Summer Art Camps

 Looking for a summer camp that will challenge your child's creative side? Be sure to sign them up for a fun week of art exploration! With more than 15 years of experience of working with children of all ages and backgrounds, Rebecca Helvey has found a passion for teaching and encouraging a love for the … Continue reading Summer Art Camps

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Mosaic Mondays

Beginning on Monday, August 14, 2017 We will begin what we will cleverly call "Mosaic Mondays" Maybe this will help us busy parents, grandparents, and artists remember that the Studio will have the doors open to the public on one Monday of every month for mosaics. Schedule of Classes August 14 September 4 October 2 … Continue reading Mosaic Mondays

Custom DIY Holiday Cards on a Budget

  Oh how I LOVE Christmas Cards! I love creating them & most of all I love receiving them from friends and family! I wish I could send them to every one of my friends & acquaintances but have you taken a look at postage lately? ... It ain't cheap ! And if you've ever … Continue reading Custom DIY Holiday Cards on a Budget

Interchangeable Seasonal Burlap Wreath

In between home renovation projects, when I'm waiting on the husband to get home from work, I  love searching Pinterest for inspiration on how to decorate my Dirty Diamond.  It's so hard when all of your seasonal decorations are packed away in storage and you really don't have the place to decorate.  BUT, I do … Continue reading Interchangeable Seasonal Burlap Wreath

We’ve Got Spirit! How ‘Bout YOU?!?!

Recently one of my husband's co-workers ran across my blog and saw that I like to draw and "stuff" ;>).  She brought a new type of request to test my artistic ability and see if it could stretch in the direction of school spirit.   I have a hard time saying, "No" and enjoy challenges. … Continue reading We’ve Got Spirit! How ‘Bout YOU?!?!

Salado- The Best Art Town in Texas and So Much More

Well here we are on a little anniversary getaway trying to get our bearings on where to go first in the old Texas town of Salado. I'm still pretty new to all that Texas has to offer and it is fun just driving to these new places. The scenery is so varied. Last year at … Continue reading Salado- The Best Art Town in Texas and So Much More

Stress and Faith

Saw this picture posted today on Facebook and it is such a great reminder for me today and everyday!  I often put myself in "stressful" situations. Partly because I enjoy the challenge and partly because it's hard for me to say, "NO." When I pray, I do ask God to guide me and give me … Continue reading Stress and Faith

Almost Famous

The last couple of weeks have required our family to take a step back from home improvement responsibilities and focus on LIFE.  With a weekly Gospel meeting at our church, school getting ready to start back up, work, last minute summer outings, etc. We just couldn't invest much time with the hammer, paint, and floors. … Continue reading Almost Famous

Taking a VACATION from your Lake Home

I know that when I type, "Lake Home" it probably encompasses a variety of thoughts into your head; peaceful, serene, laid back, dreamy, a place worth vacationing to.  But for us, the words that now come into our heads are the contrast of the ones mentioned above. I'll let you go back and insert those … Continue reading Taking a VACATION from your Lake Home