Painting a colorful birdhouse

Hello, my bucket list friends! I hope your week has gotten off to a great start. Yesterday, I had the day off so I decided to do one of my favorite things. I did an art kit. I have quite a few art kits that I have not completed yet so yesterday I chose a simple birdhouse painting kit. There where three paint colors included in this kit but I decided to also used some other paint that I had. In addition to that I decided to use a set of paint brushes that I had instead of using the small on that came with the kit. I wanted to make my house very colorful I also wanted to include dots on my birdhouse because there is something that is both fun and relaxing about painting dots. I really liked the size of this bird house. It wasn’t huge but it was large enough that I could spread out the colors. I made a video of me painting the bird house . You can find the video on my Instagram page my username is summerrockstar. Doing this art kit remined me that I need to do more of the art kits that I have in my room. I not only have fun doing them they are good for my mentle health as well. I’m really happy with how this project turned out!

Thanks for reading about this art project!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Drawing a summer picture!

Hello, my bucket list friends! Back in 2010 I started drawing a picture to celebrate summer. I did miss 2011 but other than that I’ve been doing it ever since. Today was the day I drew this year’s picture. I used colored pencils and crayons for this year’s picture. I’m really happy with the way my picture looks. I was just kind of making things up as I went when I drew this picture. However, I’m very happy to have this drawing as a part of my art collection.

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Happy flower drawing!

Hello,my bucket list friends! I wanted to do a quick post to share my latest work of art with you! On Tuesday I drew a colorful flower with a happy face! It’s a very simple but a very cute picture. I’m happy with it and the flower is happy too! Thanks for reading!

Rock On – Christina Epperly

Cupcake art !

Hello, my bucket list friends! Yesterday, I used my paint sticks again to create another piece of art. I didn’t know what I wanted to make at first so once again I turned to pintrest for inspiration. I decided to make a cupcake after finding easy step by step directions. I had a fun time drawing a huge cupcake with dots on it’s wrapper. The cherry on top is super cute. I’m glad that was included with in the instructions because it made the picture just a little better. I wonder what I will make next.

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Hello, happy frog!

Hello,my bucket list friends! Art is one of thoes things that puts me in a good mood! Tuesday night I decided to use the paint sticks that I got at Michaels on Saturday to draw a picture. I didn’t know what to draw at first so I went to to pintrest for some inspiration. After looking around on Pintrest for a while I decided to draw a frog. I found very easy directions on how to draw a frog. I followed the directions and I’m so happy with the way my picture turned out. It is so whimsical and happy looking! I’m so glad I got thoes paint sticks at Michaels. I’m excited to make more pictures with them.

Rock On – Christina Epperly

A bug on a leaf

Hello, my bucket list friends! I wanted to share my latest painting with you. Today I decided to paint a bug siting on a leaf! I’m really happy with how it looks. What are some of your favorite things to paint? I can’t wait to see what I end up painting next!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Painting Balloons !

Hello, my bucket list friends! When it comes to drawing or painting balloons are one of my favorite things to make. They are both simple and fun. On Monday I did this super fun balloon painting! I love the way it looks!

Thanks for reading!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Nighttime sticker art

Hello, my bucket list friends! On Tuesday I did a simple but fun art project. I had planned on doing a craft kit but time got away from me. I still wanted to do an art project before I went to sleep. I had a pack of foam door hangers in my closet.I decided to decorate one of them using some of the many stickers I have. The first sticker I used was an American Girl star logo. Then I began adding more stickers. Including trees,flowers and animals. I love doing sticker art projects. They are simple but fun and very relaxing. I’m happy with the way my door hanger looks!

Rock On- Christina Epperly

bird house painting fun!

Hello,my bucket list friends! I’m home from work today because I have a ganglion cyst on my foot that makes it painful to walk. I decided to use some of the extra time I had today to do one of the craft kits that I’ve been wanting to do. I bought this bird house craft kit  at Five Below. In addition to the supplies that were in the kit I used some paint and paint brushes that I already had. I decided to do this craft kit outside to avoid any extra clean up. As soon as I started painting I felt relaxed. I loved picking out the colors and deciding where I wanted to put the.I’m very pleased with my colorful  bird house. I wonder what craft kit I will make next?

Rock On- Christina Epperly

Barbie Jewelry box art kit

Hello,my bucket list friends! In my last blog post I mentioned that I got a Barbie jewelry box kit from the 90s at savers. It’s a really unique item and I can’t wait to tell you more about it. When I saw the box sitting on the shelf I was so excited about it! I could tell that the box had been opened before but I still wanted to get this kit. When I opened the kit I saw that it had already been painted. However since the paint was pretty light I knew that I could just paint over it. Most of the paint that came with the kit was used up so I decided to use some of the paint that I had in my room. It turned out pretty great. The kit did come with beads but I don’t think most of the beads that were in the kit were the ones that originally came with the kit. The beads that were in the kit were pretty cool so I was not disappointed. This craft kit was really unique I haven’t seen many that are like it. There are lot of paint your own box kits but haven’t seen any that are similar to this one that I can remember. It was a lot of fun to do a craft kit from the ’90s and it was a great bonus that it was also a Barbie craft kit. Have you found any craft kits from the ’90s while you’ve been thrifting?

Rock On – Christina Epperly