Entries by Betony Coons

Incredible FREE Art Download by Kyle Steed

Kyle Steed is a wonderful and accomplished artist. You’ve seen his work in commercials (the Walgreen’s new font) or maybe you’re one of his followers on Instagram (he’s one of their featured gramm-ers, with good reason: ). And Giants & Pilgrims LOVES him, his family, and his work. Kyle graciously donated some of his doodling […]

February Almanac Poetic Intro

Welcome to the month of February and to our online Almanac. It’s good to navigate these pages together for the good life. For our Giants & Pilgrims February Almanac theme we chose the word “Send”. Most of the pages deal in this theme: the way we communicate to each other, the letters and notes we […]

January Playlist No. 2: “In Protest”

The first time I realized that there is such a thing as a “protest” song was in high school. One of the films they were showing about the civil rights movement kept coming back to people belting out “We Shall Overcome”. As a young man, I was so moved. That people can use music to […]

Featured Artist: Joni Lissak

Joni Lissak Artist & Lover of Elephants Joni teaches art at a charter school in Greeley, CO with an undergrad from the University of Northern Colorado. She produces intricate, beautiful, and interactive art shows. (One being a narrative thread of paintings inspired by a Regina Spector song. Gallery goers could listen, touch, and contribute to […]

Stitched Snowflake Download

So these are snowflake patterns from crochet directions that Betony designed to make beautiful all on their own! Below are a myriad of creative ideas as to how to use them. We hope they make for a great addition to your home, celebrating this winter season. And perhaps they can be an indoor activity to […]

January Playlist: “Resolution”

Whenever the season changes it’s good to have a soundtrack to follow and celebrate the new themes. Recreate this crafted playlist or look up some of these songs about New Year’s and new beginning to fill your January days. What songs would you add? Feel free to leave them here in the comments! 1. Auld […]