Painting Brick

Painting the bricks behind my wood stove has been on my to-do list for way too long. Should I or should I not? Once you paint brick there’s no going back to the original color without sandblasting. That’s not something I ever envision happening in my family room. Not to mention me with a sandblaster…

Studios –is your’s as good as Pixar’s?

Pixar Studio a2z:The letter “S”   Still in the recovery mode at my house so what’s a person to do when their foot looks like this? I spend a lot of time on the couch with my foot elevated while searching for things that make me laugh or inspire me to change things. I stumbled…

10 Creative iPhone Camera Apps Make Your Photos Pop

10+ Creative iPhone Camera Apps to Make Your Photos Pop a2z: the letter “I” Creative Live hosted an iPhone class last week on iPhoneorgraphy.  Thanks to Jack “Wow” Davis now have a few new apps  to add to some favorites. What made the iPhoneorgraphy class, even more fun, is that my friend Patty Wysong, took…

Painting to Feel Better starring Benjamin Moore Smoke Embers

a2z:The letter “F” is for feel better by painting As my faithful readers and family know this past year has been a blur due to taking a statin drug, followed by the mold season! I really don’t remember much of 2013. I do remember telling my husband we’ll know I’m better when I drag out…

Why choose 26 Letters for a Tag Line?

  Picture this: I’m sitting in a chair surrounded by people I’ve just met at the (AWSA) Advanced Writers and Speakers Association conference. Annetta Dellinger, the group leader and Joyologist pulls out a sheet of paper and says, “I’ve been visiting your website and I have some questions.” While I wait my turn I wonder…

How to use Post it notes and Washi Tape to Organize

 Organize with Post it and Washi Tape   Michelle Shaeffer.com had this amazing ‘to do’ board video and I wanted to see if I could make her system work for me. Michelle has a much larger company than I do.  My company has 3 employees. Me and Oliver and Wendell.   So I have this…

Cleaning Up with Photoshop Elements 11

Cleaning Up with Photoshop Elements 11 Using Photoshop Element 11 filters   Part of my job as a writer is to check  out what other writers post on their blogs. I ran across Liz Tolsma’s Changing Scenes blog. She had Pam Hillman, author of Claiming Mariah as a guest discussing how photos look different by…