week 1 off facebook and instagram

Here are my notes from this past week as I moved towards giving up social media for 2020 and also what it’s been like during the first week off. Countdown to January 1st, 2020.  Prepping. It’s 10:40 pm on New Years Eve. I’ve got When Harry Met Sally on. I’ve convinced Aspen to watch a…

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photo compared to drawing

I poured my heart into this new portrait of Mr. Rogers, this one took me around 12-14 hours.  The portrait is a little larger than my other colored pencil portraits (around 11″x14″).  I love being able to capture more detail in these larger sizes than I can in the smaller 5″x7″ size. I made this…

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diy patio decor

Last month I was determined to figure out how to build an oversized statement piece for my patio.  I looked through our woodpile and found some squares of wood, some 2″x 2″ pieces of wood and a few other scraps until I found some big enough to work for what I had in mind. I…

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