Creative Play Newsletter – Creating a Vision

In last month’s newsletter, I wrote about hearing in a podcast, “when you start thinking about it, it’s time,” meaning that when an idea comes into your mind and keeps pestering you, it’s time to get started on it. But, what if you don’t know exactly what “it” is? What if you just sort of […]

quilt created from close up of purple iris flower

#StoryBehindtheArt – Iris, 2010

I’ve decided to dig back into the archives and share some of my previous work and the stories behind the pieces. “Iris” goes way back. In the fall of 2009, I took a break from four months of staining woodwork in my new house. (Yes, FOUR months of 40 hour weeks of staining baseboards, doors, […]

clock with woman's shadow and butterflies in the background

Creative Play Newsletter – It’s Time

Yesterday was a blur.  I was back in my cube for the first time since March 13, 2020, and my day was full.  But, there is one thing from the day that stayed with me. I was listening to a podcast during my morning commute (not at all happy about having one of those again!) […]

It’s Officially Artists Sunday!

Artists Sunday was created in 2020 to encourage people to shop with artists and buy art as gifts during the holidays. It rounds out the weekend of “Black Friday” and “Small Business Saturday.” To shop with over 4000 artists this Sunday and find some truly one-of-a-kind gifts, see ArtistsSunday.com. I’ve joined in this year and have […]

bleeding hearts plant thread painting

#ArtistsSunday – Week 6

As part of my Artists Sunday Showcase, I am posting three pieces of art into my online shop each Sunday at noon ET through December 12th. Dropping into the shop this week are: If you want an email reminder of my Artists Sunday Showcase each week from now until December 12th, sign up for my mailing list […]

#ArtistsSunday – Week 5

As part of my Artists Sunday Showcase, I am posting three pieces of art into my online shop each Sunday at noon ET through December 12th. Dropping into the shop this week are: If you want an email reminder of my Artists Sunday Showcase each week from now until December 12th, sign up for my mailing list […]

pink flower on stone thread painting

#ArtistsSunday – Week 4

As part of my Artists Sunday Showcase, I am posting three pieces of art into my online shop each Sunday at noon ET through December 12th. Dropping into the shop this week are: If you want an email reminder of my Artists Sunday Showcase each week from now until December 12th, sign up for my mailing list […]

pair of hydrangea blooms hand colored and stitched

#ArtistsSunday – Week 3

As part of my Artists Sunday Showcase, I am posting three pieces of art into my online shop each Sunday at noon ET through December 12th. Dropping into the shop this week are: If you want an email reminder of my Artists Sunday Showcase each week from now until December 12th, sign up for my mailing list […]

cyanotype on fabric of fern leaves

#ArtistsSunday Week 2

As part of my Artists Sunday Showcase, I am posting three pieces of art into my online shop each Sunday at noon ET through December 12th. Dropping into the shop this week are: If you want an email reminder of my Artists Sunday Showcase each week from now until December 12th, sign up for my […]

quilt of 3 cyanotype fern leaves

#ArtistsSunday Starts Today!

Artists Sunday was created in 2020 to encourage people to shop with artists and buy art as gifts during the holidays. I’ve joined in this year and will be running an online event from October 17th to December 12th. Each Sunday, at noon ET, I’ll post three items in my online shop, including some never-before-seen […]