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February 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

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 late night conversations around our kitchen table, listening to the words and music coming from the hearts of our kids, seeing little boys becoming men, Kelly dancing with Maddy […]
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The Prague Vintage Mineral Watercolor Set | Retiring the Set

We are retiring the Prague Vintage Mineral Watercolor Set. We only have a small amount of sets left and once they are gone…they will be gone!    
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Wild at Art | Brand New Online Course Early Registration

  Unlock the artist within and let nature be your canvas in Wild at art – where creativity and the great outdoors collide. Embark on a journey of artistic discovery with Wild at Art, where the beauty of nature becomes the palette of your imagination. Click HERE to register.   Discover the magic in every […]
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Faces Online Course Bundle | 7 Artists + Styles

  “Would you like to explore painting and drawing faces with me and 6 other artists? I’m excited to let you know that I’m one of the teachers on Faces Bundle which will take you through the process of creating portraits in different styles and with varied supplies. If you join before the 15th of February, you’ll […]
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The Art Books on My Studio Table | Get the Links

  One of the questions I hear most often is in regards to the art books that sit on my round coffee table in the studio. I love books and they fill our home and studio and they are a constant source of joy and inspiration for me. While I am in the studio creating […]
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Part Five | Our Home is Officially on the Market

Thank you for reliving with me the journey to our current home. It was wild, faith building, beautiful and at many points heart crushing. So many emotions came back up as I re-read my heart from eight years ago. I am reminded again that the Lord gets my attention with home. I actually can’t think […]
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The Art of Wintering | A Free Instant Access Course

The changing of seasons can always be an invitation for reflection and sometimes change. It is a physical reminder around us to take the time to notice the changes within us. Whether you are finding yourself in need of finding beauty and rest in the slower season of winter or maybe you are truly in […]
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My Favorites if you are Heading to Round Top, Texas

Come and experience Round Top with Paige Hull and Jeanne Oliver.  You will be staying at The Vintage Round Top in the heart of all the markets! You’ll be welcomed with an opening meet-up with cocktails and appetizers as we share our knowledge and passion for shopping vintage. The next day, Paige and Jeanne will take you to their […]
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Let’s Create Art + Shop Together in Round Top, Texas | Get on the First to Know List

Come and experience Round Top with Paige Hull and Jeanne Oliver.  You will be staying at The Vintage Round Top in the heart of all the markets! You’ll be welcomed with an opening meet-up with cocktails and appetizers as we share our knowledge and passion for shopping vintage. The next day, Paige and Jeanne will […]
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I am a Maker

    I guess I knew I was a maker almost before I knew anything else was true. Like breathing, I knew to make.   I was the maker on the sidewalk with chalk covered hands, in the front sunroom of the house on Center Street playing school, under the big pines writing in my […]
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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | Last Day!

  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 June 2024!   Today is the LAST DAY you can buy as many online art + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have […]
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Art Rituals | A Mini Course at Everything Art

I’m excited to let you know that I’m part of Art Rituals – a new mini course available now at Everything Art. Build your artful routines, foster creativity and get into the flow. Art Rituals include seven videos from artists where they share their unique ways of building art habits that support creativity. There’s also […]
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Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale | Only 24 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 June 2024!   For the next 24 hours you can buy as many online art + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have […]
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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 June 2024!   For the next 48 hours you can buy as many online art + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have […]
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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 June 2024!   For the next 72 hours you can buy as many online art + lifestyle courses that you want for 50% off. We have […]
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1 More Day Until our Semi Annual 50% Off Sale! | Every Single Course Included!

WE JUST ADDED A WISHLIST FEATURE!! With our new site we are able to start implementing some of the things that you have been asking for. You can now add any course to your WISHLIST. Start looking through our courses and find the courses you want to take before the sale even begins! Everything will […]
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2 Days Until our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale! Every Single Course Included!

    This year I am feeling extra nostalgic about our beautiful time here at our home and land, as our time here is coming to an end, and I wanted to include some of my favorite older countdown images for the sale.   If you are a member of our creative community and network […]
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3 Days Until our Semi-Annual 50% Off Sale! Every Single Course Included!

  This year I am feeling extra nostalgic about our beautiful time here at our home and land, as our time here is coming to an end, and I wanted to include some of my favorite older countdown images for the sale.   If you are a member of our creative community and network you […]
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January 2024 | Beauty Round-Up

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 saying goodbye to a place we have loved well, gathering Ben’s friends for NYE, just knowing my kids are all under one roof (even just for a moment), the expectancy […]
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Part Four | I Didn’t See This Coming

Thank you for reliving with me the journey to our current home. It was wild, faith building, beautiful and at many points heart crushing. So many emotions came back up as I re-read my heart from eight years ago. I am reminded again that the Lord gets my attention with home. I actually can’t think […]
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8 Years Ago | Part Three Finding Our Way Home

    *This post was written almost 8 years ago to the date. Part Three: House Three Finding Our Way Home Read Part One HERE and Part Two HERE. Part Three: Finding Our Way Home There was a calm that had come over my heart in the midst of the waiting.  It wasn’t there all […]
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8 Years Ago | House No.02 39 Acres and a Whole Lot of Uncomfortable

  (The photos in this post are of house #2 and the house I am writing about in this post) *This post was written almost 8 years ago to the date. Part Two: House Two 39 Acres and a Whole Lot of Uncomfortable Read Part One HERE.   (the photos are from house #2 and […]
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8 Years Ago | House No. 01 and the Day I Lost my Heart and Mind

(The photos in this post are of house #1 and the house I am writing about in this post) *This post was written almost 8 years ago to the date. Part One: House One and the Day I Lost my Heart and Mind   It was a regular day. That means I was procrastinating the […]
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Perfect Stocking Stuffer to Give or Get | JO Gift Cards

If you are looking for a last minute gift to give (or to suggest to someone else:-)) you can quickly and easily order one of our gift cards.  The gift card can be any amount you want, it is emailed right away (or can be scheduled) and can be used for online courses, workshops, art […]
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