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Watercolor Workbook: Flowers
10 beginner-friendly floral sketches with examples to reference so you can practice your painting. Perfect for artists of all levels.
Truth for Today Cards
31 Bible verses paired with a charming watercolor illustration to keep your eyes and heart focused on God’s love and faithfulness.
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written offerings on life, faith, good things and more
The more I paint, the more I realize I have go-to colors I reach for again and again. Instead of having tons of paints in a palette that don't ever get touched, I decided to streamline my colors and just add the ones I regularly use. There are so many different...
You've heard the story of how I knew it was time to write a book and you've seen the cover reveal and the heart behind the message. Today let's take a peek inside! Freely and Lightly combines word and art is such a beautiful way. My publisher gave me total creative...
Have you ever found yourself right in the middle of a thing you signed up for and realize you really don't know what you're doing? I'm pretty much there. Actually, now that I think about it, it's how I've felt since the very first days of conversation about writing a...
As the year comes to an end, this magical week between Christmas and New Year's always feels like a deep breath. It's a chance to rest, to think and reflect, and prepare for the change of the calendar. One way I love to mark the end of the year is by noticing and...
The Christmas Truth for Today cards are a delightful way to keep our eyes and hearts focused on Jesus all season long. Looking for ways to display the cards? Here are four simple ideas: string them up: Add your favorite cards to a string with paper clips (just knot...
Things I learned in year 41: God uses friendships to encourage our faith. I’m not an avoider; I am an engager. Speaking honestly and sharing my desires and preferences is a more loving way to be in a relationship than protecting myself and keeping my thoughts to...
You are invited to live freely and lightly.
I know all too well what it’s like to move through life anxiously, ever aware of what other’s think, and exhausted from the never-ending pressure to prove my worth. But I also know this is not the peace-filled, abundant life we are promised as followers of Jesus. As I discovered in my own life, God offers a much better way to live.
The story held within the pages of Freely and Lightly is this beautiful invitation that transforms lives.
I can’t wait to show you inside the book!
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the daily sketch
A year of daily art practice using everyday objects as inspiration