American folk art painting is fascinating. You'll find it isn't only canvas art like some styles of painting, but is featured on signs, furnishings, and other every day items. Today's folk artist have gone a step further by up-cycling every day items to paint on. American Folk … [Read more...] about History of American Folk Art Paintings
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Before the days of Colonial Metalworks, Europeans came to our shores, American Indians created metal works largely by hammering and etching copper into pendants and earrings, or fashioning copper and silver into beads. In the 1700's and 1800's, the use of metal took off when the … [Read more...] about Colonial Metalworks
Growing gourds is a wonderful experience for you and your family. You never know what sizes and shapes that your efforts may produce. Just a few seeds can be enough for you to have lots of beautiful gourds to dry and craft with! Thanks to Tamara Pearce of Pearce's Craft Shop for … [Read more...] about Growing Gourds – Gourds Gone Wild!