Creating Creative Business Shop

Art, Business and Balance + 3 Amazing New Stencils in the Shop

  Can We Talk? Nothing like starting out with the truth. After last weeks post, I had some second thoughts that I should have told you how I was being paid for featuring Heidi and her shop. Um, I’m NOT. I did that feature (and will do future ones too) for FREE. Nothing, Nada. Zero. […]

Creating Painting Shop

Stencils for Fast and Easy Effects – Video Demonstration

It’s no secret that I love and use stencils in my mixed media paintings. While many are my own custom designs, I also studio trial stencils from the shop to make sure they’re going to make your art more beautiful too. These tag shaped stencils are a lovely discovery. Because they’re graphic and distinctive, they […]

Creative Business Shop

Shine On Shops: Introducing CreateJoyGifts on Etsy

Hey! I Found a New Shop You Might Like Introducing: CreateJoyGifts You know I have my own shop (OK, shops, plural) but, another thing I love is helping other shop owners. So, I’m starting a series of shop features to bring you even more great creative supplies and materials. Our first Shine On Feature is […]

Creating Digital Art

Making Something Out of Nothing – Digital Printables!

Have you ever wanted to make something but weren’t feeling the whole plan-gather-execute process? Sometimes you don’t have the time or the energy to make a Project with a capital “P” – you just want the creative equivalent of comfort food. Yep, me too! Digital Printables to the Rescue Times like these are perfect for […]

Creating Creative Business

Your Secret Dream – Your Own Creative Tiny Business?

Do you sometimes wonder what it would be like to have your own shop? A little creative business of your own? Sort of a secret dream you haven’t told anyone about? I’ll bet I got pretty close to the truth there. Most every creative person I’ve talked to has a dream of their own Creative […]