Meetup | February Goals

Meetup | February Goals

February! You started with more rain, thank you we need it so!!! Last week Liam was out here briefly: we picked him up at the airport late on Thursday, Andrew drove him into LA on Friday so he could audition for grad school at UCLA, Saturday I took him into Pasadena so he could have… Continue Reading

Studio Snapshot | Improv Piecing Some Pillows

Studio Snapshot | Improv Piecing Some Pillows

I’ve been working on new pillows for my freshly painted living room, I want a total of 5 (with 3 different size pillow forms) in my Autumn Splendor palette. I started with a vague idea on what I wanted to do with a couple of them and went from there.  I wanted one of the… Continue Reading

January Goals Check-in

January Goals Check-in

Well, I’ve made a bit of progress: January Goals New Pillows for Living Room January 31   30% DVD boxes for Living Room January 31  100% Stripey Quilt for Living Room January 31    0% New Online Shop!!!! ASAP   20% Dye Slipcovers for Mary January 31   50% FMQ Club January 31    0% Calendar… Continue Reading

DVD Baskets with Cute Leather Handles

DVD Baskets with Cute Leather Handles

After painting the living room, awesome hubby built a custom size unit to house all the A/V electronic bits needed for our entertainment needs: That bottom left shelf is for DVD storage, so I made four baskets that perfectly fit in that space and hold all our DVDs!!! I snapped a couple of pix of… Continue Reading

Meetup | January Goals

Meetup | January Goals

I’m totally out of whack with my Goals posts! So I’m starting with my November list, which is the last I posted, and going from there! November and early December was all about getting everything I wanted done for my Open Studio. Then I pretty much stopped what I was doing for the holidays and… Continue Reading

A Busy Holiday Break!

A Busy Holiday Break!

What a busy holiday we’ve had! We had a fabulous Christmas! Stirling always gets REALLY into present opening, whether it’s for him or not, he’s always exhausted by the end of the day: The day after Christmas the tree came down and all four of us started painting the living room! As you can see,… Continue Reading

2019 is Here

2019 is Here

Although people like to talk about goals/resolutions at this time of year, it doesn’t HAVE to start on January 1. Change is hard, and it starts with small steps. I primarily use my blog to talk about my art, but I occasionally like to share major family events; this blog is also a journal of… Continue Reading

Show Report | Holiday Open Studio 2018

Show Report | Holiday Open Studio 2018

My goodness, it’s been almost 2 weeks since my open studio and I’ve been so busy with end of term grading and Christmas preparations I’ve had NO time to blog! I had a great Holiday Open Studio this year! For the most part, I was talking to a couple of people pretty much straight both… Continue Reading