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Kristie
Olathe, KS
Mom of two boys, art teacher, and lover of handmade things.
Interests: Healthy food, books, art, parenting, supporting handmade.
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Posted Nov 14, 2022 at Handmade Mom
Posted Nov 14, 2022 at Handmade Mom
Posted Dec 16, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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Advice from birds….collections of things made, found and cherished by me. Air plants, more sugar scrub and crystals are in the works…it has been exhausting but fun…I will say, I’m pretty proud of myself. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2021 at Handmade Mom
Posted Dec 4, 2021 at Handmade Mom
Posted Sep 23, 2021 at Handmade Mom
Posted Sep 18, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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This painting was really fun to paint. I’ve been hanging on to it, because it never seemed finished. Then, this morning, while I was gathering all my self love books for a friend, (Check out this one by Louis Hayes and this one by Megan Logan), I realized it was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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I went to a yoga retreat at Darling Yoga a few months ago. This was the mantra that I wrote for myself that day. It’s not a fancy painting…..I didn’t spend hours on it….but it came from my heart, in my hand writing. So today’s work of art is a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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I took one of my sisters old paintings that she made at one of those wine and painting places and I used my stencils and added some pink and white paint. Pink is not one of my favorite colors, but it is the color of one of my favorite crystals…rose... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2021 at Handmade Mom
Posted Jul 18, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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This is one of two chicken paintings I made when I was painting pet portraits. I painted 2 dogs, 2 chickens and a guinea pig. I never had a chance to paint the parakeets, fish or the hamster. Anyway, check out this website about spirit animals here. It says, “Chicken... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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50 Day Challenge-Works of Art About LOVE. I am making a commitment to finishing and posting a pic of a work of art that I have made. One work of art per day! Here are the boundaries for this challenge. 1. The work of art must be framed and/or ready... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2021 at Handmade Mom
Posted Apr 26, 2021 at Handmade Mom
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I finished another mala bead necklace....jade and wooden beads with a handmade tassel. Also, a page from my sketchbook....a few mantras to choose from. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2021 at Handmade Mom