I realise that the things I feel, will not bring fame, or money, or a career. But they give me something so much more.
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
In case I haven't mentioned it before, some of Jacob's family moved recently, closer to Wellington which is awesome, into a gorgeous, 100-year old farmhouse. It's beautiful, peaceful and quiet. It's just outside of the town and surrounded by rolling hills. If we didn't have the house we have, I would have killed for this house!… Continue reading Another summery sunny weekend in Whanganui
After struggling with the idea of managing my twins boys with paint, I finally was able to get the boys painting! I may have cried a wee bit :)My goodness. I was amazed. They LOVED IT! Really LOVED IT! Hendrik was so upset when the session was over. LOVE IT! Seriously, they took to it… Continue reading My future Edward Hopper and René Magritte
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
When I was rather young, maybe about 5 or 6 years old, I went with my family to the Brooklyn Fair. We went every year, and usually multiple times through out the fair. The rides and the games, the people selling trippy black light posters and so called Native American fashion aka feathers with a… Continue reading Art History via the childhood…
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 here in Wellington. I've had some time to get… Continue reading Week One in Wellington.
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
So many beautiful pieces. So many versions of the female spirit. So stunning!If you have a chance to check it out and support, please do!SistersFor my Sister.I love you.xo