…moths together

What a special treat we had, getting a virtual art lesson from Ruthie! The Warner boys, Kathy, and our friends the Quebe family learned how to make batik art. In honor of our upcoming Moth Ball, our subject was the Witch Moth! Ruthie showed us how to draw the moth with light-colored crayons, then distress the surface and paint with black acrylic to fill in … Continue reading …moths together

Shines together

We may not all live in the same city, but that doesn’t mean we can’t create together. For the 4th of July luminaries of red ,white and blue, decorated our tables and driveways. The McDonoughs, Beth, Anna and McKenzie, along with Addy and Estelle, created luminaries out of tin cans. Recycling in action. The process is simple, rinse cans and fill with water. FREEZE Now … Continue reading Shines together

… ZOOMs together

Beth here…. We just had a wonderful afternoon of family stencil painting together via ZOOM! Anna & McKenzie McDonough in Naples and Grandma (Ruthie) in Ormond Beach. Because if you can’t be together, why not ZOOM together! Anna loves the sunset color scheme, so as her background she blended yellow & orange & red onto her canvas. McKenzie choose a background to match her sitting … Continue reading … ZOOMs together

…..fashion designs together

What a great blog & tribute to an amazing lady! I’m loving this idea and look forward to seeing everyone’s creations. Ann-Marie here…..Estelle, Betty’s 7 year old great granddaughter has been enjoying trying her hand at some Barbie fashion designs made from balloons. She’s created tops, skirts, dresses, necklaces, headbands and even a Coronavirus styled Barbie with a face mask. Continue reading …..fashion designs together