Inspiration

Artist Shannon May Mackenzie Drew the Story of Her Rape

Artist Shannon May Mackenzie Drew the Story of Her Rape

WOW. Speechless. Thank you, Shannon May Mackenzie. This piece of art is brilliant, beautiful, touching, and so inspiring. The story of Shannon May Mackenzie’s rape now lives on in this short, masterpiece documentary. The pain and hurt that other peoples’ actions can cause us is so real. A rape is like someone robbing you of […]

Acrylic Fluid Painting Experiments

Acrylic Fluid Painting Experiments

I’ve been experimenting with acrylic paint, isopropyl alcohol, silicone oil and water these past couple weeks. Mixing different mediums into the paints makes them interact differently with each other — it can be almost mesmerizing watching them interact. I’m not having much luck with the […]

Grace Vanderwaal: I’m Not Clay Painting

Grace Vanderwaal: I’m Not Clay Painting

Have you heard of Grace Vanderwaal? She’s certainly hard to miss these days… especially around my house. When it comes to music, I want to know the artist, where the inspiration for the music came from, and I want to see them play/sing. I want the […]

For Hire: Personal Cheerleader

For Hire: Personal Cheerleader

Job Description: Someone to follow me around and offer words of encouragement on demand. Okay maybe not… that seems a little creepy actually. Maybe we can work out an on-call deal. Or… maybe I’ll just bookmark this AMAZING Pep Talk Generator instead. The Pep Talk Generator, a project by Babe Vibes, designed […]

Exploring Murals in Raleigh, NC

Exploring Murals in Raleigh, NC

Last weekend Josh and I spent Saturday afternoon on the motorcycle exploring! It was probably one of the last weekends we’ll be able to take it out and not freeze while riding so we knew we had to take advantage of it! We decided to start […]

Richard Scarry’s Books Changing For Good

Richard Scarry’s Books Changing For Good

I have such fond memories of Richard Scarry books and videos! Not too long ago, I came across this article and was excited to see some pretty awesome updates made to them.  There were subtle messages throughout these books sculpting the way children thought about their roles in the […]