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Meet Our Newest Member of Team JO | Diane Reeves

We have the most incredible men and women that are a part of Team JO! They do so much behind and in front of the scenes to serve our customers and to support me. All that we put out into the world would not be possible without these incredible and talented team members.  The newest member of our team is Diane Reeves and you will see her whenever you come to a live workshop at our home and studio, she …

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Early Registration Has Just Opened! Flower Parade with Kate Thompson

The prolific Kate Thompson is back on our creative network with a gorgeous new online course! We are the luckiest to be able to offer her talents, techniques and unique ideas to all of you! Kate is an exceptional teacher with out of the box techniques that help each one of us get out of our head and to create work that is all our own. Early Registration is now open for Flower Parade with Kate Thompson is open for …

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Live on Monday! Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax with Jeanne Oliver

Let’s start 2020 off with new techniques, layers, and marks to use within our art! Using oils and cold wax you will learn so many new possibilities within your art whether you are working with paper, wood, plaster, vintage paper and more! We are doing something completely different for this course and we hope you love it as much as we do. This next course will begin, go live, you will have access to all of it in… one month! …

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

We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until June 2020! For the next 24 hours we are having our Semi Annual 50% off Online Class Sale! USE CODE: JO50 This is the perfect time to stock up on all of those online classes that you have been dreaming about taking. We have so many courses that are on sale for the first time! Our creative network has some of the most incredible artists around and …

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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | Art + Lifestyle Online Workshops

We only do this twice a year and this will not happen again until Summer! For the next 48 hours we are having our Semi Annual 50% off Online Class Sale! USE CODE: JO50 This is the perfect time to stock up on all of those online classes that you have been dreaming about taking. We have so many courses that are on sale for the first time!   Our creative network has some of the most incredible artists around …

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

  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! When you see the countdown coming that means IT is almost here! TWO days until our semi-annual 50% off online course sale! (the only courses not included in this sale are Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax and Creatively Made Business). This sale allows you to buy as …

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

    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! When you see the countdown coming that means IT is almost here! THREE days until our semi-annual 50% off online course sale! (the only courses not included in this sale are Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax and Creatively Made Business). Who doesn’t like to have snow …

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

  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! When you see the countdown coming that means IT is almost here! FOUR days until our semi-annual 50% off online course sale! (the only courses not included in this sale are Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax and Creatively Made Business). Today Ben and I are kicking off …

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Ten Things That Defined This Decade In My Life + Business

    1. All of the things that made me weird growing up are now the things that make our life and business. I was the kid making up plays, gathering the neighbors, writing poetry under a tree (no one needs to read those), writing songs, designing clothing and randomly calling the airlines to see how much it would cost to fly to California. Being a creative kid in a small rural town can be hard. Sports were king and …

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16 Days Until Early Registration Ends and Underneath Will Begin! | Get The Early Registration Pricing

I have been dreaming up this course for the past year and my wish was to capture my ideas in time to create with you first thing in 2020! We are doing something completely different for this course and we hope you love it as much as we do. This next course will begin, go live, you will have access to all of it in… one month! Eek! Go grab your supplies and clear out your January because we are …

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Our Whole 2020 Live Studio Workshop Schedule | Just Announced!

When we bought this home and land almost four years ago it was for the gathering of creatives and non-creatives alike. We knew it was to be a gathering place and it has fulfilled that desire and promise over and over again. We are so excited to announce our full 2020 studio schedule. For many our studio workshops are a yearly journey and maybe you have been waiting for the right event to make your own trip here.  Our schedule …

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Gifts For Artists | Give The Gift of Creativity

  I love looking for gifts for people I love throughout the year and it is the most fun to share some of our favorite things that we use in our day to day life. I love being surrounded by things that are beautiful and useful. I believe the two can go together and I have gathered some really wonderful gift ideas to give your favorite creative.   1. I don’t know the volume of clothes I have destroyed over …

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Early Registration Has Just Opened! Underneath | Oil + Cold Wax with Jeanne Oliver

I have been dreaming up this course for the past year and my wish was to capture my ideas in time to create with you first thing in 2020! We are doing something completely different for this course and we hope you love it as much as we do. This next course will begin, go live, you will have access to all of it in… one month! Eek! Go grab your supplies and clear out your January because we are …

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Hot Toddy Kits | What We Give Our Neighbors at Christmas

  We are surrounded by some pretty incredible neighbors but with all of the acreage between our homes, you have to go out of your way to connect and to see one another. That is probably why we are all out here and I would guess that most of us out here like having that privacy. Can you say introverts unite? I also think we are so lucky to have six incredible families that surround us that we get to …

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Free Printable Christmas Poster + Gift Tags

Thank you for another incredible year creating and journeying together! 2020 has so much goodness promised already and I can’t wait to grow together as artists and individuals. It is such an honor to stand beside you and create this creative life together. Thank you! We have created a small gift below of gift tags and a poster that perfectly proclaims how my heart feels about the gift of Christ. Please download your free tags and print and share with …

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Wrapping Up Your Gifts | French Linen, Feathers, Moroccan Bells and Pine

    Wrapping up gifts for those that I love is half of the fun of giving. This year I am wrapping gifts in vintage French linens but you could also use yardage of any fabric you have on hand or use vintage linens. Vintage napkins are very generous in size and will be large enough for most small to medium sized gifts. I wanted to share my sources for the gift wrap materials I used in our latest Holiday …

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Shop Our Home | Favorites From Our Holiday Home Tour!

  We loved sharing our home dressed up for Christmas and your feedback is always the sweetest.  We always get so many questions about our home, how we decorate and how to create a home that looks modern but feels cozy at the same time. I think creating home is a gradual and beautiful process but I think there are some key elements that bring that cozy and modern feeling together. We have gathered some of our favorite things from …

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New Interview with Jamie Ridler Studios | All About Creativity, business and home!

I recently had the honor of being interviewed by Jamie Ridler of Jamie Ridler Studios. We talked business, creativity and home.  Jamie Ridler: You teach many art classes and also run a beautiful hub rich with inspirational creative classes. In your experience, what’s the greatest hump people have to get over to fully embrace their creative gifts? Jeanne Oliver:  I love that you are asking this because the whole purpose of our creative network is to make it easier for people …

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2019 Holiday Housewalk

  I have been fortunate enough to be a part of Jen Rizzo’s Holiday Housewalk almost as long as I have been blogging. It is the sweetest honor to be asked again to share our home along with so many incredible design and DIY bloggers! I am an artist, business owner and homeschool mom so I am usually capturing our home with my phone. I dusted off the real camera for this post and I can’t wait to check out …

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Live Tomorrow! Less is More | Watercolor Animals with Lexi Grenzer

A life that is lived is what I saw when I was first introduced to Lexi Grenzer. I saw an artist capturing her day to day life through watercolors, a teacher finding ways to make painting and creativity approachable, a woman connecting always with her family and the world around her through good foods, home and gathering. Her love of life is what first captured my attention about her. I am so thankful that Lexi said yes and that we …

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Live Tomorrow! Show Up and Shut Up: Strategies of an Insecure Artist with Carolina Della Valle

I am so honored to once again share with you an artist creating an online course with us that has never offered an online workshop before anywhere! It is one of my greatest joys to get to collaborate with an artist doing something new and fresh! I love that this brand new workshop with Carolina Della Valle is all about working through our insecurities as creatives and by showing up we quiet those voices! This is a lesson that I could …

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All Home Online Courses On Sale | Just In Time For The Holidays

Thanksgiving is almost here and for many this is the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. The day after Thanksgiving we go as a family to get our tree and each year the decorations get simpler and the meaning of the holiday becomes more known. We open our home more than every before and we are learning that gathering others is one of the sweetest ways to love others around us. We would like to offer you 40% off …

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Guest Basket | Your Guests Will Feel Loved On!

    Opening our doors and loving on those in our lives is such a sweet gift. The more I gather the more I learn how important it is and that so many just want to be invited. Invited into community and authentic relationship and the joy that comes from that. The holidays are right around the corner and one thing we do in our home for company is to place a guest basket in the room where they are …

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New Free Art Video: Woodland Girl Ornament with Jeanne Oliver

  We have just added another free video to our creative network! Today we have released  Woodland Girl Ornament with Jeanne Oliver. This video is one of the first things Jeanne ever taught online and it is such a fun project. This is an oldie but goodie and we hope you love it. This free video gives you a taste of the course, Woodland Girls {and other natural curiosities} and we hope you will join us for the full class! …