Reflections in the Fall Garden
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  An extraordinary magnificence In her dying hour Leaves fly through the air Like flecks of gold   Fleeting but never forgotten She turns within Deep embers burning A rebirth unfolds   (short poem I wrote recently) It’s harvest time … Read More

Inspire- Spring
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Happy Spring! Inspirations lately…   “Our greatest joy is when we seek to do good for others” – Archbishop Desmond Tutu The Portland Home and Garden show, Orchid Society       A touch of spring in the garden….   … Read More

Moments in the Garden
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  (Early April in the garden) “I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”  ~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

New Year, New Horizons
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Around here, we are ready to ring in the new year!  And in a few short weeks Jeff and I are off to the Yucatan! On our way, we will visit family we haven’t seen in a while in Atlanta, … Read More

Winter Garden- Dew Drops, Art Prints
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      Dew Drops © Robin Phillips Studio It’s been a warm winter here, almost like spring some days! Nonetheless, I’m still embracing the slow energy of winter- planning new business ideas and planting new seeds. Japanese Maple, winter … 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 🙂 And a magical holiday visit to Portland’s stunning … Read More

Japanese Garden, Koi, and Crane Paintings
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I’m excited to reveal my newest series: Japanese Garden. Each of these originals will be available in the Big 500 show. opening this Saturday, Dec 13, for just $40 each plus prints are also now in the RPS shop.  These … Read More