Archives for May, 2018

May
29

Shake it Off and Let it Go!

If you have ever been to a Painting on the Prairies Paint Party, I am sure that you have heard me tell everyone “Before we get started I want everyone to take a deep breath and relax!” Usually I follow that up by saying that sometimes painting can feel stressful for beginners but that it […]

By Amber Van Ma'iingan | Stories to Inspire You . Uncategorized
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May
10

Gender Reveal Party

To reveal or not to reveal, that is the question! If you are expecting a wee one to join your family in the next 9 months I am sure you have been asked if you know what you are having. While some parents choose to keep it a surprise, more and more couples are deciding […]

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May
09

Acrylic Paint Environmental Effects

Just because something is “better” for the environment than the alternative or is labelled “non-toxic” does not mean it cannot have a negative impact. Consider all the make-up that we wear that is considered non-toxic but that we are now finding out cause problems in our bodies or that vinegar is better for the environment […]

By Amber Van Ma'iingan | About On The Prairies
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May
01

So You Want To Try Painting At Home, But Where Do You Start?

I have a lot of loyal, repeat paint partiers and once in awhile someone will tell me how attending a paint party awakened (or reawakened) a love for painting that has overflowed into painting at home. I love it when I hear that I have been able to inspire someone to embrace their creative side! […]

By Amber Van Ma'iingan | D.I.Y. . Stories to Inspire You . Uncategorized
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