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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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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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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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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