It All Changed With 3 Words

For years I felt I was not good enough, talented enough, or just enough period, causing crippling anxiety, and then along came Paint Nite.  I was offered an audition as a paint party host and the rest is history. I was now sharing the joy of painting nearly every day.  I noticed I was happier, more confident and just BETTER!  In the past 7+ years I have seen tens of thousands empowered through art.

welcome to my daydream dream job 

I discovered that each person has within them a well of creativity that is often untapped. My mission became to inspire us to look deeper and find those hidden talents and unleash them NOW.  Today I have hundreds of original art works featured nationwide, and I jump for joy anytime it brings a smile.

My superpower is helping people breath life into their inner artist with little cost and time.... to fill them with inspiration, joy, and a greater sense of connection. 

We are here to turn what once was reserved for only some to a daily practice for everyone!  Play and creativity is essential, it's for everyone not just the talented or bold but for any age, and any level of skill. It's not about the outcome but the joy of the process. We all need more fun and my goal is to give you the how, the results are your new talents and greater joy unleashed.  


Straight talk, MAGIC, short emails, data, and cutting out the 'meh' to make room for the very best.


Being board, too many fun things to do! Unhealthy eats (but I still like to splurge, donut time anyone?)


Poolside, at the beach, or at Disneyland. Cooking or hanging with my paint peeps, KINRGY dancing.

daily rituals

Morning yoga, cuddles with my adorable daughter + sexy husband, fresh salsa, stargazing, and good skincare!

Those magic three words were ... I AM ENOUGH, and I know you are too!


An original art creator for Yaymaker and Event Owner for Orange County, CA in-person creative events. I have hundreds of works featured and over 120,000 clients served.

artist + OWNER

Michelle Smith

Artist + host

Michelle has been an amazing teacher and virtual host.  She is also responsible for hundreds of stunning original works for Yaymaker.

the dream team

Robert Fisher

The one and only super host!  Robert also has several beautiful original works featured nation wide at Yaymaker.

artist + host

Daniel Anderson

Daniel is the venue relations expert.  He spent over 10 years as a waiter. Currently he does all the behind the scenes heavy lifting (literally) in this operation. He runs Ukulele Events with style.

venue relations






chai tea

neville goddard




beach house

My Favorite Things

Traveling — especially to cute little greek villas like this one!

my happy place!

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The Beach! It's my zone of serenity where all of my best ideas happen.

Coffee. I'm that girl with a cup of joe in one hand and a paint brush in the other. Hey, we all have our passions in life. 

My Favorite Things

When I'm not painting a canvas. I love nail polish like some ladies like shoes. 

my guilty pleasure

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Ice cream. Seriously the best treat ever.  My mom is my ice cream instigator. 

My amazing family. Nothing like having your favorite people around to get through life together. Hubby: Daniel. Baby: Nova

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night owl

no topsheet




Where I stand on the super important stuff... Agree / disagree? 

“She was an awesome host! She explained the techniques well and made it enjoyable.


so they say:

Once  you get all your art supplies the rest is easy.  Over 2 decades of painting and crafting I have found the longest lasting, best quality, and most reasonably priced materials. Let me share what I found!

Guide to My Top Paint Supplies

Better than Free Ice Cream!

let's work together

Let's connect and I'll help you with anything you need. If it's an art supply question, a private event, or a commission work I got your back. Or maybe you have a location where you would like to make creative events a regular thing? 

did we just become best friends?