Rainbow Connections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Rainbow Connections During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I posted this today on my social media feeds and have received some messages from people asking if they can do the same thing, using our letter. OF COURSE! I’ve added a downloadable PDF of the letter below. Here are the details: we’re doing a “rainbow...
Why I’m closing up shop

Why I’m closing up shop

Holy wow. The path of least resistance really does exist. And mine has an art shop with a sign in the window: closed till further notice. That’s right, friends; I’m closing the Etsy shop that has been my labor of love for the past five years. This would...

my the biggest sale of the year!

It’s here! It’s here! My biggest sale of the year! Every summer, I fill the sleigh and deck the halls for my Christmas in July Sale. And people, it is ON. Everything – yes, everything – is on sale until midnight central on Friday (7/11). Just...

MY SUPER DUPER HOLIDAY SALE and 7 others not-to-miss

‘Tis the season to shop – and lots of small businesses are hoping they’re on your wish list! Today is Small Business Saturday – the perfect day to stop at independent book stores, eat at locally-owned restaurants, step inside mom-and-pop shops...

creating goodness: art for sandy hook

I have been shielding myself from TV news for days now. While I’ve read several stories and talked with friends and family about Friday’s travesty in Sandy Hook, I cannot bring myself to watch the footage, to hear the interviews, to process the facts (and...

The Imagination Station! {Light Up Your Space}

Several years ago, I made what we call in our family “a red choice.” Out of space for the kids’ art materials, I threw a couple of coloring books into the storage drawer underneath the stove. Most people use that space for pots and pans…things...

Serendipity Strikes Again {Win Art From SARK}

I love when someone pops into my head – and then pops into my life. Those daydreams or “whatever happened to…” moments are like little whispers from the universe that someone special is about to cross my path. It happened just the other day. I...

Found in the Mail: My Best Self

When the package arrived on my doorstep, every inch of my being wanted to tear it open and let the love inside spill out. But I didn’t; I waited till the kids were quiet, my phone was turned off and projects were done, knowing I’d need some alone time to...