September 5, 2018

If you are wondering who “Walnut Hollow” is, let’s just start with them being a family owned, American business since 1972. Not only do I love their story, but I love their products. I have had tons of people ask where they could begin wood burning, and it can start with this company. If you […]

August 11, 2018

Wood burned and painted bouquet by Amanda Stores I looked at others who wood burned and figured out two things. Watercolors seem washed out and colored pencil lacks a professional look. If you are looking to take your wood burning to the next level, you might want to listen up. After 4 years of wood […]

August 9, 2018

When I first began this journey of wood burning, I continually had customers coming to me for an anniversary gift. Not just an anniversary gift, but the 5th anniversary. I had NO IDEA that wooden gifts were even a thing for the 5th anniversary. Wood burned and painted bouquet by Amanda Stores I started researching […]

August 5, 2018

Wood burned wedding bouquet art- by Amanda Stores “I don’t see any pencil marks… did you do that freehand?” Every time you see a bouquet, it was freehand, with a wood burner. Let me break that down (because it is quite scary). Taking a piece of wood, I break out my wood burner and burn […]

July 30, 2018

Wood burning has quite a few unique qualities that make it stand out from all other art forms. THE SMELL. I asked an entire group of wood burners and the first response was the smell. I have said this over and over, but the smell reminds me of a campfire. It doesn’t smell like smoke […]