Painting roses… a progression in photos

I’ve been on a painting kick lately.  I thought it would be fun to show the progression of a painting.  I’m not a trained artist.  I have not taken art classes since high school (in retrospect, I sure wish my major in college had been art and not the extremely useful [sarcasm] Political Science.  But […]

Talk To Me Tuesdays: Heather Kowalski

Tuesday is quickly becoming my favorite day of the week!  This week, I am honored to share a little bit about my lovely friend, Heather Kowalski.  I admire her so much.  She’s a devoted mother raising two great kids and juggling life as a talented photographer, jewelry maker, crafter, teacher, blogger, and more.  She is […]

French Inspired Paintings

I’ve always loved the beautiful floral plaster reliefs you find on French things… furniture, baskets, even buildings, are un-apologetically adorned with these romantic reliefs!  I’ve had in my mind for a while that I wanted to translate that to canvas and do some paintings that mimic that style. So today, I managed to steal away […]

Talk To Me Tuesday: Holly Hall

Oh, I love the featured artist that I have for you today!  Holly Hall is a wife, a mother, an artist, an entrepreneur and a lemon-squeezer!  I asked her if I could feature her because I love her spirit, her resourcefulness, the way she approaches motherhood, just so many things!  I’m so glad she agreed […]

A collector of Shells

“It is, perhaps, a more fortunate destiny to have a taste for collecting shells, than to be born a millionaire” Robert Louis Stevenson This is one of my favorite quotes.  It really speaks to the kind of overly sentimental point of view I usually have.  The treasures in my little house are my kiddos, the […]