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Signs of Gratitude Sunday Inspiration
Posted Nov 19, 2017

It can seem that we are in winter alot through out our lives, but there are always signs that things will be ok, and that spring will come soon. Look for what you have to be grateful for in the middle of whatever season you are in, in your life and you will see the signs of comfort and beauty.

Enjoy your Sunday Inspiration video


Supplies Used:

8×8 mdf board, vintage and collage paper, matte medium, fluid acrylic paints,  charcoal pencil, sennlier oil pastel (white and black), Collage element window (in the shop) Cardinal in the resource library, bubble wrap and needle point canvas,

Stencils (night sky, pine cones, trees),

Vintage window collage pak

I’m excited to share my prints and original with you at 25% off! Just in time for the Holidays… the littles make the perfect stocking stuffer and I share with you in the video below how to make them truly a personal one of a kind gift.

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Be inspired, create and know that you are loved


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Posted Nov 19, 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. landrybaby

    Absolutely beautiful and so personal for me. Cardinals and Christmas have a special place in my heart. We live in the Midwest and cardinals are plentiful during the winter season. When my (now adult) children were small, I helped them write their gratitude, wishes and hopes letters to the North Pole. We would place both of them them in an envelope and tape it to the back door. I told them we then had to wait for a cardinal to see it, pluck it from the door and soar to the North Pole to deliver their letter. They were always so joyfully enchanted when we opened the door and saw the cardinal had been to THEIR door to take their letters to Santa Claus. Thank you for your inspiration. With gratitude, j.

    • Shawn

      Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful story… I am so happy I can inspired, hugs

    • Shawn

      Thank you!


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