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The August Roundup |Free Beauty Found on the Internet

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is there if you have your eyes open to it. Sometimes it will be the little things like helping your daughter pack up her room as she heads to college, a Facetime from our oldest wanting my help with his new apartment, our youngest sharing how he is feeling about being the only kid at home, spending the afternoon talking with my mom, pulling weeds as I listen to an encouraging …

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The Atelier with Marian Parsons | Instant Access

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 landscape…how she SEES the world and then shares it is one of her most beautiful gifts. I am so honored to share with you that Marian has created her first online art course for our …

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The Atelier with Marian Parsons | Registration Open

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 landscape…how she SEES the world and then shares it is one of her most beautiful gifts. I am so honored to share with you that Marian has created her first online art course for our …

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Annie Sloan Chalk Paint {Shades of Amber}

Guys, I am in the midst of painting our butler pantry cabinets and kitchen cabinets. You can follow some of the process on my Instagram account. (I will make sure to share the process and all resources when we finish) We finally decided to paint our cherry cabinets and we were having a hard time finding someone to paint them for us without spending a small fortune. Amber from Shades of Amber had contacted me telling me that she had …

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Join The Celebration {Huge Online Class Sale and Giveaways}

When we reached 10,000 members on my creative network I wanted to do something really big to celebrate! Once we reached 10,000 members I started asking some of my friends to celebrate with me and they have offered up so many beautiful giveaway products that I am so excited to share. Before I could even do this post we are now almost at 11,000 members that are connecting and taking online classes on jeanneoliver.ning.com! Can you believe this?! This growth …

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Take Your Business To The Next Level {Giveaway Too}

I have a heart for women. I am constantly amazed at the depth, quality, beauty, talent and strength of women. I had promised myself when I first started my business that if I ever figured this whole thing out (and I am still learning) that I would share how I did it. Along the way I have always tried to answer emails, encourage and support other small business owners (and dreamers). I had questions at the beginning and I wish …

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Creativity Takes Courage {Interview with Marian Parsons}

Our November 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. 11 months 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 February …

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The Love Affair That Almost Happened {milk paint}

I do not like to paint furniture. Let me say this again. I do not like to paint furniture. Now repeat another 100 times and you may be a bit closer to understanding the depths that I will go to NOT paint furniture. I am guessing that many of you are very similar to me and that is why chalk paint and milk paint are so popular. It is a true Christmas miracle when you don’t have to prep a …