7 Unique Ways to Organize Art Supplies

With the exception of professional artists with dedicated out-of-home studios and  hobbyists with the luxury of dedicated studio space,  art supplies storage never turns out looking quite as good as the uber-organized craft rooms depicted in magazines. Instead, art supplies tend to spill into common spaces, especially for those of us who paint at the…

How To Host a Bob Ross Paint-Along Theme Party

This post updated: Paint-Along-with-Bob-Ross night art-parties are on regular rotation for my event calendar as an arts facilitator- and for good reason: They are always well attended and talked about for weeks after! This style of art party is great for artists and non-artists! Bob Ross’s soothing commentary and the easy-to-follow instructions in The Joy…

how to pack for a beach trip in the pacific north west

What to Pack for a Pacific Northwest Beach Trip

  You’ve probably visited sun-drenched white-sand beaches, but a beach trip in the United State’s Pacific Northwest is an entirely different kind of beach trip! In this post I’ll be reviewing my packing tips for Washington and Oregon beach trips. Whether you are headed to the Olympic Peninsula to enjoying the majesty of the Pacific Northwest…