Exploring Essential Oils | The best book on learning the basics of essential oil science and chemistry

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Exploring Essential Oils | The Comprehensive Science and Chemistry of Essential Oils for Beginners | Cole Woolley PhD

I had the honor of designing the cover and creating illustrations for an incredible and comprehensive book called Exploring Essential Oils, something I am so passionate about. I’ve been using essential oils every single day for over 5 years and I am a total nerd about them. I love learning more about their uses, how they’re made, the chemistry of … Read More

this is the year I take what I do seriously, seriously.

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McKenna Woolley | Design | Art | Photography

It’s year-three of the launch of this website, of growth as a painter, year however-long-it’s-been that I’ve been doing photography and design, and THE year I’m going to truly take what I do seriously. This year is already off to a great start and I feel like it’s finally my time to take who I am and what I can … Read More

Her Birth Story | Eleanor Lynn

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Saint Patricks Day March 17 th 2016 5:30am I awake from my regular potty-time alarm and tight tummy from practice labor/braxton hicks. I wonder slightly if they mean anything. I wasn’t too sure but noticed they felt like they did the day Emerson was born. I ignore them and go back to sleep, drifting in and out as they come and go … Read More

The Small Shop Roundup – My First Art Market Experience!

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I’m so happy to have been a part of the Small Shop Roundup! It was a great experience and a good excuse for me to pull myself together for my first attempt at doing an art-market! Now I’m ready and rearing for many more in the future! In fact, the next one is next month, Saturday July 18th but more on … Read More

Mommy’s Art Hour FAQ’s – Orem, Utah Watercolor Art Classes

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  Classes Start JUNE 13th 2015 Held every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the Month Subjects covered: drawing, watercolor and acrylic techniques for all levels. Class Bundle Options: – 10-class Punch Card + Starter Supply Set – 1st class $5 off + Starter Supply Set – 10-class Punch Card Renewal – 5-class Punch Card Renewal A la Carte Options: – Single Class – Starter Supply … Read More

5 Ways to Get Creative NOW!

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1. Do something different. Often we get caught up in the hum-drums of our life and daily grind, FORCE yourself to break out of your usual and do something different. Even if that means simply driving a different way home, a longer way home. Or instead stop somewhere you’ve never been and get out! See that ONE shop you always … Read More

“This Mother’s Day We Remember You”

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To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains – we appreciate you To those who experienced loss this year through miscarriage, failed … Read More

Abide – Completeness, Comfort & Motherhood

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‘Abide’ – Motherhood Series of 7 – Painting Seven Acrylic and Pastel on Rives BFK paper on wood panel 20×20 inches The Background: I believe that this piece was in fact the last one that I began in the series and in ways it became the gap-filler. I needed a bridge between the dark blues of ‘Overcome’ and the greens of … Read More

Eve – Heaven, Earth & Motherhood

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‘Eve’  – Motherhood Series of 7 – Painting Six Acrylic and Pastel on Rives BFK paper on wood panel 20×20 inches The Background: I came into this piece with a clear vision of the concept after I had spent an evening in the Provo Temple with my husband. Along with the piece ‘Overcome,’ they were the first paintings that I really had … Read More

Unity – Fatherhood & Motherhood

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‘Unity’  – Motherhood Series of 7 – Painting Five Acrylic and Pastel on Rives BFK paper on wood panel 20×20 inches The Background:   As many other paintings in this series I approached this piece only with a set color in mind. I began with a wash of gold. As I added more layers I had a few moments of panic because … Read More