When Your Memories Start to Fade

When Your Memories Start to Fade

    | My mom is the little blonde second from the left. One more was added to the family when my mom was in high school |   We have all had those experiences waiting for the memories to fade. In fact, people will tell you that the memory will fade...
May 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

May 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around me if I have my eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it in the tension of transition (thank you Craig Cooney for articulating it so well). This will be more of what I share soon as our business is shifting, our home...
Navigli Antique Market | Antique Market in Milan

Navigli Antique Market | Antique Market in Milan

When we are staying in Bellagio we love to take the train from Lake Como to Milan for the Navigli Antique Market. On the last Sunday of every month over 400 vendors line the banks of Naviglio Grande (the oldest canal in Milan) and you will find everything from vintage...
48 Hours in Venice | Top Tips

48 Hours in Venice | Top Tips

  While we were in Italy last summer, we had a little over 48 hours in Venice. There are many faces to this ancient city you can visit again and again and keep discovering new beauty. I would like to offer some suggestions that may help to take a step back in...
Travel Musts Shopping Guide | Part Two

Travel Musts Shopping Guide | Part Two

      I have wanted to travel since I was a little girl. I would call up the airlines and ask them how much to fly from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angles, California (or a million other places). I am so sorry to every single person that spent all of that...
Travel Musts Shopping Guide | Part One

Travel Musts Shopping Guide | Part One

  I have wanted to travel since I was a little girl. I would call up the airlines and ask them how much to fly from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angles, California (or a million other places). I am so sorry to every single person that spent all of that time on the...
Paper + Portraits | A Live Zoom Art Workshop

Paper + Portraits | A Live Zoom Art Workshop

Join me for another live Zoom art workshop. This session is all about portrait printmaking. In this online workshop you will create multiple quick portraits that will be your inspiration for your linoprint. I will share my process for create loose and abstract...
Inspired By | May 2024

Inspired By | May 2024

We are. on our way home from Nashville and our time with Jack and Maddy. We packed up Maddy’s apartment on campus and moved everything into storage for the summer. She only has one semester left. During our quick trip we ate good food, talked for hours, laughed...
Birthday Sale | One Course 40% Off

Birthday Sale | One Course 40% Off

  This is my birthday week and on May 5th I turn 52! I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze out all of the goodness I can when it comes to me too. Come celebrate with me and get ONE course that you have been looking...
Birthday Sale | One Online Course 40% Off!

Birthday Sale | One Online Course 40% Off!

  This is my birthday week and on May 5th I turn 52! I love birthdays! I love making it extra special for those I love and I will squeeze out all of the goodness I can when it comes to me too. Come celebrate with me and get ONE course that you have been looking...
April 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

April 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

I am constantly in awe of the beauty that is all around me if I have my eyes open to it. Sometimes I find it in the midst of boxes and memories, the sound of a favorite jazz album, how different spring looks at a new place, memes sent back and forth until we talk,...
Experiments on Paper | Instant Access + Watch the Trailer

Experiments on Paper | Instant Access + Watch the Trailer

          In this two part online workshop you will create multiple abstract works on paper. I share my techniques and methods of creating layers and texture within my work, composition, how to get unstuck and how to finish your work and how...
Beautiful Live Workshops | The Round-Up

Beautiful Live Workshops | The Round-Up

There are always so many gorgeous live workshops to choose from! Since I know so many of the artists that curate incredible experiences I wanted to share them and where they are heading this year (and next). Even if you do not travel with them this year please go...
What Is Inspiring Me | April 2024

What Is Inspiring Me | April 2024

I wanted to share more of what I am reading, watching, listening to and learning etc. There is so much beauty all around us and we have to be intentional to make sure that what we consume (watch, read, listen to, learn) feeds us in beautiful ways. BUT the other...
Proof of Life | Journal Entry No. 16

Proof of Life | Journal Entry No. 16

  I had been in Italy for almost a month teaching art workshops for Daune Pitman and the trip was ending with time to rest in Florence. It was the day before heading back to the US and Daune and I had planned to catch the fast train to Arezzo for the once a month...
March 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

March 2024 Beauty Round-Up | Beauty Found

In 2019 I traveled more than I have ever traveled. I had more trips throughout the US and Europe than ever before and my companion on these trips was the book Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel and my stitching.  This month for our beauty round-up of free beauty found...
Opportunities To Create Together

Opportunities To Create Together

I wanted to quickly share some of the ways we can create together on our site but also other collaborations I am honored to be a part of.   Art Rituals through Everything Art I’m a part of Art Rituals – a new mini course available now at Everything Art. Build...
What is Inspiring Me | February 2024

What is Inspiring Me | February 2024

I wanted to share more of what I am reading, watching, listening to and learning etc. There is so much beauty all around us and we have to be intentional to make sure that what we consume (watch, read, listen to, learn) feeds us in beautiful ways. BUT the other...