipe in Creatively Made Home {Home for the Holidays} and wanted to share it with you today! We hope you love them as much as we...
Your Love Is Deep {Your Love is Wide}

Your Love Is Deep {Your Love is Wide}

Life has been particularly busier than normal these past months and I do not do busy very well. Busy makes me feel like I am treading water and just keeping my head above water. Each morning I try to focus on what really needs my attention whether it be home,...
Brett Whiteley {sneak peek into week four}

Brett Whiteley {sneak peek into week four}

Good Morning! Just a quick post to give you a glimpse into week four of Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits}. This week artist Robin Fingher will be studying under the works of Brett Whitely. Come and join us for a fascinating look into the world...
Pablo Picasso {sneak peek}

Pablo Picasso {sneak peek}

Week one of Studying Under The Masters {portraits and self-portraits} has been a huge hit all about studying under Vincent Van Gogh! The work coming out of the class is already outstanding and so inspiring. Teresa McFayden is leading week two and studying under the...
The Winner of Lifebook 2015 {is it you?}

The Winner of Lifebook 2015 {is it you?}

What an amazing response to Lifebook 2015! I am excited to be a part of this course with so many other artists that I admire. I bet you want to know who won the spot to Lifebook 2015… Congratulations Melanie! Please email me at jeanneoliverdesigns@gmail.com with...
My Thoughts On Our Marble Countertops

My Thoughts On Our Marble Countertops

I have found that so many people have very strong opinions about having marble countertops. A few days after we had our marble island counter installed an acquaintance was in our home and this was her response as she ran her hands over our marble… “Oh,...