Watercolors for Beginners: Part 3 - Simple Silhouette Art

 Catch up on this series: Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Supplies Follow me on Instagram for more watercolor ideas and inspiration ...more

Watercolors for Beginners: Basic Supplies

If you're interested in learning to paint with watercolors, figuring out which supplies you need to buy can be a little overwhelming. Remember that this whole series is from the perspective of a somewhat beginner (read part 1 here). According to how much time and money you're planning on spending, there are a variety of paints and products you can buy.1. Watercolor PaintsFirst, let me talk a little bit about watercolor paints ....more

Watercolors for Beginners - Part 1: Introduction

If you follow me on Instagram, you've probably noticed that I recently started really getting into watercolors. I got my first real set of watercolors this fall for my birthday, and I've started spending more and more time painting (and maybe a little less time blogging.) So I've decided to share a series of posts about learning to paint with watercolors. This unusually long and personal post is the first in the series ....more

DIY Watercolor Polymer Clay Hearts

I've gotten a little behind on blogging lately. I've been making things like crazy, but I just haven't taken the time to sit down and share the tutorials. If you follow me on Instagram, you got a little sneak peak of these cute watercolor hearts a couple of weeks ago ....more

Geometric Heart Printable Pillow Boxes

Today I'm sharing these free printable pillow boxes. If you follow me on Instagram, then you got a sneak peak at this design. I've been obsessed with geometric shapes for a long time now, but I've only recently gotten into watercolors ....more

Geometric Mountains DIY Wall Art

I am proud to be a 3M sponsored blogger, and, as part of my responsibilities, I get the opportunity to evaluate ScotchBlue™ Painter’s Tape. Opinions are my own and additional products used in the project were selected by me.This fun wall art project combines so many of my favorite things into one piece: geometric designs, ombré, shades of blue, mountains, gold accents, and natural wood. You could create a very similar piece on a canvas, but I especially love the way the natural wood looks next to the painted areas ....more

30 Creative Gift Wrap Ideas for Kids

Christmas is just a couple of days away, and most of you have probably finished wrapping your presents. However, if you're anything like me, you took advantage of those last few days of Amazon Prime shipping, and are expecting a few packages by tomorrow at 8 PM. So for you last minute people like me, I gathered together 30 creative gift wrap ideas that your kids will love ....more

The Best Gifts for Baby's First Christmas

This post brought to you by Happy Family Products . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Lines Across. Christmas is right around the corner (yikes!), and for us this Christmas is extra special because it will be Oliver's first Christmas ....more

Polymer Clay Peppermint Candies

These clay peppermint candies were inspired by an episode of How It's Made on the History Channel that I watched a couple of years ago... on how peppermint candies are made of course. As much as I LOVE polymer clay, there are a lot of tools and techniques that I'm not familiar with, so there might be a name for this kind of technique ....more

How to Make Geometric Christmas Cookies

Recently, I got a chance to try out the Nestle Toll House Rolled and Ready Cookie Dough as a part of a sponsored campaign. I'm so thrilled I did, because they are pretty much my new favorite thing! I really love making cookies at Christmas ....more