• DIY-Calendar-Design--Mixed-Media---January-6

    DIY Calendar Design for January 2018

    December 14, 2017

    With 2018 just around the corner, I decided to create my own DIY calendar design for the new year. I have been waiting nearly all year for this project! The idea came to me in the summer, when it was too late in the year to start. So I knew that I had to make…

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    Inktober: Week 1 + 2

    October 16, 2017

    If I didn’t already have enough going on this month, I also decided to do Inktober for the first time. It’s an artistic challenge of creating in ink for every day in the month of October. The past two years I have seen it come and go and wished I’d made the time for it.…

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  • Moleskine Art Journal Cover

    July 24, 2017

    Last month I had the most perfect meet up with Lauren, the travelling artistic wonder of Lauren Likes and 1/2 of the awesome art journaling community, Get Messy Art Journal! She was in my part of the world with her husband and parents, off on a Canadian adventure. Luckily we were able to grab dinner with them…

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  • Scandinavian Flowers Envelope Art Tutorial - Fox + Hazel

    Scandinavian Flower Envelope Art

    July 21, 2017

    Getting some fun mail in your mailbox can be such a pick me up, which is why envelope art is so rewarding to do! I love dressing up envelopes for the mail I send to my friends. I usually do something easy and quick, and this way they have a little splash of colour between…

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    Watercolor Skull Painting

    July 8, 2017

    I have been waiting to share this post with you for a while now, and here it finally is! This watercolor skull painting was a commission I did about a month ago for a really wonderful client in Florida. She contacted me to paint this for her as a sort of celebration for completing her Ph.D.…

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  • How To Create a Valentine Card - Fox + Hazel

    Easy Mixed Media Valentine Day Cards

    February 2, 2017

    These cards are a fun and creative take on the usual DIY Valentine’s cards. I always have a pile of mixed media paintings stacked on my shelves, and one day I thought they would look even better as cards. They’re super easy to make and can be made with just about any papers you have…

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  • DIY Handmade Artsy Christmas Cards

    December 15, 2016

    Okay, after putting it off for a few weeks, I have finally finished my Christmas cards and sent them out! This year we didn’t do any formal family photos, but it was also my daughter’s first year of preschool so she had school pictures done. And with just our luck, I happened to be volunteering…

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  • It’s Here: 31 Day Watercolour Challenge!

    May 2, 2016

    Why are vacations so hard to leave? Probably because real life is all about crumbs, making 3 meals a day, working in my sweatpants and feeling like the weekend is a lifetime away. Real life is pretty great though. I’m thankful my real life is just as fantastic as going on vacation. But real life…

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  • DIY Quote Painting

    August 7, 2012

          The idea for this painting came about while I was tooling around on Pinterest a few months back (isn’t that how most of our ideas start these days?). The quote, “It is well with my soul” is a line from one of my favourite hymns titled the same. Never heard it? Here’s…

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