Meri Cherry Art Studio is Hiring

Meri Cherry Art Studio is Hiring

We’re hiring and we’re so excited about it.  It means our business is growing and shifting and we are thrilled to add some amazing creative people to the MC Team. I often hear fellow business owners say hiring is the biggest challenge they face.  I’d really like to create a different experience for us this time(…)

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How to Open an Art Studio for Kids – Part 2

How to Open an Art Studio for Kids – Part 2

I wrote a post called How to Open An Art Studio for Kids a few months ago and the response really surprised me.  It seemed to touch a tender spot for people who have been on a similar journey.  You can read the post here. It basically shares my 20 year adult journey towards opening(…)

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Large Scale Mural Workshop for Kids

Large Scale Mural Workshop for Kids

Several months back, we were thinking a lot about what we can offer children 6 and up in the studio, that felt rich and valuable, while holding true to the integrity of process art. Meri Cherry Art Studio is a process based art studio for kids and we work hard to create content that holds(…)

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Neon Modern Mobiles for Kids

Neon Modern Mobiles for Kids

I am so pumped about these Neon Modern Mobiles for Kids.  They are so cool and fun to make, my favorite combo.  I have three different versions to share.  If you have a child in the 4-6 range, the neon modern mobiles might be perfect.  If you have a child a little older, head over to Kid(…)

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Celebrating Teachers Making a Difference

Celebrating Teachers Making a Difference

Today is International Women’s Day.  There are so many women in the world to celebrate, from Michelle Obama to Melinda Gates, to Gabby Douglas, and that’s just in America.  Women all over the world are achieving greatness and working day in and day out to make the world a better place.  I want to take a(…)

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Family Kitchen Cork Wall

Family Kitchen Cork Wall

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about our family cork wall, so I want to share about it here so you can do it too.  It’s super easy and full of possibilities.  I’ve wanted a cork wall for years, ever since I saw one at my friend Sari’s house.  I grew up with a(…)

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Our Top Ten Movies for Family Movie Night

Our Top Ten Movies for Family Movie Night

We have completely cut out tv during the week and it has been a game changer for our family. I highly recommend it if you are not doing this already.  My girls are playing more than ever, less cranky and our house feels more alive and happy.  Family Movie Nights have taken on more of a(…)

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Self Portraits for 3-5 Year Olds

Self Portraits for 3-5 Year Olds

I have been dying to get this post out there because every parent needs a self portrait like this in their life.  Self portraits for 3-5 year olds are my absolute fave, though I’m pretty much a sucker for all self portraits by kids.  They capture a moment in time like nothing else and are total keepsakes.  So(…)

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How to Open an Art Studio for Kids

How to Open an Art Studio for Kids

I’ve received many emails this year about how to open an art studio for kids.  Though I appreciate the good intention behind these emails, they often cause me pause.  I mean, how can I speak to 20 years of hard work, failure, success, following my intuition, going into debt, finding a life partner, having kids, pounding(…)

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The Process Art Workshop

The Process Art Workshop

The Process Art Workshop is back! It was such an amazing success, we’ve decided to do it again…and again and again.  15 women, moms, and educators gathered at The Meri Cherry Art Studio in Los Angeles to learn, create and build community together.  It was so fantastic that we’ve decided to take our Live Process Art Workshops(…)

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