Inspired Design Style: Wildflower

The beauty of late summer meadows, sprinkled lightly with color amidst an earthy richness brings forth a rustic vibrance that is light as honey, yet rich as wine. There’s a unique glow this time of year as the days shorten … Read More

A Touch of Fall

What a magical time of year it is as the first leaves turn. Now the days have a slight wind and we bring out the quilts on the sofa. Soups and stews simmer in the kitchen, and I just want … Read More

Art, Craft, Design, Photo and Decor Inspiration!

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 me … Read More

Fun Design Idea- Altered Cards

Here’s a quick and fun way to customize cards! I wanted to make some special thank you cards for friends and family. So, I took a few cards I already had at home and embellished them with scrapbooking supplies.  I … Read More

Beach Cottage

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

Fast Moving Days and Aloha!
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Radiance © 2012 A busy time recently, first working on new websites, new paintings and an article/interview and then off to Hawaii for 10 days in April! Above is one of my new pieces, Radiance, and three more paintings I’m … Read More

Warm Winter, Warm Heart

It’s been such a nice winter here, warm and mild. I saw the first Camellia flowers this past weekend in our neighborhood!  WOW, I want to paint these. In the studio, I have been working on my website, finishing up … Read More

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!  Whichever holidays you celebrate, I hope you are enjoying the season. Looking toward a bright new year in 2012  🙂

Getting Ready for the Show

I have three holiday art/craft shows this month, and I’m busy as a bee in the studio finishing new items! Sipping lots of vanilla coffee and staying up until the wee hours this week… I love doing shows, it’s really … Read More

The Mountain Afghan

I’ve been getting more time in on the Mountain Afghan in the evenings now, which will be a perfect addition to our rustic house. I picture it draped over back of the sofa, which is a deep chocolate brown. I … Read More

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