Water Balloon Candle Making

How do I make homemade water balloon candles for fall decor

Who knew water balloon candle making could be so much fun? I recently discovered this method for using water balloons on Pinterest. So, for my fall craft blog hop project, I decided to test this out for you.   How do I make homemade water balloon candles? Start with regular water balloons filled with water, of…

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Nicole Tamarin Licensing Illustration

Peacock Plumes Collection Nicole Tamarin

I am pleased to introduce to you my art licensing friend Nicole Tamarin. We first met in person at the 2012 Surtex, and I invited her on the blog for a brief feature of her work. Of course, she is super busy doing art and caring for her family, so finally at Surtex 2013 we…

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Hello Instagram, I’m Back!

instagram cherish flieder

Instagram is one of those apps that I have used off and on for over 2 years, but only really posted a couple times every December. Their unstable TOC is probably one of the reasons that I was hesitant to use it too much. Some artists are still up in arms over this, check out…

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Playground Art Discoveries

Recess Chitchat Art by Cherish Flieder

Let me share with you an exciting new piece that came about from a summer of art play and rediscovering places I want to take my art This artwork is all about celebrating the simple memories I have from my playground days. Slides, jump ropes, four square, hopscotch, tetherball, and others were always favorites, but…

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How to Fabric Paint Fashion Handbags

Fabric Paint Fashion Handbag

This summer I taught my little sister how to fabric paint fashion handbags. She spent a vacation week with me to go to art and music camp. (She is a very talented dancer, actor, and singer.) We had a very busy and fun week, but we did find a little time to do some crafting…

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Tie-Dye Your Summer

Hobby Lobby Tue Dye Demos

Did you tie-dye your summer? Technically you still have about a month left. What a great way to celebrate a new school year with some DIY apparel designed by you and the kids! Last week, I had the honor of visiting 3 Hobby Lobby stores to demonstrate how easy and fun the Tulip Tie-Dye Kits…

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Just Peaceful – 7th Annual ArtBash!

Just Peaceful - Watercolor by Cherish Flieder, Something to Cherish

The ArtBash is an annual silent auction held in Denver, Colorado to support the Philip J. Steele Arts Education Foundation. The foundation offers educational opportunities in the arts to students in Colorado helping them realize their dreams. You can attend the live event on May 3rd at ArtHaus, 3343 Larimer St., Denver, CO 80205 ArtBash Reception and Silent Auction Event 7-10 pm

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Leather Slide Bracelets

leather slide bracelets

This week I made Leather Slide Bracelets as a part of a the Cousin Corp’s blog hop featuring their exciting new Slide Bracelet program.

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Copyright Clearance

the copyright detective, Copyright Clearance for Creatives

Let me introduce you today to the idea of copyright clearance and a professional colleague, Joyce L. Miller. Joyce, of Integrated Writer Services, LLC, is in the business of helping authors, publishers and other content creators stay out of hot water by applying methods for copyright clearance. She is the one making sure they have the…

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Saint Patrick’s Day – The Love of the Irish

Saint Patrick's Day - The Love of the Irish

As you prepare your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations, I would like to leave you with some Pinteresting inspiration from my St. Patrick’s Day to Cherish board. May you enjoy the laughter, love and luck of the Irish both today and forever.

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Bella Crafts Quarterly – Trending Thoughts

bella crafts quarterly spring trending thoughts

Spring is just around the corner. So, how do you find inspiration for your art and craft projects in the springtime? This is exactly the question that I was asked to answer in the current issue of Bella Crafts Quarterly along with some of my favorite craft designers. Also, check out the artist feature on Claudine Hellmuth. Download…

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Watercolor Markers

Watercolor Markers

Love the look and feel of watercolor, but lack expertise? Try watercolor markers! This month’s blog hop theme is “Favorite Craft Techniques.” While I have many craft techniques that I enjoy, lately I have been experiencing the joy of Koi watercolor markers. They come to a lovely tip and you can do all sorts of traditional…

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Brandi Fitzgerald: Artist Feature & Giveaway

Brandi Fitzgerald Artist Feature Valentine Give Away

Brandi Fitzgerald of Brandi Fitzgerald Fusion Arts & Photo, is one of our 7K+ members on my ArtOfLicensing.com group on LinkedIn. We recently connected on Twitter over a submission to the Art Licensing Artist’s Daily. We thought it would be fun to do a Valentine’s Day MEGA GIVEAWAY and artist feature. Learn about Brandi’s journey as an artist…

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Beauty comes from a life well lived

cherish-beauty-and-fashion-shoes

Beauty comes from a life well lived. If you’ve lived well, your smile lines are in the right places, and your frown lines aren’t too bad, what more do you need? ~Jennifer Garner

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