New Year, New Decade, New Creations

Happy New Year, friends! Before us lies a completely fresh year, full of opportunities, adventures, and new things to learn. Over the last few months, I’ve felt a bit of restlessness and ‘painter’s block’, with my well of inspiration seeming to have run dry. After a long break however, and some adventures not too far […]

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Creativity & Community

Master Weaver Kate Smith and Illustrator/Icon Tasha Tudor work together to harvest flax for spinning. Each year they’d get together for several days to work together on their craft.     Lately I’ve been having really good conversations with friends. About our feeling that something is missing….lost but perhaps not unretrievable. Something many of us […]

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New Painting: Knitting Lessons

   Hello friends, and good afternoon!~           I have a new little painting I’d like to share with you. It began really with just an idea…a mother teaching her daughter to knit….and it took me on quite an adventure! I was interested in creating an interior that was a little different […]

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Studio Tour: The Weaving Room

“Log Cabin Spinner” one of my newer paintings!    I had no idea where it would lead me when years ago, I decided to learn to knit. For a birthday treat, I went to a free class offered by a local yarn shop. I worked diligently on many a wonky, crooked scarf. I watched a […]

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The Shepherdess

  Hello there!~   It’s been a while, I know. I’ve been trying to send you this blog post for the past two weeks, and I’m now just getting to it! It’s that time of year, you know….the thick of summer! So much going on. But I’ve been so eager to share with you this latest […]

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"Eliza’s Knitting" Now available as prints!

   Hi there, friends! Just popping in to let you know that I have PRINTS of my latest painting, Eliza’s Knitting, now available in my Etsy shop! You can get this image as an 8×10″ or deluxe 11×14″ print with the name of the painting on the bottom (see image above). Im really pleased with […]

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Tasha Tuesday: Handcrafting:: Antiques:: and New Art

   This weekend I got the chance to indulge my inner-Tasha Tudor and create beautiful thing among amazing antiques. How lucky was I, to get to set up on the porch at Blue Heron with my spinning wheel and spin in the shade, with so many gorgeous old things nearby.  I have such a weakness […]

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