The other day, I was making some updates to the blog and realized much to my embarrassment – that the photos of the house were super outdated!!! So I went back and UPDATED making a nice fresh new house TOUR and what being Wednesday and all…I thought it the perfect day to share it with… Read More MY OLD COUNTRY HOUSE TOUR – 2017 EDITION
TGIF – Lots happening today on the blog! I AM EXCITED TO INTRODUCE YOU TO “LIL CAVALIER” I AM A HUGE FAN OF CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIELS!!!! Everyone I know that has a Cavalier swears they are the BEST DOGS!!!! HERE ARE 5 FACTS I LEARNED ABOUT CAVALIER KING CHARLES SPANIELS 1.They are very good… Read More DAY 3 – DOG-A-DAY MEET “THE LIL CAVALIER”
I CRIED WHEN I HEARD THAT MY BELOVED MARY TYLER MOORE PASSED AWAY. There is No show I have adored more, actress I have loved or character (other than Scout from to kill a Mockingbird) that has touched my heart more. I found this BLOG post written almost exactly 4 years ago – that I… Read More FAREWELL MARY TYLER MOORE
I HAVE ALWAYS SHIED AWAY FROM POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS. Partly because I tend to shy away from conflict and hot button topics and partly because I felt uneducated on politics and truth be told do not like speaking about things I know nothing about. I have tried to educate myself over the years…but I think I… Read More MONDAY MORNING
THE #1 PAINT COLOR THAT PEOPLE AGONIZE OVER IS.. YOU GUESSED IT… WHITE THERE ARE SO MANY WHITES- AND ALL WHITES ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL…IN FACT THERE ARE HUGE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THEM THAT CAN THROW YOUR DECORATING ADVENTURES INTO A TAILSPIN!!!
9 ways to bring some pink into your home/life How to bring this punchy shade home. Read Story
To put it quite simply, painting takes me to my “Happy-Place” …and painting animals…takes me to my “Happy Place with sugar on top”. It feeds my soul. A large part of my creative self is devoted to painting portraits of animals. It is not something I set out to do, but instead an avenue… Read More CUSTOM PET PORTRAITS – 6 OLD DOGS
A few minutes before midnight….just enough time to write a quick post.. .though not a MAKEOVER post.. I was honored to be the featured Artist in the SPOTLIGHT SERIES on “THE ENGLISH ROOM” blog today… THE ENGLISH ROOM IS the creation of Holly Phillips, who is an incredibly talented and busy interior designer whom I had the pleasure… Read More PEONIES AND WAFFLES
this special ran Until 11pm on May 19 and is no longer in effect. MY DAD loved Dogs, especially his Golden Retrievers…and one of the first Pet Portraits I did was of my Dad’s Dog Nelson. At least 50% of the Custom pet Portraits I paint are gifts for the men in our lives…. … Read More CUSTOM PET PORTRAIT – FATHER’S DAY SPECIAL
CUSTOM PET PORTRAIT GIVEAWAY **************************************************************** Congratulations Thank you so much for your kind words and your sweet inspirational stories! See..you moved me so much I am going to have TWO winners..and I am going to increase the discount to 20% off to anyone who left a comment that would like to order a pet portrait from… Read More lesli devito CUSTOM PET PORTRAIT GIVEAWAY!!!