Classic Amy Joanne

All Things Art & Home

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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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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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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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!’

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 better way to a friends heart than with a ‘Fluffer Nutter‘ gift basket, Especially with homemade bread, peanut butter and marshmallow fluff too! ~*~ This month thru ‘Toletown‘ on-line Community of Creatives, we are sharing ‘Random Acts of Kindness‘ in Creativity. Creating this ‘Fluffer Nutter‘ gift basket, will be a simple way to share …

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Yes, my brushes will just about paint anything…..even cookies. I am pretty sure between my husband and I ~ all our worldly goods have something to do with paint….and pretty much all of our clothing has splatters of paint as well. Between House Paint, Automotive Paint, Furniture Paint, Acrylics, Watercolors, Oils, Stains, Spray Paint….and if …

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Better catch up Amy….November is almost in and your still dreaming of and doin’ October projects! This time of year flies by with so many ideas and things to do! Inspired Creative Living, October Style. ~*~ The hubby and I squeezed in (I was the go-for) a HUGE project in the midst of all the …

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