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!
These days I keep being asked by total strangers at the store, at work: are you ready for Christmas? I am never sure how to answer it. I am not sure what being ready for Christmas means. Where I grew up in Eastern Europe our Christmas is a low key affair and it’s on Jan.… Read More Recycled Christmas gift tags
Hi friends! I’ve been absent for sometime and I caught myself finding excuses for not keeping up with my blog. These are just some of the things on my excuse list: I am tired. I will do it later. No one cares. I gotta do the dishes. I gotta do yard work. But I already… Read More Still Alive