I was just looking at some pictures of what people have done with their wooden backyard fences, and I thought, what a cool idea! A backyard fence is after all a blank canvas just begging to be decorated, right? And there are so many things you can do with your fence! You can paint beautiful murals of the beach, or flowers or a giant tree with spreading branches the entire length of the fence. It can also be whimsical, or cartoon-like. The only limitation is your own imagination!Read More →

Someone who has fascinated me over the years is Leonardo Da Vinci, a forward thinker, artist and sculpter who was born and raised near Tuscany, Italy. He was born in 1452 to a peasant mother and attorney father and he grew up on his father’s estate. His learning never went beyond the basics of math, reading and writing, but he was very advanced artistically, so his father apprenticed him to a famous sculpter and painter named Andrea del Verrochio. Da Vinci is most known for two of his paintings, the Mona Lisa, and the Last Supper, which was the only fresco that he did thatRead More →