Summer In New England: Old Sturbridge Village

    Good morning! Are you ready to travel through New England again with me? Think you can stand another salt box house, gorgeous homespun interior, and historic atmosphere? Hehehe, of course you can! That’s what we love isnt it?!    Ah, and today….today we go to an amazing place….where we step back into time […]

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Summer In New England: The House of Seven Gables (+ giveaway!)

   Hello there! And welcome back! Are you ready to do some summer jaunting around New England? Of course you are! Let’s meet up today….in Salem 🙂    Do you recognize this house? Isnt it stunning? It was built in 1668 and is considered Jacobean/Post Medieval style.  It is a gem of an antique, in […]

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Summer in New England: The John Adams Homes

   Hello and good morning, friends!~        As we head towards the second half of summer, I thought it would be fun to work on a little project— one full of salt box houses, ocean breezes, history and beautiful corner’s of our country’s past.    Last summer I was so fortunate to be […]

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New England Travel: The Rebecca Nurse Homestead

On a gorgeous summer day in New England, my family and I were lucky enough to visit the Rebecca Nurse Homestead last summer. If the name Rebecca Nurse sounds familiar but you can’t quite place it, it is because Rebecca was one of the most well-known victims of the Salem Witch trials.   Rebecca was a well […]

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Home From New England

    Sigh. Ah. HOME!~        Lets imagine the scene above is my bedroom, lovely hats and dresses all just unpacked from our stay in New England. It was another glorious trip, my cup of inspiration filled right to the tippy-top rim. All happiness. Very tired (it takes two days straight to drive […]

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Summer Has Come

 Beautiful garden and house at Old Sturbrdige Village in Mass.     Well, summer is most definitely here! It has me dreaming of New England and salt box houses, airy light rooms, and beautiful bunting. Out here on the prairie it is hot, but there are adventures back east to look forward to.   I am […]

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Folk Art Landscapes

    Some of my most recent folk art pieces are these fun 12×12″ landscape pieces, made just in time for the warm summer months. I had so much fun painting these iconic American themes— and was inspired to paint one focusing on the ocean and New England island life, and another an old fashioned […]

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