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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There are benefits to having a creative mind ~ for instance, seeing things beyond what they are. It’s a wonderful tool in the tool box. And this ‘tool’ came in handy when I spotted a Pumpkin Serving Dish with a pretty scalloped edge at Dollar General. It had an ugly stem though ~ and I …

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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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Creativity has spilled over into the making of Candles ~ with delicious scents and pretty packaging to ‘warm your home and melt your heart‘. ‘Toasted Marshmallow with a hint of Cocoa‘ is our newest homespun addition…..a nostalgic scent to take you home and live in your memories.

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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