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10 Free Super Cozy Crochet Patterns

As soon as the cold weather hits, out come my crochet hooks!  It’s like an automatic reaction I have to winter.  Yarn aisle at Walmart: watch out! 
I am constantly scouring the internet for lovely patterns and wanted to share some of my recent favourites with you that are sure…

Tropical Flowers Watercolour Tutorial

Painting flowers is a great way to familiarize yourself with watercolour because there are so many different shapes you can create and so many different colour combinations to discover.  You don’t have to be a professional artist to dabble in floral painting, because even the simplest, most loose arrangements…

6 Must-Have Books for Learning Hand Lettering

My hand lettering journey started during high school with copperplate calligraphy. After a many (many) year break, I started relearning hand lettering in both calligraphy and brush lettering. While I’m still a hand lettering newbie, here are my top six books that I use all the time for tips,…

Bunny Ear Floral Crown Tutorial

 

Looking for a super cute, super easy and super cheap craft for spring? Make a floral bunny ear crown headband! It took me no time at all and I used what I had on hand. The materials were purchased at the dollar store so I can estimate the entire…

How To Paint a Wild Mushroom

I’ve added a new painting video to the Wonder Forest YouTube channel for all of you aspiring artists!  This time, I decided to record my process of creating this wild mushroom in watercolours.  This mushroom was painted in layers, working from light to darker values and drying with a…

DIY Watercolour Painted Marble Mugs

If you’re looking for a project that is easy and cheap but looks like something you might buy in a store, I’ve got the perfect one for you!  These watercolour painted mugs have a marbled effect and are also dishwasher and microwave safe. 
The main thing I wanted to achieve…