Thanks Apartment Therapy!!!

Woohoo! I was super excited last night when a friend informed me my DIY Paper Mache Fox Head Tutorial was featured in one of Apartment Therapy's recent posts! Above is a more detailed photo of my most recent fox before he went on to his new home. The fox, giraffe and lamb where definitely the most talked about heads at the Art Market. I'm so grateful for all of the positive feedback I've gotten! I'll be working on some new heads over the holidays, so stay tuned for updates on my … [Read more...]

Art Market Awesomeness!

Last Saturday I had a wonderful time at the Elder Street Art Market!  I have gone to this market for the last few years and have always thought to myself, "I should do this."  So, this year I took the plunge and reserved my booth in October.  I think I really decided to do the market after I went to the Influence Conference in September though.  Seeing what others had created and listening to their inspiring stories at the conference helped me stop making excuses and start moving … [Read more...]

DIY Tutorial – Paper Mache Animal Heads

Specifically a zebra head! Meet Zebulon, Sean named him while I was woking on him one day and it stuck. This summer I had the idea of doing a mounted head as an art project and after searching the internet for a while I came upon Lil Blue Boo's Blog (which is super great by the way!) and her Unicorn Paper Mache Animal Head Tutorial. I used her newspaper and masking paper construction method to build the basic shape of the head, and let me tell you, paper towel paper mache is the way to … [Read more...]

DIY Tutorial – Paper Mache 3D Letters

Or, if you want to be fancy pantsy about it, Papier-mâché. I decided to make some 3D letters for my classroom this summer after seeing Mrs. Nights Artroom posted on Pinterest. I went shopping first trying to find letters that I could buy and then just decorate, but after looking around and letters that were big enough for what I needed were out of my price range, so I decided to make them myself. The process was easy and cost me under $10! I started off by drawing each letter nice and … [Read more...]

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