Color Blocked Terra Cotta Pots

20140421027Succulents are my favorite indoor plants! They come in so many different varieties. Ever since I read this post, I knew I wanted some potted succulents in my house. We are moving into our new home soon, and I figured it was time to make this project happen.

Project: Color Blocked Terra Cotta Pots20140419008What you’ll need: Potting soil (cactus blend), fine gravel, 3 terra cotta pots and dishes -varying sizes, 3 small succulents (I bought mine at lowe’s), acrylic paint, paint brush and painters tape. succulentsTime: 2 hours (most of that is waiting for the paint to dry)

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Abstract Canvas Art

20140430011This was one of those projects. The kind that when the idea pops into my head I have to make it happen right away. I drove straight to the craft store to pick up supplies and bought three canvases, paint brushes, acrylic paints in primary colors, and a paint pallet.20140430018Instead of rushing through this project, I waited until the next morning to get started and in the meantime studied as much abstract art as I could. This one and this one were the most inspiring. Continue reading