Autumn mini folk paintings!

      Just wanted to give you a little preview of some teensy tiny little paintings that will be available during the Autumn Gathering shop debut on Sept. 7! All of these paintings, plus tons more fall goodies, will make be added to my etsy shop, ready to find new homes!     All […]

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Spooky Commission and Silly Kitty

   Earlier this week I finished this painting for my friend Patricia with three witches representing her and her two daughters. She wanted to painting packed full of Halloween goodness, and I hope I delivered! From ghosts in the cemetery to crows, owls, bats, moons and pumpkins, this painting is packed with spookiness!   I […]

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An Autumn Gathering!

    This morning I went out on the front porch to cuddle with the kitty and there was a distinct chill in the air. How strange to feel autumn coming when it’s only August, but I relish it! I’m sure the heat will return, but not for long. September is just around the corner […]

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The Headless Horseman!

        When thinking up ideas for new Autumn and Halloween art, I had an idea to paint a scene inspired by the spooky Washington Irving story about the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow. It seemed to suit me perfectly– given my Dutch ancestry that goes back to the area and the fact […]

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Original Painting: The Witch’s Garden

    Guess what season I’m totally ready for??? I’m determined to live in complete denial of our frying temperatures and concentrate on the idea of October. Sound good? Well, then we can be friends 😀   I’ve also had several requests for autumn postcards, so I thought I’d better get started on some designs so […]

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A Haunting Under Glass

   There is something so intriguing and beautiful about the little world within a world of terrariums. Inside there are lush and green landscapes, often with a little surprise inside, that makes them so fun to explore.     I had never build a terrarium until recently, with the help and artistic talent of my […]

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Bedecked in Spookiness

     Not too long ago, I took a day when the house was quiet and it was just me and dogs puttering about to transform this little house from ‘tired of summer’ to ‘Halloween bedazzled!’ I love this part of the year, when the home becomes more cozy and whimsical with merry holidays, and […]

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