Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Take a Bow.

Tada!  I'm sharing a kids Valentine I made for Papyrus.
This is the front of the card.  With the bear finger puppet secured to the interior.

Here's a few of the fun characters on the interior.  There's also lots of fun on the back of the card. (along with red foil details throughout)
I love the interactive quality of this card.  The die cut stage & finger puppet are perfect for a storyline & play.   Available online at Papyrus.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

State love

Are you looking for a unique Valentine's day gift?

My state wall art available at Uncommon Goods might do the trick.
Each of the 50 states have been lovingly illustrated featuring the capital, the state bird & flower along with some popular landmarks & the state abbreviation.  Did I mention this can be personalized with a first or last name?  It's an eyeful of educational fun facts!

Monday, January 29, 2018

Cut garden

I made myself a paper flower garden until my real one returns.
My eyes are longing for a bright rainbow of zinnias.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

*Putting it out there!

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Love dabs

Midweek love dabs. (gouache on navy paper)

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Painted Flowers

Anyone else anxious for spring to arrive?
I painted a floral the reminds me of the breezy, sun filled days that are just around the corner.
(I love that new grass green color & its wispy texture.)

Friday, January 19, 2018


A starry patchwork painted in my mini sketchbook.
Wooo, glad this week is over! ➪↱↗

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Dear January,

I'm not fond of you.
Wishing for wings so I could fly towards warmer weather.
Until then I'll keep the kettle going.
(Hint: Sipping warm tea throughout the day helps!)

Monday, January 15, 2018


It's showtime!
Tomorrow Tuesday, January 16th & Wednesday, January 17th my husband (Antonio) will be at Printsource exhibiting my art.  Watch for him, he has loads of colorful, new prints & graphics!

Monday, January 8, 2018

Searching for summer.

Ice cream looks good anytime of the year.  I needed to pull up something summery on this cold January morning.  P.S. Sprinkles have always made me happy!

Friday, January 5, 2018

Oh man,

I Wish I really felt this way.

Instead, I'm counting the days until I'll be back in a t-shirt & sandals.
Missing bare arms & sunshine!
(layers aren't my thing)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


For me there is always some excitement around the New Year.
A fresh start, with the opportunity to let go of what didn't work & a start date for what could.
 This New Year blew in with a BIG blast of brrrrr!
And multiple layers... it's super cold here.

Hope your 2018 is off to a great start!