I realise that the things I feel, will not bring fame, or money, or a career. But they give me something so much more.
Oh painting. We love it. We hate it. Or rather I just hate cleaning up. But somedays it’s just a must. I am happy to say, the boys still love these paints! Soon after this though, we moved onto watercolours. Those boys are ambitious with their art! x
Are we an artsy fartsy family? …. Ooooh Yeah. There is nothing more satisfying for my boys than completing a piece of art to give to someone. They love painting, drawing, really anything crafty. So, needless to say, we were stoked to get this amazing gift pack of beautiful Educational Colours paint to try out! But not… Continue reading Educational Colours Paint Review & GIVEAWAY – Kiwi Mummy Blogs
I have always loved silhouette portraits. I imagined them on the walls of old Victorian era homes, filled with generations of families. There’s something so simple about them. But while we may not live in the Victorian era, and there are new cutting machines that make this a breeze, I felt it was something that needs to be… Continue reading How to Make a Silhouette Portrait
Some time last year, when the boys and I went to a regular learning playgroup, they had their first go with paints. I was so excited! I imagined them being fascinated, still, natural artists. I watched the other new mums with their 9 month old babies having these beautiful bonding moments over the one thing… Continue reading Suffering for their Art
Yesterday, we cleaned out from behind Jacob’s little shed. Beyond all the Wandering Willie, the random bits of rotten timber, a barn door, and a giant iron scrolled window bar… We found worms. And lots of them! There is actually concrete behind that little shed, underneath about 4 inches of solid dirt filled with any… Continue reading Dirt and worms
Back in New Zealand. Early for the Rugby. South Africa vs. Wales RWC 2011. Slightly cold and damp before the match. Wellington from the dog park. Lucy Dog. Our soon to be ‘hood. Kia Ora. Soooooooon! Not that I am stalking our house or anything… After the hail storm… We’ve had a good first week… Continue reading Week One in Wellington.
Thanks to Tamara for including my print in this gorgeous and inspiring Treasury!!! via tamaralove1@ Etsy
It’s been a while since anything has been posted to our Etsy Shop… so here we go! Emma (Detail) There are a few original drawings there, as well as some prints. If you would like to see anything in particular, please let me know. xo
I am so amazed and happy!! We’re 6 people away from 200 followers on Twitter! You lovely people rock! As soon as we are able to hit 200 – I will be giving away a signed print of Mina to a lucky follower!! Get to it kids!! Make me proud!!