I'm Jill B. Tucker. Artist, writer, speaker, teacher, business owner, wife, mom and avid swimmer. I wear many hats as I'm sure you do. Welcome to my crazy, messy, imperfect, colorful world! Let's be friends! Kick off your boots and stay as long as you'd like. Browse through the Shop. Laugh along with me as you read the Blog. Oh! And don't forget to subscribe to the blog because hey, free stuff. Don't be a stranger!
Okay seriously? Our weekday afternoons are rushed with homework and much shuttling of children. Rushed, with papers and afternoon snacks wrappers flying and you know how it is, moms. A certain kind of chaotic mess. Yesterday afternoon was a different kind of mess. We stayed home. No one had homework. My painter-boy Bode and I literally ran to grab the paints and get outside. The kiddos see me painting large canvases outside with different objects like cups and brayers and dozens of … [Read More...]
interesting 4th of July-themed t-shirts, make new one, and also use old pictures of the tie-dyeing we did The kids and I wait to tie-dye until the weather warms. It's definitely an outside craft! Every year, tie-dyeing is a messy, imperfect, laugh-and-cool!-inducing day of crafting. And every year we look forward to all the laughter and imperfections. Here is a throw-back to two summers ago when we tie-dyed in our front yard all day long and no one seemed to think we were weird. … [Read More...]
Each strand is one-of-a-kind and in this case--more is better! Handmade fabric beads, fair trade beads and other beads hand-picked in Manhattan's Garment District. Strung on durable stretch-cord. Fair trade Ugandan beads help women learn their craft and how to run a business. Pair these three necklaces with your little black dress for a night on the town or your favorite t-shirt and jeans for a morning at the farmer's market. Wear them separately or together multiple necklaces for an edgy … [Read More...]