When your coffee cup brings you joy long after the coffee is gone, now that’s money well spent. If you are a coffee drinker and a crafter and in addition to the boost of caffeine you need a little boost with positive affirmations now and then, then a coffee-cup-sleeve affirmation mobile is for you. I… Read More Coffee-cup-sleeve affirmations mobile
Doesn’t matter if you celebrate or not, Happy Valentine’s Day! We all could use a little more love. Open your heart to receive it, and reach in to give it. I’ve been drawing a lot of hearts lately in the Paper53 app. It’s my art on the go. There is a back button, my favorite… Read More Happy Valentine!
I am so excited! The current issue of Chandler Lifestyle Magazine has a featured article about my work and me. I feel quite special! And honored since it was a bit of a surprise. Last December I received an email from one of their writers. I was hesitant at first but I gave them a… Read More Chandler Lifestyle Magazine
Every year I make a big batch of Valentine’s cards and I sell them at my local art gallery in Chandler, The Vision Gallery and at Practical Art in Phoenix. This year I decided to make Valentine postcards instead. Why not, right? I used Dyan Reaveley’s Dylusions Ink Spray and I also used Ken Oliver Color Burst… Read More Valentine’s postcards
It’s winter here in the desert and that means that this is the best time to go out in nature, marvel the desert plants, be careful around them not to prick yourself with their needles. After an outing in the nature I often feel inspired to try to create and capture the scenery. I am… Read More Mini quilted desert plants
On a recent school day my son was sick and stayed home. So we made sock monsters out of my daughter’s old stockings. We used instructions from a book we picked up at the local library called ‘Stupid Sock Creatures’ by John Murphy. This is our first one.
In our family New Year Day is very special because my first child was born on this day. Today he turns 10! Wow! I started teasing him and told him that he is a decade old human! I know many parents can relate to the phenomena of time passing fast when you are raising kids.… Read More Happy New Year! Reflections on the old!