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Set your dreams aloft! Sunday inspiration
Posted Jul 23, 2017

Open your heart.. Fling your hopes high, set your dreams aloft ~ Maya Angelou

It takes so much courage to go for your dreams. To take the risk and put yourself out there. To make the call or submit the resume.

One small step after another leads to the place of your dreams.

Keep going you can do it!

Enjoy your Sunday Inspiration video.

Supplies Used: 8×8 mdf board, Deco Art Media matte medium, a variety of paints, American glazing medium, charcoal pencil, tissue paper, stencils (vintage quatrefoil, background 2 stencil, garden stencil, pattern 2 

Collage pak get it HERE

This week’s Crash the Stash I started a new journal you can see it HERE

Thank you to all that submitted for the Creative team! I am blown away by all who took the time to follow their dreams. Now comes the hard part of selecting out of all the talent. If you made the team you will be notified by email by 12pm eastern time US.

Be inspired, create and know that you are loved!




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Posted Jul 23, 2017
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Hello there! I’m Shawn Petite

I’ve been teaching and creating for well over 25 years. About 15 years ago I found my art soul mate in mixed media, and it changed my life! I love the story that can be told by combining paint, texture, ink, paper and—really anything that you can imagine.

But what I’m truly passionate about is being your guide, walking with you step by step and helping you become your own hero in your creative journey.

Along my path, I’ve learned that the creating art also creates a healing space. Life can be messy and complicated and painful, but something about a paint brush can help heal your soul. I believe—no, I know—you are worthy of love, and I want to teach you to know that about yourself. Join me on this journey of art and inspiration!


  1. Carole Morrison

    Thank you, Shawn!! A beautiful piece with beautiful words…….. How appropriate for a Sunday Morning…… using the talents you’ve been blessed with, you are honoring and praising your Creator!! Bless you………Love from me to you…..
    Carole from Chicago

    • Shawn

      Thank you sweet Carole… I do my best to honor HIM in all I create! hugs and love!


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