Miracles-Happen_Facemask

Welcome to a debut of new styles of face masks.  Our newest accessory.  Last week I found myself purchasing a minecraft mask for my kiddo and really wanted something fun for myself too. There are many amazing people sewing masks right now and I will be supporting them as well.  I figure if masks are…

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Thank you nurses

At the end of March I checked in with my sisters. They are both nurses. I wanted to make sure they had the protective equipment and wear that they needed, and also do a mental and emotional health check in with all that is going on in the world right now. My sister sent me…

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nurse on front lines

Earlier this week I sent a text message checking in with my sisters, they are both nurses. One sister works in more of a clinical setting, the other is working on the front lines in the VA hospital.  We talked about our fears right now, a mental health check between the three of us, our…

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I met Renee back in early March, I knew I had to draw her.  While drawing her portrait these are the words that came to me. I think most of us can identify with them:   Looking forward, Feeling the light and possibilities ahead. Strong. Learning to trust in herself. Powerful, beautiful woman.    …

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learn to color a cardinal

For years I dismissed colored pencils, they seemed so basic, so unimpressive.  After discovering what can be done with colored pencils in 2019 it changed my perspective. I was wrong.  Did you know there are “tricks” that can be done with these basic colored pencils we’re all used to seeing?  Things that involve rubbing alcohol…

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superpower that comes while grieving

There are pages worth of downsides to the grieving process, what is often not talked about though is the secret superpower so many get. I was talking with a friend last month as the one year anniversary of her husband’s passing was approaching, “Noelle, I feel like I”m in a freaking movie, like it can’t…

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Eagle pose wall art to support brow chakra

The third eye chakra (also known as the Brow Chakra) This I admit is the most intriguing chakra for me.  Ever since I was little and I saw people from India with the red dot between their eyes it made me curious.  I now know that these Bindis are worn by women of many religions in…

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make money as an artist headline photo

  Last week I shared all about how to jump from your 9-5 into your creative business. You can read all about there here.   Today I’m sharing 10 money making ideas specifically for artists and creatives. I believe the world is a better place when we get to share out gifts with the world…

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white lights across store

Tonight I was asked the question, “How did you get the courage to drop the things(like a draining 9-5), and pursue your passion? How did you know you wouldnt fail? Mostly….how do you stay motivated when/if the future seems unclear??”   My answer is creative specific but I think it can help others as well. Feel…

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