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Staying True To Your Own Style

Maybe it's just the sunshine we have been experiencing lately, but I have been in the mood to paint. So much so that I could have easily cleared the art store out of canvas.   I have sketch book after sketch book full of ideas and paintings just waiting to happen.  This week I did [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|colour, funtastical studios, like Dr. Seuss, my style, whimsical art|0 Comments

A Funtastical Family Portrait Experience

Recently we decided to make our very own family portraits.  I'm not talking about the kind that you create by using a nice camera!  Instead, we designed and made our own pictures.  Ok it may not be exactly as we look but I would say the kids and Steve did a great job and we [...]

By | March 14th, 2015|family fun, family portraits, funtastical studios, kids art|0 Comments

Sneak Peak: My New Funtastical Painting Line!

I have been working over the past few months on some new paintings to go with The  Lucy Collection.  Many people have been asking me to do paintings for little boys, and I've been busy working on these.   Introducing The Little Nate Line!There are six paintings in all and they all come with little [...]

By | March 11th, 2015|funtastical studios, kids art, whimsical art|0 Comments

The Perfect Ice Cream Recipe! A Fun, Delicious, and Easy Winter Treat

I have never been big on eating snow.  Even as a kid it wasn't something I did.   However, I catch my kids all the time shoving snow in their mouths!  We've all heard 'don't eat the yellow snow,' but how about eating brown snow?  Even worse right?  Not exactly.The other day I took the [...]

By | March 6th, 2015|funtastical studios, ice cream, winter treats|0 Comments

Inspiring You And Your Kids Through the Creative Power of the Sketchbook!

I love to take time each day to draw in my sketchbook.  Except my sketches are more like whimsical doodles.  I have found that taking 15 minutes a day to doodle has really changed my creativity and helped me come into my own style.  So I wanted to pass this simple exercise onto my kids [...]

Creative Ideas For A Wonderful Winter Day With Your Kids

I will be the first to admit that I am not a winter person!  I have to drag myself outside and usually my time outdoors in the winter is very short!  So as my kids get a little older I have been making them go outside for some fresh air and have had the joy [...]

By | February 26th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, kids art, snow day activities, winter fun|0 Comments

A Five Star Adventure In Juicing

Today I felt like I had an overload of creative projects.  Normally I love spending lots of time creating, but today I just felt like a needed a wee break from it all.  I kind of felt like someone who had stuffed themselves with so much food that they couldn't eat another bite!  I have [...]

By | February 24th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, health, juicing|0 Comments

10 Inspiring Ways To Get Creativity Flowing In Your Kids

Sometimes you need a little inspiration and help in order to get your kids to create something new.  So today I am talking about finding creative props that can help get the creative juices flowing.  I know that many times if I just hand my children a piece of paper and a box of crayons [...]

By | February 18th, 2015|art, creativity, funtatiscal studios, homeschooling, kids art|0 Comments

How To Create A Funtastical Valentines Day Party For Your Kids

This year I promised my kids a Valentines party!  Not every year does this happen, but this year seemed like a good time to have one.  So the planning began, starting with a few invites, and we were on our way.So today I welcome you to our Funtastical Valentines party!  Sit back and relax as [...]

By | February 13th, 2015|funtatiscal studios, kids art, valentines day party|0 Comments

More Mixed Media!

Lately I have been on a mixed media frenzy!  I really love it!  I think it's because I feel so much freedom in it.  There isn't that worry of messing things up because I just keep layering over until I get the look I like!  It's fun and to me it's a great way to [...]

By | February 10th, 2015|art, funtatiscal studios, mixed media|0 Comments