Wine Barrel 2017 is DONE!

I am beyond excited to share my wine barrel for 2017! Ever curious what it takes to take on such a project……..well I recorded every step just to see for myself Special thanks goes to Firehouse Glass of Ramona for donating the glass table top […]

Dare 2 Create DOWN UNDER!

Fresh back from Ministry of Mixology USA which I will share soon Andy Skinner and I are honored to have an article in Australia’s Australian Simply Cards! The wonderful and brilliant Marji interviewed us and just did an awesome job.  Andy and I are gearing […]

Check out the latest issues of Painting World Magazine

Make sure to check out the latest two issues of Painting World Magazine (August and October 2017).  I am always proud to write for such a great magazine…. In August you can check my article out about turning your Passion into a Profession: I am […]

My hummingbirds are back…Crazy Bird Lady

Speaking of Mother Nature…..crazy bird lady is back!  I am on a daily rotation of emptying my hummingbird feeder’s and even added a new one to the mix this year (thanks to Mary and Danielle!). There is just something about 15 of these birds dive […]

I’m Back and Taking In Nature

I am back…..back to blogging, writing, to life and art!  We had some adjusting to do with travel, work and kids going back to school. But yes they are off to 10th grade!  They have their driver’s permits now! I have returned from some big […]

Making time to stop and smell the flowers…

Well, I would like to say that time is on my side but……..it is not always.  Lately I am trying to carve out time to fit in as much as I can to relax.  This past weekend my focus was my wine barrel which I […]

DecoArt SoSoft Painted Shoes

Prior to going to England I worked on a project for Hochanda and want to share it here…….mixed media hand painted shoes.  I scoured Pinterest for ideas and saw tons and painted these. Here are some of the steps along the way… The great thing […]

Wine barrel 2017…..

Just a quick update to share what I am working on “in” the Studio. Actually it is in my foyer at the moment.  I am working on my barrel for the 2017 Ramona Art & Wine Festival.  I did not think I would participate for […]