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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Seventy | Living Abundantly Creative with a Diversified Business with Jana Roach

    In this episode Jeanne is talking with shop owner, market creator, furniture designer and beautiful artist in so many ways, Jana Roach. If you have ever felt like the “just follow one thing” in your business doesn’t work for you…THIS podcast will feel like a breath of fresh air. Jana and her husband […]
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May Course Special | Foraged and Found with Auria Bohn

This month we offered another free art lesson and it was for Ink Making at Home from the course Foraged and Found with Auria Bohn.         For the month of May you can get Foraged and Found with Auria Bohn at 50% off with the code FORAGED50 at checkout. Have you ever […]
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Only Three Days Left | 40% Off One Online Course

  This is my birthday month and on May 5th I turn 51! 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 […]
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Free Art Video | Making Ink at Home with Auria Bohn

Learn how to create gorgeous pigmented inks from natural elements all around you. Join Auria Bohn in this free video and learn how to make your own natural inks from sources like cabbage, copper and cherries. Making your own inks is a great way to discover new possibilities for other colors in your work. Come […]
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Annual Birthday Sale | 40% Off One Online Course

  This is my birthday month and on May 5th I turn 51! 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 […]
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Travel Musts Shopping Guide

  I have wanted to travel since I was a little girl. I would call up the airlines and ask them how much to fly from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angles, California (or a million other places). I am so sorry to every single person that spent all of that time on the phone with […]
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Stitched Faces Limited Edition Art Kit

  We are THRILLED to offer a limited edition art kit for Stitched Faces! We have thoughtfully and intentionally curated a kit that would match the uniqueness of the online workshop. You do not need this kit to participate in the course. To purchase click HERE.   Each kit will include: *Custom JO Vintage French […]
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Brand New Pastel Sets in the Shop!

We have just listed three brand new pastel sets from Wallace Seymour! Come and look at all sets!  The first set is the Earth Color Set. The second set is Green Earth Color Set.  The third set is Red Earth Color Set.
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Poetry of Place | Join the Free Zoom

Poetry of Place LIVE Zoom with Daune Pitman, Lissa Whitlock, Chris Willard, Tim Willard and me! We’d love for you to join us for a fun discussion about curating places of beauty….or just be entertained by the banter! Tuesday, April 25 3:00 ET Here’s the link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88196891312?pwd=dHVJSmRHQ0NNUTBLVk9oSmxCY01vUT09 I found my creativity again years ago through […]
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Stitched Faces with Jeanne Oliver | Registration Open

One of my earliest memories of my Grandma Jeanne was of her gathered with our family and stitching. She would be working on her needlepoint with her basket of threads next to her and conversation going on all around her. Over the years I found my own style and creating while stitching. It has become one of […]
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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Sixty Nine | The Kitchen Table Creative Club with Jennifer Rizzo

    In this episode Jeanne is talking with artist, shop owner, author and coach Jennifer Rizzo. So often as you are building a business you may not know where to go for answers or who to ask for help. Most businesses start in the basement, garage and of course the kitchen table. Join Jennifer […]
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April 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 with my hands wrapped around a hot cup of coffee and my feet to the warm earth, a text from a childhood friend, holding hands with Kelly all over NYC, […]
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Free Art Video | Paint for Change with Stephanie Lee

Using simple tools and magazine pages you can transform your surface and create gorgeous works of art. Whether you are creating substrates for abstract work, journaling pages or more, you will be inspired to try Stephanie Lee’s techniques. Go grab some magazine pages and a few colors of paint and let’s get started. You will […]
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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Sixty Eight | Eat. Pie. Love. with Tara Royer Steele

  In this episode Jeanne is talking with baker, gatherer, author and The Pie Queen Tara Royer Steele. Tara shares about the lose of her mother and how that started a ripple effect of generosity that also helped her step into her calling in new ways. She also shares what she needed during the grieving […]
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Capturing the In-Between Instant Access | Contour Sketching and Watercolors

     I have found that the best moments are often those moments in the in between. Little amounts of time where I can be present if I choose. It is in those moments that a book slowly gets read over a month, I capture my thoughts through writing, I have the face to […]
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Proof of Life | Journal Entry No. 15

Welcome to the Proof of Life journal entry series. Writing more in general, and specifically with you, is something I hope to continue. Like many of you, life has become clearer over the past few years and there are many things I have dropped along the way that I deeply desire to pick back up. […]
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Poetry of Place | Three Days Until Launch!

  I found my creativity again years ago through home and family. Over and over again home has been the safe place to express beauty, make art, teach our children, gather others, build a business and dream of what is next. I know first hand the power of home and the place of beauty it […]
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Foraged Beauty | Live Art Workshop with Daune Pitman, Timothy Willard and Christine Willard

  Have you wanted to live a creative life, but have not known where to start? You will be immersed in delight in this workshop whether you are an accomplished artist or a total beginner. Join Daune Pitman, Chris Willard, and Tim Willard for a two-day art workshop where we will explore loose landscapes, mixed […]
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3 More Days! | Capturing The In-Between a Live Zoom Art Workshop

I have found that the best moments are often those moments in the in between. Little amounts of time where I can be present if I choose. It is in those moments that a book slowly gets read over a month, I capture my thoughts through writing, I have the face to face conversations, I […]
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The Jeanne Oliver Podcast Episode Sixty Seven | The Best is Yet to Come with Jan McCarthy

    In this episode I am talking with artist Jan McCarthy. Jan has a message that the best is yet to come and age has nothing to do with it. Join this conversation about aging, finding your stride and rhythm and creating more than ever as you get older. Age is just a number […]
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The Free 2023 Sketchbook Revival | Instant Access Tomorrow!

  If you would like to tap into some of that creative energy for yourself, here’s some exciting news. The 6th annual Sketchbook Revival Online Workshop is happening really soon. Already it’s helped tens of thousands of participants feel more creatively empowered to fill up their sketchbook pages, have fun experimenting with their art supplies […]
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My Favorites if You are Heading to Round Top, Texas

  I have been enjoying the spring and fall antiques shows in Round Top, Texas for the past six years. This show has been going on for fifty years so I am definitely a newbie! I have also been blessed to have book signings, teach a live art workshop and also speak at The Gathering […]
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Poetry of Place | Instant Access March 31!

  I found my creativity again years ago through home and family. Over and over again home has been the safe place to express beauty, make art, teach our children, gather others, build a business and dream of what is next. I know first hand the power of home and the place of beauty it […]
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What is Inspiring Me Lately | What I am Reading, Listening to, Watching, Learning etc.

I wanted to share more of what I am reading, watching, listening to and learning etc. There is so much beauty all around us and we have to be intentional to make sure that what we consume (watch, read, listen to, learn) feeds us in beautiful ways. BUT the other message I know to be […]
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