Classic Amy Joanne

All Things Art & Home

Sometimes as Creatives we ‘go the round about way’ just to be creative…. to have something be handmade instead of store bought. (why spend $10, when you can spend $100 making it, ~ if you are a creative you get it)

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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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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