Valentine Cards

I have been busily painting away! I did Christmas cards this year that were really popular, so I have decided to continue with the holiday theme and create cards packs! This is my newest option-Handmade animal valentines. Each of these characters has used their special skills to create tiny messages of love and caring. SendContinue reading “Valentine Cards”

Asheville Art Week

Mom, dogs and me all loaded up in the van and headed to Asheville for what was suppose to be two consecutive Art in the Park shows. The first Saturday was really cold and windy! I had the tent weighted, the walls zip tied and bungied to the tent and all the weight of theContinue reading “Asheville Art Week”

The ties that bind

-or “rabbity” for short:) I have one more painting to debut this Thursday! This piece is 16″x20″ with frame TBD. It is painted with watercolor over vintage letters from the 1950’s. The piece of yarn in the bottom left corner was tied to the letter in 1955-6. The woman who wrote the letter was makingContinue reading “The ties that bind”

Anyone Home?

This is “Anyone Home?” -a mixed media watercolor painting done over vintage letters and envelops from the 1950’s.  I had a great time painting my bird and worm series. This is one of the few I have left.  It is 8″x10″ and is framed in a distressed barn wood frame with white acid free matting.Continue reading “Anyone Home?”

Ginny the Giraffe

This is Ginny the Giraffe.  She is painted with watercolor over vintage letters and envelops from the 1950’s. She is done on 16″x12″ gallery wrapped canvas so she does not need to be framed.  She has been quite the popular giraffe! I think it’s her bow and earrings or just that lovable expression:)  I seeContinue reading “Ginny the Giraffe”

Vined Hart

I am going to be featuring a painting every day for the next few days. I post new paintings but I feel like some of my older paintings could use a little extra love. This is Vined Hart. It is painted with watercolor over vintage letters and envelops from the 1950’s. The background is slightlyContinue reading “Vined Hart”

Dandy Lions

Here is a new piece I have been working on. Today was the perfect rainy, cold day to stay inside and paint a warmer outside. It is 18″x24″ done with watercolor and acrylic over vintage letters and envelops from the 1950’s. It’s not a great picture-I will have a better in a few days butContinue reading “Dandy Lions”