Thursday, April 10, 2014

Butterfly Tiaras

 Butterfly Love...

 I've been in the studio using my photos to create beautiful butterfly tiaras perfect for weddings or a gift for the butterfly lover.  I have many butterflies to choose from so a custom tiara can be made just for you.  Check out the tiaras and other butterfly love creations at my etsy site.

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Gifts from the Garden Art & Tasting Workshop

 Gifts from the Garden Art & Tasting Workshop

Sunday, April 27th
1:00 – 3:00
Los Osos, California - just down the road from beautiful San Luis Obispo, CA
Teacher – Joan Fee

This workshop has it all!  Shoes, gardening, creativity and tastings at the end!

Mixed Media Artist, Joan Fee will show you how easy it is to create adorable shoe succulent gardens. You’ll use a fun decoupage technique to decorate a shoe to your hearts content with decorative papers and magazines. Joan’s even providing the succulents so you’ll take home a completed Succulent Shoe Garden!

We’ll have a little time while we wait for the decoupage glue to dry so we can plant the succulents, so we’ll create sugar hand scrubs that make your hands feel amazing! They are quick to make and we'll be adding scents of yummy lavender or lemon from local gardens.  

Rosemary Salt adds a perfect touch to focaccia bread or your savory dishes.  Joan will show how easily you can whip this up at home, package it up in a cute container and it's ready to give to the cooks on your gift list.  You’ll receive a sample and the recipe to create this at home.
This Gifts from the Garden Art and Tasting Workshop ends with a demonstration on how to simple it is to make yummy Limoncello. We’ll even have a little tasting and discuss ways to use Limoncello for entertaining. 

Give yourself the gift of an afternoon of creativity and fun.  Other fun gardening projects are included in the workshop.  Get all of the exciting details and sign-up at

Friday, April 04, 2014

Wedding Ideas

I'm so excited to be attending one of my nephew's weddings tonight.  It's at a beautiful winery with a stately Kentucky barn.  Being a creative person, I can't wait to see all the decorations!   But first, we're celebrating my sister-in-law's birthday before the big event.  Lots of celebrating in my family...

Friday, March 28, 2014

Succulent & Shoe Love!

Gifts from the Garden Workshop

I'm still working on the projects for my Gifts from the Garden Workshop but had to share these cute succulent planters we'll be making.  I used a new waterproof decoupage medium that's a great find - it doesn't bubble or wrinkle the paper and it's super waterproof - I can't wait to make more things!

Come join me for a relaxing Sunday afternoon on April 27th on the beautiful Central Coast of California to make your own Succulent Shoe - I even provide the succulents.  There are other projects we'll be making so I'll post those soon!  Send me an email and join the fun!

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Mixed Media Ideas

We had a fantastic mixed media workshop last night.  I showed the basics of decoupage then let the students find things from my stash and they went to town decorating wood boxes.  They are all so unique!

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Mixed Media Workshop

As I am getting ready to teach a mixed media workshop tonight, I realize that I've been creating mixed media for years but I never called it that.  When I was a designer on the Aleene's Creative LivingTelevision Show I was assigned a particular product to use in my project.  I would make a project but always added several elements or layers to it to make it interesting. Whether it's called crafting or mixed media it's fun to be creative and add your own twist to any project.  I've told the students tonight there are no rules so I'm excited to see what they create from the items in the treasure chest they get to pick later tonight or tomorrow of their creations. Can't wait!

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Mosaic Madness

Loved being with creative friends and designing with mosaics!  Can you guess which one I made?