5 Last-Minute DIY Easter Decorations

diy easter eggs

Hi friends! Happy Monday! So this coming weekend is Easter, can you believe it!? Maybe you can if you’ve been planning a family gathering for a while, but if you’re like me and the fact that Easter is actually in a week has just hit you, then this craft round-up is perfect! The following are […]

Pigment+Palette 14th Edition Unboxing & Review!

ppjan

Hi guys! So today I have the unboxing of Pigment+Palette’s 14th edition box! Let’s see what’s in here! The Products Daniel Smith Masking Fluid Crescent Cold Pressed Illustration Board Copic Black Multiliner Palomino Blackwing Pencil The Ratings: Happy Christmas Factor: 8/10 Value Factor: 10/10 So overall I’m very happy with this box! My favorite item […]

Resin Tips for Beginners

A resin-dipped paper rose sits half-embedded in a resin pendant in this necklace.

Hey guys! Happy Friday! So I’ve been meaning to do a little tutorial on using resin for a while, so today is the day I finally get it done! So without further ado, let’s get into working with resin! What is Resin? Resin is a liquid material that cures to a solid, glass-like finish.  It […]

Colored Pencil Tips for Beginners

colored pencils for beginners

Hi guys! So this video was requested by a lovely viewer, so I’ve put together a few tips for those new to using colored pencils. I’m no expert on colored pencils, but I do use them in mixed media works, however pure colored pencil paintings are not my forte. But these tips should be able […]

Wedding Block WIP and a New Book!

wedding photo block

Hi guys! Happy Monday! So today I wanted to share a few things with you.  We were finally able to find some time to go over to the States this weekend, so I finally picked up my Pigment+Palette boxes!!! I’ve got two to open, so I will open/film and edit them ASAP! I’m aiming to […]

“Love Grows” Zentangle Drawing Timelapse

Love grows zentangle speedpaint

Hi guys! Today I have a little zentangle-inspired drawing! It’s on a 4×4″ Clayboard, and is drawn with Sakura Micron pens and graphite pencil.  I hope you enjoy!   Leave me a comment below with your thoughts, and thanks for watching! -Ashley <3

Finished Baby Memory Block!

baby memory block keepsake

Hi guys! Happy Friday! So this week I finished Xavier’s baby block, and I’m happy with how it tuned out! Here’s the finished keepsake: I added a pretty satin bow, a pacifier charm, and a Swarovski crystal of his birthstone, peridot! So there’s the finished block! I also gave the whole thing a coat of […]

Salt Watercolor Technique Tutorial

salt watercolor techniques

Hi guys! This video was requested by a lovely viewer, so here it is! Using salt with watercolor produces an effect similar to the alcohol effect, but without the fisheye-looking bubbles and rings. This salt technique makes an effect that looks more like frost, or snowflakes. It would be great for a snowy scene or […]

5 Beautiful DIY Spring Decor Crafts

DIY bunting banner shabby chic

Hi friends! Happy Monday! This past week has been a gorgeous hint at the upcoming spring weather, and I’m so excited for the warmer sunnier weather to get here! So here’s a little Pinspiration to add some springtime cheer to our homes! Because surviving the dull winter is an accomplishment and the new spring growth […]

Woodland Animal Babies SpeedPaints

woodland forest babies speedpaint

Hi guys! So in this video I have three illustrations at once! I’m making a baby fox, deer, and rabbit with some cute baby-inspired quotes. I’m making these as graphics for X’s baby book, but will also be making prints of them as baby nursery art! I’ll looking into making stickers or cardstock embellishments of […]