• Needle Felted Krampus Head

    I wanted to make some needle felted Krampus ornaments for the holidays. Better late than never!

  • Art Elements Bee Theme Blog Hop

    This month’s Art Elements Blog theme was Bees. So many ideas buzz around in my brain when it comes to insects. Bees are one of those insects that I do really enjoy, but can be annoying if they are not happy with you. So I try to keep them happy by planting lots of flowering […]

  • Art Elements Gnome Blog Hop

    This months theme for the Art Elements Blog Hop is Gnomes. I was delighted that Jenny picked this theme because I’ve got a thing for gnomes and love making them out of wool. You can see some previous posts I’ve written up about Bottle Toppers and Gnome Ornaments. I usually create these gnomes with a […]

  • How To Finish Ribbon Ends

    I have been selling Ute’s hand painted silk ribbons (2mm round cord, Silky Ribbon and Fairy Ribbon) since 2004, and the question I receive most is: How do I finish the ends of these silks? And instantly my brain is overwhelmed because there are so many ways! When I am looking for jewelry inspiration these […]

  • Art Elements Theme Reveal Monthly Blog Hop for October: Eyes

    Another month has flown by and it is time for the Art Elements Blog Hop for the October theme: Eyes. This is such a fun theme that I am definitely going to explore a bit more as there is so much beauty and emotion through the eyes. I will definitely be revisiting this theme a […]

  • Art Elements Blog Hop September Theme: Foliage

    It is time for the September Art Elements Blog Hop reveal for the theme: Foliage. Here is the intro post and reveal post from Caroline. This is such a great theme and I cannot wait to see what everyone shares (read to the bottom for the list of blog hop participants). Thanks for taking the […]

  • Art Elements August Theme: Octopus Blog Hop Reveal

    I love that Claire picked Octopus as our August theme (Art Elements Blog). They are one of the most interesting creatures that inhabit the oceans here on our planet. I love how they can transform their body shape and move super slinkily. A few years ago I made these needle felted octopus, and I always […]

  • Art Elements July Flowers Theme Reveal Blog Hop

    Welcome to the July Theme: Flowers Reveal Blog hop. It was my turn to pick the challenge for the month, and I was curious to see what kind of flowers were in bloom now in various places in the world and how artists would find inspirations from them or from flowers in general. My inspiration […]

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Art Elements Monthly Theme: Swirl

  Welcome to my blog post for the Reveal of the Art Elements Theme Challenge: Swirl I know that I am going to be beyond excited to see all of the talented artists work as this theme is something that is pretty wide ¬†open to interpretation for inspiration. My life every day seems like a […]

2018 Facebook Group Shows

You can find lots of items in my Marsha Neal Studio Etsy shop all the time. Online Facebook Group show links: Handmade Component Bazaar One Sweet Bead Market Ceramic Art Bead Market

Art Elements Monthly Theme: Seed Pods

Thank you for stopping by my blog to see my inspirations for this month’s Art Elements Monthly Theme: Seed Pods. I was working in my studio a week and a half ago and though that I better start on my pieces for this seed pod theme. After cruising my pinterest boards I started using some […]