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Brown paper packages

My brown paper package held a most colorful thing.  A beautiful wreath of brush markers. Basking in the glow of a lovely Christmas spent with family and dear friends. The laughter infused us throughout the day  Looking back and looking forward.  Last years angel This year’s tiny muse doll in the works and a sunny […]


Dolls and stars

Dolls and Stars. That’s what’s on my worktable. The elves are making away. Meet Edwina.  She’s a bookworm and wears really big glasses.  Her backside is as colorful as her front.  She keeps a tiny book close to her heart. More about her to come. But she feels pretty jazzy to me.  The elves have […]


Jolly Journal

An art journal page made up entirely of parts and pieces, pens, washi tapes, punched out shapes, stamping on waste paper from the desk but NO PAINT.  I did not crack open a jar or tube.  A bit of an homage to remember my post cards for this year and have some holiday fun.   […]


I’ll Have a Blue Christmas

Merry Christmas making .  Making it midnight blue. turquoise and tan.  I had forgotten how much I loved my midnight blue crayons as a kid.  It was always the first one in the pack I picked up.  It’s mysterious, dark and deep like the winter season, going inward, reflecting, feeling the love of friends and […]


Holly Jolly Post Card Folly

Keeping the holidays stress free has been simply sublime.  Long walks in the woods with the Superhero and various canine companions, a bit of strolling brick sidewalks by the sea. A bit of Christmas shopping, sightseeing and enjoying.  Decorating our small tree and cottage, planning  a simple fishes feast for Christmas.  Each day making time […]

Wreath Complete

Wreath Complete

I had a chance to sneak up to thestudio last night and put up thenew wreath.  I decided it needed togo there. It took this pic with only theaccent lights on and I like the shiningChristmas cone lights on the plants below. I took Marlene’s suggestion andsprayed the finished wreath withglimmer mist in sugar maple […]