Classic Amy Joanne

All Things Art & Home

Other than the given, Being Thankful for Faith in God, Marriage, Family, Friends, Food and Shelter, I am thankful for the gift of Creativity. For Creativity has provided an outlet for good and sad times, has been a true ‘friend’ maker, has provided gifts for giving, something to teach and share, a reason to travel, …

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Banana Bread Baby Bundt Box, say that 10 times! Have you painted on our Baby Bundt Boxes yet? (order here) The boxes are not only useful but make for fun gift giving as well ~handmade and personalized for any occasion ~ for well wishes, a new bride, a get-well-soon or simply just to make someone …

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Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too. If you have been following along for a while, you may have noticed we love to ‘coordinate’ here at Classic Amy Joanne. We coordinate art with home, fabric and paint colors, creative surfaces, different seasons, recipes and table settings, and many gift ideas, even the …

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On any given day the space between my ears is a whirl-wind of creative ideas ~ not only in the designing of a painted piece, but also in the creating of a unique surface that holds a purpose and for gift giving as well~ whether to accompany a recipe or coordinate with a candle! Ideas, …

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Country Store Christmas ~ is created with Paint & Pencil ~ the deep rich color comes from a base layer of DecoArt Acrylic Paint and then adding layers upon layers of PrismaColor Premier Penciling to finish. Would you believe this all-comes-together on top of Watercolor Paper (found here)? Yes, watercolor paper, acrylic paint and colored …

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The Zinnia Patch in our backyard is from harvested seeds ~ from harvested seeds gifted from a friend the previous year (read more here). And a dream would be to expand the patch each and every year ~ along with giving harvested seeds to friends and family. I will tell you, although I clipped the …

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Studio Happenings It’s the little things that become the big things…. that make a whole-lotta-difference…..and when it came to painting the worktable in the Studio, my heart was set on ‘Cilantro Green’ from Sherwin Williams~ to compliment all the blue, white and stained furniture, surrounding the worktable. The Cilantro Green 2″ swatch next to the …

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