I came of age in the 80s. It was a time when every teenage girl in my small town wanted to be like Madonna or Cyndi Lauper. “Girls just wanna have fun” was our anthem. Neon, large earrings, and funky prints were our uniform; Aquanet was our secret weapon. We were invincible. For kids, the... Continue Reading →
Never in my life would I have imagined the crisis our country is in right now. There is anxiety and stress, people are fighting for their lives, and it seems so hard to find the hope. I don’t know about you, but just watching the news feeds my anxiety monster. Everything is out of my... Continue Reading →
Some days I just need to paint. I don’t want to spend days sketching something out before I can paint. I have been looking for a watercoloring book that was made with real watercolor paper, not a mixed media paper. And, I found it from Prima’s “Princesses” Watercoloring Book at Hobby Lobby. The paper holds... Continue Reading →
There are days when art is the only thing that is keeping me together. Art therapy with floral sketches: I highly recommend this book! #NeverStopLearning
I recently finished up a 3-month online digital marketing course with Columbia Business College. Loved it! Although, going back to school later in life was an adjustment. I have two more courses lined up. I’ve been squeezing in painting and drawing when I can. I’ve been thinking about a new tattoo. The above is one... Continue Reading →
Leaves in a Stream. I struggle with anxiety. There, I said it. It sucks. It can be depressing and exhausting but I am taking steps to deal with it. Like, talking it out with a therapist. She has been amazing in giving me little tricks to help putting it an in perspective. Are you struggling... Continue Reading →
Save the bees. Save the planet. Bees are an important part of this planets ecosystem. Did you know that almost 90% of plants rely on pollinators such as, bumblebees, moths, honeybees, and other insects to reproduce? 🐝 🦋 There are 4,000 different types of bees in North America. Most are the less noticed bees than... Continue Reading →
I have a little love affair with birds. Listening to their songs bring joy to my heart. God was incrediblely creative when he created these winged, song-giving creatures. Some are very understated in color, others are whimsical and brightly colored. They are one of my favorite painting subject. Here’s some of my latest tributes to... Continue Reading →
Another Christmas has come and gone. I'll tell ya, I was creating art projects up until the last minute this year! I must work well under pressure or something. Lol Here is a recap of this year's projects. I hope you find a little inspiration and go out create something of your own. I'd love... Continue Reading →
I have created these cute watercolor magnets from some of my favorite designs, and they’re for sale! UPDATE: NEW! Watercolor magnets, original designs, 3”x3”, ultra thin style. Limited quantities available. $3.00 each. Available on Have Faith Studio on Etsy: HaveFaithStudioEtsy. Head in over to my Etsy shop to order before they’re gone!
I am in a very festive Christmas decorating mood this year. I created this Joy decoration for my front porch, featuring a pallet. The tree stumps are from an Aspen we had removed from our yard.
We have a fairly large backyard, and now that the kids are teenagers, the swing set and playhouses are gone. With all that open space, I’ve been daydreaming of creating an art studio from an old vintage camper. There’s only one problem—I have to convince my landscaper husband to park it in the backyard! So,... Continue Reading →
It's almost October, and you know what that means? Halloween candy!? Yes! But, also it's breast cancer awareness month. I designed these designs a few years ago but they're still some of my favorites. Need a little pink for Halloween? Check out all my cancer awareness designs in the Have Faith Shop on Redbubble.
The parable of the boiling frog goes something like this: A frog suddenly thrown into a pot of boiling water will jump out but, if the frog is put in room temperature water, which is then brought to a boil slowly, he will sit back and relax. Maybe swim a little. Because the heat is turned up slowly,... Continue Reading →
When I was a kid, I hated going back to school but, I loved getting brand new school supplies. New school supplies signal a new beginning; a new year to start fresh. And, it was a fun way to show off our personalities. Back in the day, it was all about the Trapper Keeper. Did I... Continue Reading →