Pets in the Studio

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It’s no secret that I am an animal lover. And I love photographing and sketching my sweeties.  I also enjoy painting custom pet portraits! On a typical day, I’m usually surrounded by pets in my studio and office. Whether I’m … 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

A New Chapter

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The blog has been quiet for a long time… but no worries I am still here! I have started a beautiful, new chapter in my life. Big life changes in the past few months- a wedding, a new house and … Read More

Summer Home and Garden

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Everything is so abundant right now! I love walking around my little neighborhood, taking it all in. I live in a small countryish town, right outside the city. Even in our own yard, so much beauty…   The garden is … 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

Travel/Nature Inspirations: Western States

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So, I’m back from my summer travels, and I have so much to share! First, we traveled through Utah, Idaho, Colorado and Wyoming. So many rich landscapes. We went through the Rockies, near the Tetons, and through so many beautiful … Read More

Summer Visions

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It’s summer, such a joy! The garden is growing more and more every few days. Here it is now! We picked our first lettuces for the most delicious salad last night I planted hanging baskets to decorate the front of … Read More