Give the Gift of Art

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Do you do your holiday shopping online or offline? I love shopping in little boutiques and arts and crafts fairs, but life with little ones means that I'm generally happiest shopping in my PJ's, away from the crowds, while dropping items in the virtual shopping carts of some of my favorite online shops. My Gift Guide Have you ever given or received the gift of art? … [Read more...]

Discover the Art You Love

This post is sponsored by Do you love the art on your walls? There's not one thing on my walls that I don't love for one reason or another, and I'm a huge advocate of filling our homes with the things that make us happy, move us spiritually, or make us think. We have this dark, little hallway that was begging for something at the end of it. I had all sorts of … [Read more...]

The Artful Year: Autumn, A New eBook from Jean Van’t Hul

Autumn Fall ebook

My friend Jean Van't Hul of The Artful Parent releases her gorgeous new eBook today, The Artful Year: Autumn, the first of a new series of seasonal eBooks under The Artful Parent brand. If you don't already follow her blog, it's one of my favorites, and one of the reasons I'm blogging today. I had the pleasure of taking a sneak peek at the results of her hard work, and I … [Read more...]

How We Fill Our Home With Art {Part One}


This post is sponsored by Love your space more. This is the first of two posts on how I fill my space with art. I love having art in my home. How about you? Milestone pieces by my children, brilliant bursts of creativity from my artsy friends, and carefully selected pieces by inspiring artists energize me as I move through my day. My home is filled a mix … [Read more...]

Kiwi Crate Summer of Giving {St. Jude}


This post is for all the parents who struggle to set up enriching hands-on projects for their kids, grandparents on the search for a unique gift for their grandkids, and anyone who wants to donate hands-on fun to children with pediatric diseases.   For one week only, Tinkerlab is teaming up with the hands-on project company, Kiwi Crate, and eleven kid-friendly … [Read more...]