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My Favorite Moments | The Cottage Table Experience Italy Retreat

  I have often found that while traveling it can be hard to process beauty, significance of moments, the impact that the journey is having on me, the relationships, what I will choose to bring home in the way of gardening, food, decorating, lifestyle etc. I am a processor but most often after the trip. It will steep in me for days, weeks, months and sometimes years. Travel has impacted how I entertain, make art, use beauty in my day …

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An Artist Studio | With Aimee Irel Bishop

As a creative, one of my favorite things in the world is to step into the creative space of another. I love when an artist shares their space, how they use it, a peek into their favorite tools and even what they are currently working on. I hope you will join me for the brand new An Artist Studio series! Each month a different artist will welcome us into their space! I hope it will encourage you to cherish your …

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Alla Prima with Marian Parsons |Instant Access

How does a creative gather beauty and then interpret it? What object, light, and pattern begs to be captured through paint and canvas? The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a still life…how she SEES  and CAPTURES the world and then shares it …

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LAST DAY! | Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale!

  Our semi-annual 50% off online course sale is ending! LAST CHANCE! USE CODE: JO50   We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until January 2023! LAST CHANCE to buy as many online art, business (yes, even Creatively Made Business) + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have over 185 online courses from over 110 different teachers!   ALL* courses currently running are included in the sale! *NOT included in the …

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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | 48 Hours Left!

  Our semi-annual 50% off online course sale has just begun! USE CODE: JO50   We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until January 2023! For the next 48 hours you can buy as many online art, business (yes, even Creatively Made Business) + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have over 185 online courses from over 110 different teachers!   ALL* courses currently running are included in the sale! *NOT …

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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | 72 Hours Only!

  Our semi-annual 50% off online course sale has just begun! USE CODE: JO50   We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until January 2023! For the next 72 hours you can buy as many online art, business (yes, even Creatively Made Business) + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have over 185 online courses from over 110 different teachers!   ALL* courses currently running are included in the sale! *NOT …

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Ten Days of Art with Roselyn Pratt | Registration Open!

Studying the works of the masters is one of the most beautiful ways to engage with your creativity daily and also grow as an artist. Roselyn Pratt has inspired me with her daily honoring of practice but also her love of looking to the past to grow in the present. We are thrilled to share that Roselyn has created a really special course just for us! Roselyn takes you on a creativity journey that will change how you practice, create …

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1 More Day Until Our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | The Sale Starts Tomorrow!

  How about our final countdown number with our favorite guides on the lake in the most beautiful boat! No trip to Lake Como is complete without being on the lake and having that little Italian flag at the back of the boat waving in the wind!   If you are a member of our creative community and network you know what is coming! When you see the countdown coming that means IT is almost here! ONE MORE DAY until …

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Two Days Until Our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale!

The first pizza in Italy always deserves celebration Nothing beats our favorite little tucked away pizza place with a glass of Chianti. The kids even had their own table so we had a little date night but Kelly was left with a girl that makes this face If you are a member of our creative community and network you know what is coming! If you are not a part of our network THIS is the time to join (it is …

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Three Days Until Our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale!

  | We thought it would be fun to take our countdown photos on our recent trip to Italy. In this photo we are kayaking (one of our favorite things to do as a family) on Lake Como around Bellagio. |   If you are a member of our creative community and network you know what is coming! If you are not a part of our network THIS is the time to join (it is free to join)! When you …

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Free Art Video | Petals on Paper with Renee Mueller

This is free video with Renee Mueller taken from her course Wallflowers. This includes 42 minutes of content. Join Renee as she shares her process of creating with petals on paper. Using different types of paper, textures, inks, stitching and more you will find yourself immersed in what is outside of traditional sketching. You will end up with beautiful unexpected pieces with so many different elements which will only continue to inspire you and make you even more aware of …

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The Cottage Table Experience | Italy Workshop Registration Is Open!

We are back from our family trip to Italy celebrating Jack’s college graduation and my 50th birthday! It was absolutely beautiful in so many ways and I will be sharing more in the weeks ahead. The first 9 days of our trip was just as a family and then the next 7 days I joined friends for Daune and Keith Pitman’s The Cottage Table Experience. I was receiving so many messages asking whose retreat I was on etc. and if …

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An Artist Studio | With Diane Reeves

As a creative, one of my favorite things in the world is to step into the creative space of another. I love when an artist shares their space, how they use it, a peek into their favorite tools and even what they are currently working on. I hope you will join me for the brand new An Artist Studio series! Each month a different artist will welcome us into their space! I hope it will encourage you to cherish your …

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Alla Prima with Marian Parsons | Registration Open!

How does a creative gather beauty and then interpret it? What object, light, and pattern begs to be captured through paint and canvas? The eye of the creative is one of the most beautiful gifts to ourselves and others. I have been an admirer and now a friend of Marian Parsons (Miss Mustard Seed) for many years. Whether she is designing a home, refurnishing furniture or painting a still life…how she SEES  and CAPTURES the world and then shares it …

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May Round-Up | Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around me if I have my eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it in raking up the winter out of our yard, seeing the first signs of spring, snow and green all mixed together, planning adventures, sun on my face, a slow morning and a hot cup of coffee as I read. Sometimes I even find beauty on the internet. I found so many beautiful little treasures on …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Four | The Lies of Perfectionism with Sandi Hester

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, generous teacher and amazing you tuber Sandi Hester. Sandi has created a world of color and art in the midst of health issues for many years. This conversation dives deep into the lies of perfectionism and how perfectionism can disguise itself.       Sandi Hester had her first painting lessons around her grandmother’s kitchen table during long summer visits in the countryside of Franklin, Tennessee. Her grandmother was a pottery …

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Free Art Video | Marking with Flame + Quick Rusting Techniques with Aimee Bishop

This is free video with Aimee Bishop taken from her course The Magpie’s Nest. This includes two videos with 11 minutes of content. Join Aimee as she shares two fun techniques for adding marks and interest to your work.  In the first free video she shows you how to safely use fire for mark making and adding dimension to your work.  In the second free video you’ll learn how to transfer rust from random bits of metal onto pieces of …

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Annual Birthday Sale | 40% Off One Online Course!

This is my birthday month and on May 5th I turn 50! I can’t wait to share with you how we are celebrating. I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze out all of the goodness I can when it comes to me too. I have been known to keep it going for as long as I can and I am not ashamed! Come celebrate with me and get ONE course …

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I Was Interviewed by The Creative Genius | You Can Listen Now!

    My interview on The Creative Genius Podcast is out! This beautiful podcast is dedicated to helping people everywhere find and unleash their own Creative Genius. Listen & Subscribe on Apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Please take a moment to leave a review if the episode touched you! This is such a juicy, jam-packed episode. We talk about -What creativity is, and why it is calling us. -How women are more likely to justify why we …

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An Artist Studio | With Sheila Atchley

As a creative, one of my favorite things in the world is to step into the creative space of another. I love when an artist shares their space, how they use it, a peek into their favorite tools and even what they are currently working on. I hope you will join me for the brand new An Artist Studio series! Each month a different artist will welcome us into their space! I hope it will encourage you to cherish your …

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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Fifty Two | Loss and Grief with Lorraine Bell

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, teacher and adventurer Lorraine Bell. Lorraine lost her husband 6 years ago unexpectedly. Her life in some ways was instantly put on hold and then slowly she came back to life. Join this intimate and vulnerable discussion about loss and grief and finding yourself in the midst of it.       A self-taught Mixed Media Artist, Lorraine divides her time living between The Cayman Islands and Central Florida. A recent …

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The Beauty Chaser Collection | Shop Now

Beauty matters. My whole life I have been a beauty chaser and have often been made fun of because of it. I still pursued it, gathered it, and had my eyes and heart open to it. Being a beauty chaser is more about the heart than the eyes. Have a heart to truly see the beauty that is right in front of you. It is all around. I promise. There are days it is harder to find but that should …

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The Creative Side Hustle | 10 Places to Sell From Etsy to Art Markets

I get asked all of the time how I started our business. I started on ETSY and markets! Everything has grown from there! That is why I am so excited to share this! If you have a beautiful idea but you don’t know where to offer it I hope you will check this out!   My good friend, Andrea Garvey, has just released her Creative Side Hustle course, “10 places to sell from Etsy to Art Markets”. She will guide …

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The Inspired Line with Zane Prater | Begins Next Week!

I have been captivated by the works on paper and also the murals of Zane Prater for years now. His mastery of line and his ability to bring emotion to the viewer is one of my favorite aspects of his work. I have had the joy of seeing some of his large mural work up close and I always walk away inspired to grow as an artist myself. I am deeply honored to share that Zane has created a stunning …