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How To: Paint By Numbers

How To: Paint By Numbers We think that painting your own DIY Canvas can be an incredibly therapeutic and satisfying experience and if at the end of it, you get something new to hang proudly in your home at the same time, it’s a win all round!   You may have ordered something fun from our Paint By Numbers / DIY Canvas collection and are now wondering to yourself, “What is the best way to paint my new canvas?” Luckily, we’ve put together a handy beginners guide to paining a DIY Canvas to get you started.   Some handy tips before you begin:  Find a nicely lit area to start on your painting so you can see your work clearly. Make sure your surface...

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Art Therapy: Creative Ways of Releasing Stress

STRESS! STRESS! STRESS! Reading the word itself gives you it. Whether it be from your finances, career, self - imposed expectations, family, life, or maybe all the above, anxiety disorders are the most common illness in the United States. This illness affects 40 million adults >18 years old or nearly 18.1% of the population from small day to day activities or even larger illnesses.  The increased use of the term "Art Therapy" has been trending over the past few years because people have begun to use art to reduce stress and get in touch with their feelings. I think most of us knew this instinctively as kids: virtually all of us know the joys of sculpting something with clay, painting with your hands/fingers,...

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