Category: Encouragement

Handmade Recycled Paper Bowl and The Sustainable Souls Project Hastypearl

Handmade Recycled Paper Bowl and The Sustainable Souls Project Hastypearl Welcome, All! It’s a great day to have you along, as I am presenting my Handmade Recycled Paper Bowl, as my May Art for The Sustainable Souls Project. The theme this month is, Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle. I’ve had my engines revved for this one, and […]

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Happy Mother’s Day: Sometimes A Loaded Statement Hastypearl

Happy Mother’s Day: Sometimes A Loaded Statement Hastypearl I used to use the phrase, Happy Mother’s day with one point of reference. Of course, it was My point of reference. It one time surprised me out of my small world, when I read how much for some, that statement brought sorrow. I felt reprimanded. In […]

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A Short Papermaking Video Hastypearl

A Short Papermaking Video Hastypearl Hi All! Have you ever tried something and not had any idea if it would work? Well, you are living that with me right now. I spent the last day in and out, playing with making paper. It was great and I am really happy with the results. So, the […]

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Yesterday, Was One Of THOSE Days…Hastypearl

  Yesterday, Was One Of THOSE Days… HASTYPEARL Hi All…How are You? Good day? Crazy day? Challenging day? One of THOSE days? You KNOW the kind of day. OK, so mine was purple, and yours was ORANGE. They are all different… I mean, what we each deal with varies, but is Still significant to us. […]

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An Easy Metal Letter Stamping Step By Step, For You ! Hastypearl

 An Easy Metal Letter Stamping Step By Step, For You ! Hastypearl Have you ever tried your hand at Metal Letter Stamping? I guess that’s a little misleading, because truthfully, this method is  great for stamping other substrates, as well. I’ve stamped sheet metal, leather, wood, cardboard and even paper. If you are using another […]

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Hastypearl: A Home Walk Through Done In Vignettes

Hastypearl:  A Home Walk Through Done In Vignettes Just about everyone has heard of Instagram, Flicker, Tumbler or Pinterest. You probably are on them. I love Instagram and Pinterest, myself, but I only let myself pick two. (You can pop over to either, from the links provided on the right side of this page.) I was […]

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Artist Question: Does What We See Inform Our Art or Does What We Create Inform What We See ? Hastypearl

Artist Question: Does What We See, Inform Our Art or Does What We Create, Inform What We See ? Hastypearl Pretty good questions, don’t you think? I started thinking it about it when I recently rewrote my Artist Statement. I kind of redo it every time it is asked for 😉 I guess it’s a […]

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Art Journals, Avocados and Biogas; What Do They Have in Common? April Sustainable Souls Hastypearl

Art Journals, Avocados and Biogas: What Do They Have in Common? April Sustainable Souls Hastypearl Welcome to April’s Sustainable Souls topic; Alternative Energy, Solar, Wind, Water and Biogas. I felt I was familiar with the first four on the Sustainable Souls list for April, and thought that I needed to know more about the topic, […]

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Easy Book Binding Technique Hastypearl

Easy Book Binding Technique Hastypearl Bookbinding. What a world ! There’s an endless amount of Book Binding Technique stitch choices out there. Some are so complicated, that even holding your tongue just right, doesn’t help ; ) Short of using a stapler, what I’m going to show you how to do…The Pamphlet Stitch…has got to […]

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Morning Glory Vine and Ginger 2 Easy Projects for Your Garden or Patio Hastypearl

Morning Glory and Ginger 2 Easy Projects for Your Garden or Patio Hastypearl When it’s Spring, we all seem to have LOADS of extra energy, hope and imagination and want to get surrounded by color as fast as possible, right? Well, for years, I have gotten the Most, from a tiny investment with these two […]

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