It’s a 45,000 Facebook fan SALE!!!!!


Have I mentioned lately I have the BEST Facebook fans on the planet?  No seriously, I've seen them almost throw down with total strangers who don't like our painting.  LOL!  I love my Facebook fans!!! I had promised that once my Facebook page hit 45,000 fans that I would do another sale on all of my DIY e-videos and that day is here! And so, all day Friday, April 18th, my videos are 40% off using the code GOODFRIDAY at checkout.  All the … [Read more...]

DIY Growth Chart Ruler


Every time I post a picture of the growth chart ruler that we have made, I get tons of questions asking how to make them.  It's so, so easy that I'm not even sure it's worth a blog post! But, I'm going to give you all the details so you can make your own! First and the hardest thing is to find  a piece of barnwood.  In Kansas City where we live, this is a hot commodity!  Thankfully, one of my FB fans found me a bunch of wood from a barn … [Read more...]

NEWSFLASH: my new DIY videos are available today!!!!

Champagne Damask 3

You have all blown me away with your response to my DIY e-videos!  Have I mentioned lately that my Facebook fans are THE BEST????  I can't thank you enough for your purchases and your feedback and your willingness to help us work thru the kinks in the ordering process.  We have been busy working and the DIY page of my site now looks a little different, the ordering process has been simplified and the way you view the videos once emailed to you … [Read more...]

My saddest St. Patrick’s Day parade and how it freed me


  It was St. Patrick's Day, 1999.  Doesn't that just sound like eons ago?  And yet, I can remember it like it was yesterday. It was my first day at a new job.  I had been hired at an "up and coming" telecommunications company as a software developer.  They had offered me a generous salary.  And a pager (back then that was the and a little security card that I had to swipe to get into my department.   I felt semi-important … [Read more...]

Setting work boundaries: a.k.a “When Jen got her groove back”


Ok so business is good. Business is really, really, reaaaaaaally good.  And I say that not to boast, but to try to explain how things have so quickly gotten way out of hand in my world. My social media numbers are up almost 35,000 new people on my FB page in 9 months.  I have several new girls working for me.  I've been asked to be a guest speaker at the Kansas City Home and Garden Show.  I've been asked to be on TV again in the next few … [Read more...]