Let's Make Art Matter

Let's Make Art Matter for Gary- November 2019
Gary served our country in Korea. It wasn't until years later that, while in college, his daughter decided to send "thank you" cards to local veterans in town. Naturally, she sent one to her father who appreciated the gesture. Later...
Let's Make Art Matter for Rebecca- October 2019
 Join artist Nicole Miyuki this month as she brings a ray of sunshine to a family who lost their daughter too soon. Rebecca Nash was only 22 years old when a brain injury caused by a rock climbing accident turned...
Let's Make Art Matter for Donna and Loren- October 2019
Donna is an amazing mother who uprooted her entire life to move across the country to care for her son, Loren. Loren, who is in his 20's, is in New York City battling Fanconi Anemia (FA), Type A for the...
Let's Make Art Matter for Mackenzie- September 2019
Fourteen year old Mackenzie has received word that she is in heart failure and will need another transplant. This news is incredibly discouraging and scary! Even though faced with such hardships she is still cheerful and lifts the spirits of...
Let's Make Art Matter for CJ Kuster- September 2019
Gather your supplies and join us in a favorite community activity! Each month here at Let's Make Art we like to make art matter for someone special. This month's recipient is an accomplished artist who creates for others while raising...
Let's Make Art Matter for Sara-August 2019
On March 19th, 2019, Deputy Ryan Thompson was killed in the line of duty. His death rocked the entire county and Washington State.To know Ryan, even for a little while, meant he was special to you. He was extremely kind...
Let's Make Art Matter for Vicky-August 2019
Vicky has Stage-3 Non Hodgskin's Lymphoma Cancer. If that was not bad enough, she was also mugged resulting in a knee injury. What makes Vicky so special despite these hardships she has faced is that she is always putting others...
Let's Make Art Matter for Cheree and Rick-July 2019
Cheree and Rick lost their 33-year old son James to PTSD on August 1, 2016.  He suffered from military emotional problems and took his own life.  James spent his last years passionately searching for a way to minister to others. ...
Let's Make Art Matter for Addy-July 2019
This month in our Lettering group we want to make Art Matter for Addy.  Addy is a sweet 6 year old who has been battling with High Risk PH+ Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. In and out of hospitals, the stress of treatment has...
Let's Make Art Matter for Talynn's Family - June 2019
This month for Let's Make Art Matter, we are honoring the life of Talynn, a sweet girl who gained her wings in May at the age of 1. Fighting ATRT Brain Cancer, Talynn and her family rallied behind her with...
Let's Make Art Matter for Connie - June 2019
Our June Watercolor Let's Make Art Matter Postcard goes to Connie from North Carolina, who was recently diagnosed with cancer.  Let's help lift her spirits with some love and support.   WATCH THE TUTORIAL If you would like to send Connie a...
Let's Make Art Matter for our mothers- May 2019
Mother's Day may have already happened, but it's never too late to send a little something to your mother. This month's Let's Make Art Matter postcard is dedicated to a person that means something special to you. Think of someone...
Let's Make Art Matter for Katie- May 2019
Our May Lettering Let's Make Art Matter Postcard goes to Katie from Massachusetts, who has a birthday coming up! Katie was diagnosed with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder at age 13. While she does well in school academically, Katie struggles to make and keep...
Let's Make Art Matter for Bryce- April 2019
Our April Lettering Let's Make Art Matter Postcard goes to Bryce from Utah, who has recently struggled with his health. Let's help him feel loved and supported! In October, Bryce was diagnosed with stage 4 Glioblastoma, brain cancer. He has already...
Let's Make Art Matter for Linda- April 2019
Our April Let's Make Art Matter Postcard goes to Linda from California who has recently experienced loss. Let's help her feel loved! Linda is a retired elementary school teacher who loves family, dogs, birds, and dandelions (they remind her of...
Let's Make Art Matter for Toby- March 2019
Our March postcard is going to Toby from Iowa who has recently endured a brain injury.Toby is a Police Officer, husband, father, and avid outdoorsman. Toby's big heart and generosity is tangible in the way he lives his life. Through...
Let's Make Art Matter for Mackenzie- February 2019
Mackenzie was born with Bilateral Profound Hearing Loss. She received her first hearing aids at 9 months old. With sheer determination, hard work, and a kind, gentle spirit, she has exceeded the doctor's expectations for her speech and hearing development....
Let's Make Art Matter for Linden- January 2019
When you meet her, Linden seems like a typical 7 year-old girl. She's cheerful, polite, and a bit silly. She also struggles with sensory processing disorder, which means information she receives through her senses (sight, sound, touch, taste, etc.) is...
Let's Make Art Matter for Tom & Megan- December 2018
Tom and Megan love kids. They both come from large families and love creating traditions and memories in their home.  They have three little boys and one girl - Henrie, George, Violet and Samuel. Their youngest little boy, Samuel, is...
Let's Make Art Matter for Alyssa- November 2018
**Update: Alyssa has passed away. Her family has asked that we no longer send postcards, but please enjoy this watercolor tutorial on loose modern florals and feel free to send a postcard to someone you know personally to brighten their...
Let's Make Art Matter for Addison- May 2018
Meet Addison,  She is a sweet girl with a big smile. She turned 10 in December, and the family went on a Disney cruise to celebrate her and her twin brothers birthday. She got sick with a fever during the cruise and...