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COMING IN FEBRUARY – A DOG PAINTING A DAY

I LOVE DOGS I LOVE PAINTING Last fall I made the VERY difficult decision to stop taking commission work. I have LOVED painting custom pet portraits and plan to return to them in the future but I need to devote my painting time to my original painting to continue growing as an ARTIST. **********************************************

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5 WAYS TO UPDATE YOUR KITCHEN FOR NOT ALOT OF $$$ – PART II

I had such a great time compiling PART I of this POST and  I found so much great inspiration that I simply had to add a PART II. One thing I have learned…after all MY YEARS ON EARTH as a Mom, homeowner, Design blogger and decorator and Artist with a smidge of A.D.D is that your… Read More 5 WAYS TO UPDATE YOUR KITCHEN FOR NOT ALOT OF $$$ – PART II

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DO YOUR OWN THING – HOUSE BEAUTIFUL – KATIE UKROPS -AND PINK!

HAVE YOU SEEN THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL? THE SEPTEMBER ISSUE OF HOUSE BEAUTIFUL IS ON NEWS-STANDS AND IN MAILBOXES EVERYWHERE!  WHEN I saw this issue at the Grocery store…I had to buy it on the spot (even though I SOMEHOW HAVE TWO subscriptions to House Beautiful!!) . BUT, I could not wait to… Read More DO YOUR OWN THING – HOUSE BEAUTIFUL – KATIE UKROPS -AND PINK!