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In The Kitchen {Salmon Summer Salad}

One of the things I look forward to each weekend is having more time to prepare a meal. I have the time to make a dessert with the kids, let the pizza dough rise or just put more attention into what we are making. This salmon salad is one of my favorites because all of the layers of flavors. This is the perfect summer meal! Salmon Summer Salad 4 Salmon Filets 4 tbsp Grape Seed Oil 2tbsp Olive Oil 4 …

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Creative Girl: Land of Light and Shadows

Sometimes there is an artist, class, medium, technique that opens up your creative world… and you can feel your creativity ready to explore like never before. I don’t mean to brag but I am pretty excited about this… Once upon a time there was a tiny-ish girl who loved to cut, draw, and paint. She saw things in the sunshine and shadows that other people never seemed to notice. She bounced all that wonderfulness around inside her noggin for a …

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Creativity Takes Courage {interview with Danielle Donaldson}

Our first 2014 interview in our video series, Creativity Takes Courage, begins right now! ******* For those of you that are new to the blog I want to tell you a little bit about the free series. A year ago we expanded our creative network to offer free videos, new online courses, live “chats” and now interviews with courageous lovelies from around the world. My first interview of the Creativity Takes Courage series was with the amazing Stephanie Lee. The …

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Do You Support Creative Practicing? {I Do}

Sometimes you become friends with people that connect with you on such a sweet and deep level and you just feel grateful for their friendship. I have the most amazing creative talks with my friend Danielle Donaldson.  We are on the same page about art, creativity and inspiration and I always leave our conversations inspired. When I was thinking who I wanted to be a part of Studying Under The Masters I knew Danielle had to be one of the …

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The 12 Artsy Ornaments of Christmas {Let’s get creating}

Introducing a new ONLINE holiday mini workshop! I am so excited to be participating in a new workshop by Christy Tomlinson, 12 Artsy Ornaments of Christmas! Just in time to get your creative juices flowing for the holidays! I have teamed up with 10 artsy designer to participate in a 5 day workshop that starts December  5th! This class will be featured on Christy’s private website and each day 3 new artsy ornaments and home décor projects will be posted …

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Lights, Camera {action??}

Wednesday afternoon I took off for my flight to Salt Lake City. I had been invited as one of four guest artists on my friend Christy Tomlinson’s new art and craft show. As soon as I landed and got my bag I was outside waiting for Christy. No more than a few minutes had gone by and a car came towards me blaring country music.  The car stopped to pick up another person but the man driving didn’t have a …