Costa Rica
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Back in February, we took some needed R & R and ventured to Costa Rica for 10 days. In short, it was an amazing trip which enriched my vision to create! ๐Ÿ™‚ We rented a car and traveled around the … Read More

Moments in the Garden
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  (Early April in the garden) “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.” ย ~Claude Monet This year, we are so fortunate that spring arrived early… and now it is practically like summer here! The garden is almost a … Read More

Yucatan, Mexico
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Time has really flown by since my last post, but now I have Mexico pictures for you! Recently, I’ve been immersed in a busy stretch of new website projects and paintings- which I am excited to share soon. Anyway, without … Read More

Happy Holidays!
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Coyotes Under the Moon ยฉ Robin Phillips Studio Wishing you and your family a very happy holiday! Around here we are in the holiday spirit- handmade woodland home style ๐Ÿ˜‰ Little collectibles from Audubon Wild Arts Fair! (Yes I had … Read More

Art + Craft + Gardens – BC
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  Now I know why they call it ‘Beautiful British Columbia‘ – truly so much art, design and stunning nature in this region! A couple months ago, Jeff and I spent a week between Victoria and Vancouver visiting gardens, art … Read More

Happy Holidays
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Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season! Snowflake star ornaments, fun pattern from Connecting Threads Kiva with her Cozy Dog quilt Candy cane from my Novelty Holiday Blocks pattern ๐Ÿ™‚ And a magical holiday visit to Portland’s stunning … Read More

Art, Design, Photo and Decor Inspiration!
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  Lately I absolutely love Pinterest. It’s the perfect place to collect all my inspirations which find their way into my art, patterns and designs. I also share new art and designs here all the time. If you haven’t found … Read More

Summer Travels/Inspiration
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birthday bouquet – berry patch table runner Now that the summer is winding to a close, it’s fun to look back at everywhere we went. I love August. It’s my birthday month, and nature is so abundant. Our garden is … Read More

Early Autumn
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  All around, I’m seeing and feeling the beauty of early autumn. There’s a slight wind in the air and the squirrels and the crows are dancing around. Picking plums, apples and pears from the trees in my yard. Sipping … Read More

Beach Cottage
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A magical summer weekend at a beach cottage on the Oregon coast. I love the ocean, the mist, the sights and smells. I could get lost on the beach forever! The way driftwood washes on the beach and the ripples … Read More