Portrait: Tasha Tudor At Home

   Painting a portrait of author and illustrator Tasha Tudor has been on my mind a long time– perhaps even years. But it wasn’t something that I’d ever gotten around to really doing. This past week, however, I decided to go for it, to see if I could capture the homespun coziness of Tasha’s life […]

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Happy Birthday, Tasha Tudor

  Good morning, my friends!~            Today we are celebrating the birthday of one of my most favorite people— my inspiration in art and life, Tasha Tudor.    My love for Tasha Tudor goes waaaay back. I discovered her by accident when I came across a damaged copy of “The Private […]

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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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Tasha Tuesday: Spring Chickens

   I never had chickens growing up. I honestly didnt know much about them, although they appealed to me— especially little fluffy footed bantams. And the idea of having your own eggs, just right outside your door, seemed like such fun!   From reading Tasha Tudor’s books and seeing photos and documentaries on her life, I […]

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Tasha Tuesday Returns

   If you’ve known me for any length of time, chances are you’ve found out that I looooove Tasha Tudor. When I came across a book about her life quite by chance in a bookstore bargain bin, I knew I’d found a kindred spirit. I was a poor college kid at the time, but I […]

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