What I’ve been reading…

For the past week I’ve been able to steal some time away and take in a book devoted to the art of decorating, also known as interior design. Photo from: http://rosetarlow.com/about-books.php The Private House by Rose Tarlow was quite the fun read. Not only did I gain design wisdom (which

New in the Shop: Springtime Meadow 12×12 Print

The newest addition to my shop is a new size and a new color scheme. A few weekends ago, I was sitting outside in the late afternoon watching the birds flying and the leaves being tossed in the breeze. That’s when I saw these magnificent colors. The sun was shining

Welcoming, Cheerful Foyer: Design Board

For this design, I wanted to capture colors and designs that I believe would set a welcoming entrance to any home. Foyers, entryways or whatever you may call the area near your front door is an interesting area to design around. First, I needed to address storage. For my preference,

New in the Shop: Summer Flower Garden

Presenting the newest print available in my shop: Summer Flower Garden Brilliant sunny days during summertime inspired this painting. I love the way the light bursts through the flowers and makes the flowers appear as though they are shimmering gems against the crystal clear cerulean sky. Choosing only the best

Beach-inspired bedroom designs

With beach bedroom as my search term, I was looking around houzz.com for some interior design inspirations. Oh boy did I find some. Here are three rooms that intrigued my creative side and struck a chord with my design-loving side: Contemporary Bedroom by Wilmington Interior Designers & Decorators Bruce Palmer

Saturday tidbits

A few days ago I walked into our bedroom (my husband and I’s room – I felt as though I needed to specify) and was greeted by a beautiful arrangement of flowers. There were bright pink daisies with three white calla lilies. He assembled a striking collection of colors, which

New in the Shop: ‘Turquoise and Gray’ print

It’s been a busy few days around here, but I am happy to say that I have a new print up as well as one on the way. This new print is everything wonderful that I love in a painting. The aqua/turquoise/mint green/gray composition is in a landscape position, which

Pieces at Williams and Sonoma

I set myself loose again to look for what would inspire me, what would make my heart sing. I succeeded and found some finds at the lovely store of Williams and Sonoma. Every time I enter their store, I want to start cooking, but sadly, there are no ovens or