Category Archives: Wall Art

plaques, paintings, signs, mixed media

Cardboard Mixed Media – Something New, Something Old

I love mixed media.  If you are not familiar with mixed media, it just means no limits on materials and mediums.  You can use paint, ink, markers, pastels, transfers, and you can use canvas, wood, metal, cardboard.  You can layer … Continue reading

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Pallet Art

I have been busy in “the dungeon” (the garage) preparing pallets for painting.  Pallets render beautiful wood that is perfect for distressed signs.  The older and shabbier the wood the more beautiful it seems to be.  My only complaint would … Continue reading

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Owl Mixed Media

I got a chance to step out of my comfort zone this week trying to match a nursery for a baby gift.  I generally stick to a vintage look like floral and damask, but this needed some harder contrasts and … Continue reading

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More Paper Dolls

These just do not get old!  So glad I Pinned this idea to do later!  Here are 3 more!

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More Paper Matted Art

I told you I would make more.  Thank you Pinterest for posting how to make these little hangers out of paper clips.  These pieces went much faster since I already had some idea what I was doing. I am still … Continue reading

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Post Card Painting

Paint post card markings and writing over a painting.

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Paintings with lettering

To achieve print like lettering on these thematic paintings I used freezer paper, printed the saying in reverse, and transferred them onto the finished painting. Sadly, they were not dark enough to stop there, so I traced over them with … Continue reading

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Patchwork Wall

Whether you like lots of color or more vintage earth tone, we all wish we could get more of those yummy scrapbook papers. With this project you can see it everyday. My friend saw this idea in a salon and … Continue reading

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Mixed Media on Canvas

This was an experiment that I am going to be refining for a future class. It is acrylic paint on canvas over paper cutouts for texture and then silk flowers for the center piece. I used rocks with wire for … Continue reading

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