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June 15, 2010


Caity O'Connor

OMG! Ok, I need that winning lottery ticket so I can come play, LOL! Wishing you every success - I'm sure these classes will fill FAST!

megan thompson

i went to artfest for the first time last year and LOVED it :) can't wait for 2011!


A little intimidated to go but know it would be so fulfilling. Seems like it would be easier to know someone than to go it alone. Oh well. One day I will get up the courage. Just starting out getting my artwork out there. Thanks for the inspiration.

Shelly Massey

Michelle - they are ALL ridiculously FABULOUS! I love them!!! -S

Shari Sherman

I Love these! You never know what can happen, so I'm hoping that by September I'll be able to register for ARTFEST and take your classes. I love the little boxes!! and I need some help with working the DAP. Seems that peices don't stick to each other. Can water be added to it?


I am dying to go to an art retreat! It looks so amazing and to have you as a teacher would be great! I am hoping for 2011 to save up!


you are going to rock artfest! i haven't been but have heard such fabulous things about it!

Jessica Herman Goodson

Fun Fun! They all look great! Although I am particularly eyeing the journal, I gotta make one of those!

Nancy S

It's been a dream of mine to attend Artfest but it's out of my price range. I was one of many people that applied for the free spot this last go-round but I wasn't selected. Someday I hope to make it there! Your work is just beautiful and I would love to take a class with you someday.


i love the boxes on the top! wow.

i am going to watch for the stuff to come up....i got your email. :)
we'll have to talk about it....
i think my sister would love this too.
we'll talk.


Ah Michelle! this is so great! I adore your show-and-tell-boxes! They are super-cute! And you know I´m weak for your ornaments! Your classes will be a huge success, I am sure! and the journals? You must have a secret formula to be able to bot bind a journal AND silk-screen a picture for it all in one day! I´ve said it before, I´ll say it again: You rule!!


I am SO there already...Artfest 2011 WOO HOO! Your workshop project looks amazingly fun! xo


These What's Your Story boxes are wonderful!!

Laurie Miller

WOW!!! Great projects. Especially the boxes - I absolutely love those. I have never been to an art retreat. I am a bit intimidated. But i am getting braver and braver every day. Maybe this will be the year.


Congratulations!! Looks like some really fun classes you'll be teaching!!

God Bless You and Yours!!!

Tonya Gray

Holy cow, LOVE the story boxes!
My 10 year old saw them and said: can kids go to art fest, too?

Meaghan "Bonafyde"  V.

WOW they are all so awesome, what a tough choice I'd have to take every class! If I had the funds come in this year I would love to sign up to Artfes this fall, keeping my fingers crossed!

montse gensana

Amazing works!!!!!They are abslutely fantastic!!!!

A big hug!


WOW!!!It's all so awesome!! I am totally signing up for one of your classes. I bought one of your little bicycle art blox last year at art fest and it's hanging in my bedroom. I love it and it would be so fun to take a class with you.

Christine Phelps

Your shadow boxes in the top picture are amazing! Good luck with your classes!

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  • hi and welcome!!! i'm so glad you're here! my name is michelle. i'm blessed to be a wife (to gary) of 18 years and a mom of two girls; alexis(16) & jess(11). i've been a full time artist for 15 years. i made my start at Portland Sat. Mkt. and art fairs around the country, and then headed into wholesale shows when our oldest began school. i love ART-ing, art journaling, running, cycling and downing junk food!
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