“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” - Howard Thurman

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

New art....check it out...

These are 8x10 mixed media pieces. I just listed them on my Etsy site, HERE. $35 each and $6 shipping....thanks for your support!!!

My assistant...no painting was hurt during the taking of this picture :)

Etsy page: HERE. Thank you!!

Thursday, February 4, 2010

New Painting....

New Painting....

(Update 2/5/10: PAINTING SOLD...woo hoo...still have Ethiopia Decorations on Etsy)

Original 11x14, signed, acrylic painting now on Etsy.


$75 plus $6 shipping. All $$ goes toward our adoption. Thank you.

Close up of center fairy.

Close up of detail.

Close up of detail.

To purchase go HERE. Thank you.

Valentine's Day Decoration

Ethiopia is emphasized in the middle with different paper and thread.


In a display frame/shadowbox.

$10 (frame not included). Please go to my Etsy page to order:


p.s. New painting going up today too. I'll post it here in a little while.


Friday, January 29, 2010

Adoption Art...

Since I just mentioned Adoption Art in my last post I thought I would pass along a link to this artist who is currently doing great Adoption Art....and she has an art give away right now, so go enter :)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Painting and Ethiopia Decoration on Etsy

I made these around Christmas and called them ornaments and now that Christmas is over I am calling them "Decorations" :) A couple pictures down is an example of how to display them year round. This one has a heart over Ethiopia....They would make great Valentine's Day presents :) Thanks for your support.


This is a shadow box frame from Michael's craft store. It even came with the pin to hang it with :) This way you can display it all year round.

This sweet mixed media painting just went up on Etsy. I was thinking about my friend that I miss when I started painting it but it transformed into a Mother/Daughter image. It has gold leafing (how do you say that?:) that really makes it stand out. Other materials include: Acrylic and oil paint, papers, glue, ink, graphite, paint pens. It is 8 x 10 and listed at $35 and $5 for shipping. Here is the Etsy link:


Would love some suggestion on subject matter for my next art piece. Adoption art?? Nature?? People?? Inspiring words in the art?? Tell me what style you are drawn to?? I definitely paint from my heart and not to please others, but I am always interested in what others are drawn to.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

A couple new pieces...

This one will go up on my Etsy page soon...I'll let you know when it is up.

This is a close up of the words on the art piece.

This one will not be for sale because I used a picture of Belina Eaton's amazing painting to practice painting faces. Her art is out of this world, check her out!!

I may use this one for some sort of art give away....stay tuned :)

Friday, January 15, 2010

Treasure Hunt...

Decided on a treasure hunt yesterday. We have a couple gigantic antique stores in town. I didn't even make it through 1 of them in 2 1/2 hours!!! I so wish we were ready to move into a new house because I saw some great, heavy furniture items that we don't have room for here, and, well, we don't have the money for yet, so it will have to wait. But here are a couple of my finds....Have a great Friday!!!!

Such a cute Owl painting for $15. I LOVE owls and I love the shape of this piece.

Shabby Chic...don't really know if that is what you call it, so a super cool, worn shelf for baby girl's room.

Vintage Ragedy Ann and Andy for baby girl's room.

Ragedy Ann....

Ragady Andy...I can not get over his face....so sweet.