A work in progress… Love helping a friend!

     I recently had a friend of mine ask me if I would be interested in donating some of my creations for a silent auction she will be holding in July. The proceeds will go towards funding her daughters trip to nationals for pageant. I’m so happy that I’m able to help. I’ve decided to donate two different projects. The first is a custom painting. The second is still a bit of a mystery. I’m leaning towards crochet, but I’m still open to whatever idea may spring to mind. 

  
This work is entitled “Brave”. The silhouette is a mixture of acrylic and gesso that gives a lovely textured effect in person. The work is mostly in acrylic medium, but I tend to use a mixture of acrylic, pastels, ink, watercolor, as well as sharpie in most of my works. I apologize for the poor photo quality. I plan on taking future pictures with my Nikon instead of my phone. Also excuse my messy work area. The neat freak in me cringes at this very moment. I will be posting an update once this work is complete. Perhaps I will have a better idea of what project two will be by then. 

Until next time lovelies… Katie Pearl Xoxo

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Here Goes Everything!

Hello there. Considering this is the very first post of this blog, I should probably start with my name. I’m Katie Pearl and it is so very nice to meet you. I’m 31 years old and I’m a stay at home Mom. I have one son and his name is Martigan. I’m a Texas girl, born and raised. I come from quite a large family and I’m the youngest of 8 children. Well those are the basics. If you’re sitting on the edge of your seat waiting to hear my life story, you’ll have to check back every week for more pieces to my puzzle of a life.

As far as the motivation behind claiming this beautiful piece of Internet real estate, well I’ve decided to start sharing my passion. You see, I’m one of those crafty moms. I know what you’re thinking. “Another one!” Yes I know it seems like the Internet is riddled with crafters, DIY divas, and hand making mommies. However as similar as I may seem to the run of the mill “momtrepreneur”, I can assure¬†you that I genuinely believe I have something to offer the world. Honestly, I’m not quite sure exactly what that something is. Your guess is as good as mine. The point I’m trying to make is, there is always room for one more point of view, one more story, one more opinion, or one more blog. I can only hope that a few lovely people out there decide that they have room for me.

As first posts go, I believe this has gone fairly well. As a new blogger, I am certainly quick to make plans, lists, and promises I may not be able to keep. That being said, I plan on starting out posting once a week. I have not carved any of these ideas in stone as of yet, so please bare with me as I discover what works for me.

Until next time lovelies… Katie Pearl xoxo