I’m thrilled to share my capsule collection with Protect My Shoes! Olivia reached out months ago after purchasing some of my shoe stickers and asked if I would dream up a beautiful pattern that could be featured on her signature shoe cushions and shoe bags. Of course I enthusiastically said yes and got to work designing a grandmillennial inspired pattern featuring English roses from my garden, pretty pink bows, and the sparkliest heels. Here’s a look at the final pattern, Romantic Rose…Continue reading
I am absolutely thrilled to share that my debut collection of textiles and wallpaper featuring my hand-painted watercolor designs are now available to shop on Spoonflower! This project has been a wonderful exploration into the world of surface pattern design and has given me the opportunity to stretch my creativity while learning new ways of bringing my art into the world.Continue reading
The Garden Medallion Art Print Collection launches tomorrow and to help you envision these beautiful art prints in your space, I thought I’d share some of my best DIY framing tips along with my favorite sources for vintage inspired frames and colorful mats. If framing intimidates you, know that you’re not alone. But the good news is that framing art prints is actually really simple. And you don’t need any fancy tools either – just a frame, a mat if you’d like, and some acid free framer’s tape!
My brand new collection of prints features a selection of original watercolor fruit & floral paintings from the Watercolor Garden calendar along with corresponding patterns I created using the same motifs. The result is a vintage wallpaper inspired look – each piece gives the appearance of having its own patterned mat! These art prints are equally beautiful framed straight to the edge as they are framed with an added mat. Let’s walk through a few options of frames and mats to give you some inspiration…Continue reading
Painting these little jewels is one of the creative highlights of my year. This is the third year of hand-painting ceramic bisque eggs to celebrate the spring season and I’m delighted to share a bit more about how this year’s collection came to be… I’ve been on a bit of a vintage plate kick as of late and have loved incorporating plates as artwork in our home. While scouring Etsy for pretty ones (there are so many great vintage shops on Etsy), I came across this shop and these antique bread and butter plates.Continue reading
In celebration of my illustration membership The Bountiful Artist re-opening to welcome new members in March, I’m thrilled to offer weekly FREE live online Community Art Classes again this year! Starting Sunday, February 19th at 1:00pm EST, I’ll be hosting a one hour illustration lesson each week using brush markers LIVE on Zoom and it’s completely free! A materials list will be sent out ahead of each lesson so you can purchase the exact supplies I’ll be using if you’d like to, but feel free to gather whatever art supplies you have on hand and make the most of them too! We’ll be sketching fun and happy subjects like flowers, shoes, sweet treats, and more.
All skill levels are welcome to join!
If you participated in Community Art Class last year and didn’t unsubscribe from the mailing list, then you’re all set! But if you are joining us for the first time, be sure to subscribe to the exclusive class mailing list so you get a sneak peek of what we’ll be sketching each week along with the Zoom links, materials lists, and class replays delivered to your inbox.
I can’t wait to see you in class!