In the Holiday Spirit and Gift Guide!

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Getting in the holiday spirit around here! Now that a lot of the renovations are done in the house, I have pictures to share. The living room now has hardwoods and a quartz stone fireplace, all done by my husband’s … Read More

Handmade with love / new shop!

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Time goes fast, and I’ve been busy finishing new art/designs for art galleries, pattern distributor contracts and designing my website shop! Early December is always the time I am immersed in making handmade gifts and decor. Handmade is the most … Read More

Inside the Studio

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Finally, I have more pictures to share… Welcome to my new sunroom art studio and office, I love it so so much. Here is the full tour. 🙂 The painting in the background is Nene Dreams.  This piece is a … 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

Love is All Around- Sale

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I love this time of year! Darker days are over, early flowers peak up and spring will be upon us soon. A fresh new year awaits with many possibilities. So many of my pieces are about spreading the love and … 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

First Flower

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So sweet to find the first flower of the season in our yard today! One little daffodil in a patch by itself, the others will be coming very soon. As spring begins to stir, this is the time of year … Read More

Warm Winter, Warm Heart

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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

New Year!

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The new year is a time of fresh beginnings, full of inspiration. I often look at the basic elements in nature at this time of year- the trees, mountains, water, sky… They are timeless, and ever-present. Went on a forest … Read More

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