Classic Amy Joanne

All Things Art & Home

Creating Characters such as ‘Produce Prudence‘ is like telling a story thru design and paint. Each Character taken from a likeness of family or friends. The whimsy and charm of ‘Produce Prudence‘ come along with each addition to the design from her clothing to the basket full of goods, and of course her smirky smile. …

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Waiting, Happening, Waiting, Happening ~ pretty much sums up July. Still trying to get the ‘pre-Covid’ feeling back into life….anyone else? ~*~ Studio Happenings I could just snuggle into this corner of the Studio….wool socks, lazy sweatshirt and a mug of cocoa, ready to sew anything from curtains to Christmas stockings! We have been working …

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We’ve been having sooooo much fun creating the ‘Creative Christmas Keepsake Journal‘ ~ so why not create even more fun with a ‘Creative Halloween Keepsake Journal‘ ! So what’s this is all about? ~ Peeks your interest? Click (here) to learn more ~ this information is always available to you thru the ‘Keepsake Journal Tab‘ …

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Nothing says summertime like a goooooey s’more made around a campfire! It was always a sweet ending to a fun day at the camp grounds ~ to gather with family around the campfire and share ol’ stories told 1000 times before, all while roasting our marshmallows on a stick to make s’mores.

It is always exciting to be asked to be a part of any Publication, whether it be print or an on-line source….and it was no exception when I received an email from ‘The Pixelated Palette’ On-Line Magazine to submit a project for their May/June Issue! ‘Why yes I would love to!’

What can I say, Summer is just something to get thru….I’m not a fan. But, thankful everyday that this ‘inside girl‘ has enough projects to entertain herself…..in the comfort of air conditioning. My neighbors even send me off in May with a ‘see ya in September’ wave. ~*~ Studio Happenings The Studio has been receiving …

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It’s no secret that I love to create ~ all things homespun and pretty packaging too. Twill Tape has become a ‘staple’ in the craft closet along side of the scissors, paintbrushes, scrapbooking paper and piles of wool waiting to be used. We have used the Twill Tape many times thru-out this Blog for projects …

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Countless times over the last 35 years, I have been reminded of how awesome this creative journey is with the friendships made along the way. And countless times, looking back, I see how God’s Plan is perfectly laid out ~ all-while holding a paint brush in my hand. ~*~ A few years ago when asked …

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What makes you Happier than a Bird with a French Fry? Could it be creating Art together? If you haven’t heard, we have a fun-thing-going-on thru the Artfully Connected FaceBook Group called ‘Watch-Learn-Create‘ (click here)! It is a gathering of Artists by Cindy Harrison of Artful Webinars (click here) whom share free demos and lessons …

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