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I'm so glad you dropped in for a visit, and hope you find something of interest on my blog. If so, I hope you will hit the FOLLOW button, and carry on this journey with me. It's always great to make new friends, and share our ideas and thoughts with each other. There is no telling what I will be getting myself into...just a fair I enjoy so many things! To name a few: I like drawing, painting, sketching, painting, wood burning, candle making, crocheting, canning, cooking, gardening, natural health, sharing thoughts and ideas, prepping for rainy days, and more. WHEW! I hope you enjoy it! And, I welcome any suggestions from you, as well.
I am a wife, a mother, a daughter, a designer (for DecoArt), and a artist (published a few times in magazines). I also have a bachelor's degree in Natural Health Science's. I have so many hobbies and things I dabble in, that I hope you find something of interest!


Saturday, February 11, 2012

Pattern Packets

I am getting some of my patterns together, and making patterns packets finally!  And, I will be making them available on my Etsy site (TinaKauffman.Etsy.Com) for those who are interested in making a purchase.  However, I will be listing them here FIRST! sure to come back and check for more information on them!  A few that are upcoming:

- Mushroom Village Painting's
- Frog Paintings
- Paint-By-Number Designs
- and more!

Looking forward to more sharing more with you real soon! : )

Have a great day everyone!


Thursday, February 9, 2012

So Many Hats!

Ever feel like you wear many hats throughout the day? Wow...I think I need a larger closet for mine! BUT, by the grace of God, things will get done when needed, right? lol

I am working on a design for Loew-Cornell at the moment, and hope to send it to them real soon. Also have some new ideas in the works for Deco Art! Hopefully I'll have something to show you on here real soon!

Check back again soon!

Hugs for a great day!


Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Fine-Line Painting Pen by Loew-Cornell

I just got my "Fine Line Painting Pen" from Loew-Cornell, and I just love it! Often times I have an issue with getting my fine lines to look straight and consistent. With a regular brush, you usually get a blob here and there, and the lines are just really tough to get to look the same! But, I think I have now discovered what will become one of my favorite tools! I'm adding a link to Dick Blick's page where you can get this if you are interested, and its on sale right now!

If you'd like to see a video on how to use this great instrument, just go to and click on the link.  You will be amazed.

I DON'T make a commission on sales from Dick Blick, just really like their service, and REALLY like this new tool! I'd love to hear your thoughts, on it, as well!