Happy New Year!

Wishing you a very Happy New Year and a great start to 2016! Need some ideas to help pass the time before kids go back to school on Monday? Check out these fun New Year’s craft projects!

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Holiday Gift Guide: Organizers For Artists

Santa_Blue_Pkg._2s_Fabian_QSince it’s the time of year when holiday shopping is in full gear, it seems like a good time to come up with some great gift ideas for artists. This is the first in a series of posts to help any of you with artist-types on your holiday shopping lists!


The final artist gift guide installment suggests a few gifts to help the artists in your life get organized. Are the art supplies taking over their studio? Perhaps they could use more storage ideas. Here are some creative, practical ideas that make great organizational gifts for artists. Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guide: Sketch Box

Santa_Blue_Pkg._2s_Fabian_QSince it’s the time of year when holiday shopping is in full gear, it seems like a good time to come up with some great gift ideas for artists. This is the first in a series of posts to help any of you with artist-types on your holiday shopping lists!


This gift guide includes everything I recommend to include in a Sketch Box. This box will be filled with some of the basic sketching tools your artist friend will need when they are ready to make that next big idea come to life! Great for artists of all ages and levels, especially beginners, these tools are perfect to set any artist on the right path. Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guide: For Artists

Santa_Blue_Pkg._2s_Fabian_QSince it’s the time of year when holiday shopping is in full gear, it seems like a good time to come up with some great gift ideas for artists. This is the first in a series of posts to help any of you with artist-types on your holiday shopping lists!


There are so many things you can buy artists; it can be difficult to narrow it down to just a few items. In addition, buying artists the tools of their craft can be overwhelming, since there are many brands, and artists are often very specific about their tools. (I know I am!)

With that in mind, I thought of a variety of accessible ideas anyone can get that the artists in their lives will enjoy, without needing to know anything about brands, pencil weights or PMS color values! Continue reading