I have been working so much lately. I have been waking up thinking about painting and going to sleep thinking about painting. I guess you could say my inspiration is on overdrive lately. I have set some really specific intentions for myself when it comes to my art these days. I am determined to develop…

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When we are incubating something creatively, we follow a cycle of seasons. We begin locked in winter, when we look and feel devoid of ideas, although the ideas are there for us, simply dormant. Our wintry hearts lurch toward spring and suddenly an idea puts out a hopeful bud. The idea may be as festive…

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Sometimes I fight with a painting. I work and work and work to get it right. And then other times a painting just comes gliding into the world, demanding to be seen. That was the case with this painting. It flew off the end of my brush, washing through me like a warm tidal wave.…

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Over the last few weeks I’ve been slowly trying to refresh our family room. Small changes like new curtains and new pillows. I knew I wanted a plant in this room but I couldn’t find a planter I really liked. I wanted something unique so I went online and found a few ideas but then…

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I saw the above quote the other day and I was so blown away because I immediately thought it could literally be the manifesto for my blog. It so captures exactly what I want to convey here. Life is art. That is all.  

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This is my latest painting called “She Had Trust In The Journey”. It’s 20″x 24″ mixed media on canvas. I feel like I’m hitting my stride with this new series and really getting into a rhythm. More work to come soon. This piece and others are available on my Etsy shop here.  

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So there you are, living your life, when it occurs to you that you might just be going through the motions. The days are starting to blend, one into the next. You’re in a rut. Not particularly unhappy but not really experiencing joy either. Been there. Here’s what I’ve learned and what I continue to…

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I was wearing this necklace at lunch with some friends last week and they both gushed about it so I had to fess up that I got it at World Market for $12.99. The truth is, I didn’t even realize World Market had jewelry. I was buying some wine glasses and a table cloth and…

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Do you doodle? I wrote a post about doodling a while back here and it seems to be a very popular project so I thought I’d bring back the doodle. I find that doodling is such a soothing way to create and something that truly anyone can do. The more you add to your doodle,…

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