Showing posts from April, 2015

21 Questions That Changed My Life

by Andrea Mulder-Slater The best-laid plans are doomed to fail. As you may or may not know, I began 2015 with the goal of painting/drawing a coffee cup each and every day for the entire year. #ACoffeeADay Three hundred and sixty-five cups!   I was chugging along... drawing, painting, Tweeting, Facebooking and Instagramming - well on my way to completing month two of the project - when I did something that would forever change the course of history. Well, not YOUR history. Just mine, mostly. I came across a note on a friend’s Facebook page. The note was called 21 Questions to Ask Your Child and like a happy-go-lucky puppy, I did it. Here's how my daughter responded...   1. What is something I always say to you?  I love you. 2. What makes me happy? I make you happy. 3. What makes me sad?  When I get hurt. 4. How do I make you laugh? By dancing funny. (I don't try to dance funny, but whatever.) 5. What was I like as a child? I would

Glitter is the spawn of Satan

by Andrea Mulder-Slater When I say glitter, what images come to mind? Yes, it’s dark and it’s disturbing, but whenever I see glitter, I want to take it home and craft the hell out of it. This week on The Art of Childhood , you can read all about my love affair with glitter. Ryan Gosling is (sort of) involved. Read it here: A Love Letter to Glitter, the Herpes of Craft Supplies