Outside the studio: Fiction, lemons and paint chip bookmarks

Lately I have been experiencing the urge to paint, read and eat lemon-flavored foods. Then the outdoors will beckon me with its bright colors and glorious warmth. My mind feels like a constant whirlwind of wanting to do so much at once. I don’t want to miss out on any

Basil up close by Cortney North

A round-up of stress-lowering favorites all thanks to my Fitbit

Before I get to my favorites: I wanted to let you know that you’ll notice changes to the website over the course of the next month. It is in the process of being updated by my talented web designer, who also happens to be my husband. As our world is

Screenshots of what I’m loving right now!

Well, I’m not even sure how to start this post because there is so much spinning around in my head. Yesterday I wanted to have the painting shown below ready to sell in print form on Etsy. I really, really like this painting. It is a slight variation on my

When life gives you lemon curd…

… you should probably eat it. Especially if it’s Trader Joe’s Lemon Curd. This past weekend was a blur for most of the days. I was out buying a printer, visiting with family, baking loaves of bread and eating them. But I discovered something I’ve been spying for some time.