February 14, 2019

"I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way- things I had no words for." - Georgia O'KeeffeI love this quote by Georgia O'Keeffe. While I adore finely written books with a grandiose spectrum of vocabulary and wordplay, I truly fi...

December 4, 2018

I am one of those rare(??) people who do not like to decorate for holidays - Christmas is the exception. I like to decorate for Christmas. It seems like a big enough holiday to warrant rearranging, cleaning, and decorating my home for. But other nationally recognized o...

November 26, 2018

Hey guys! I just finished up the Holiday Artisan Faire this weekend at the Mt. Hood Oregon Resort (Welches, OR). It was a gorgeous ballroom space, filled with white twinkle lights and melodic Christmas instrumental music. While attendance wasn't at its peak, due to all...

October 10, 2018

Morning, friends! 
I have been spending my morning changing diapers (3 dirty ones!) and finishing a commission AND working on the next mural project. The "Milwaukie Eagle" will be a mural done in the intersection of Eagle and 19th St in Milwaukie, OR. It hooks on to a...

September 19, 2018

Yo! Good morning, y'all. 
I sit here with my smoothie, coffee, and Bluetooth (with audiobook) ready to tell you about finding balance. (Que the maniacal laughter and rolling on the floor.) As a mom of two children (under 4 yrs) it is more of a finding PEACE journey. My...

September 6, 2018

The summer ran by way too fast… One of my friends was commenting on this fact yesterday. It’s not just me! Got to say that the summer of 2018 is one of the busiest Summers I have experienced. Between raising children, going to family parties, events, art hangings, mura...

June 25, 2018

What a busy, busy season. I have been a busy, busy and rushing around as the summer season has come upon us. From friends, church, community, and family events it seems the calendar has consistently been full of commitments. I guess that is what happens when you are "a...

May 19, 2018

Painting on the large scale has been quite a thrill! There are different techniques that are used when creating a piece that is 2"x2" versus a 6'x4' or larger! When doing a large mural, such as "Mt. Hood Grandview", finding balance with detail is important. While the d...