A “December” Painting

I recently finished this painting of “fresh cut roses” from my yard. It was done in acrylics on canvas.  These flowers actually bloomed last August.  I took a reference photo of them at the time, and finally began painting them in early December. No winter wonderland scenes here. Mostly because it doesn’t snow where live. […]

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Creative Block

As I wrote in an earlier blog, October was an exhausting month for me. There were birthdays, my daughter’s bridal shower, followed by the death of grandmother, her funeral, and my daughter’s Halloween wedding. I celebrated, decorated, and mourned.  In November, I found myself drained on several levels…..and quite disturbed over the presidential election results. […]

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Fairy Garden Creation

In the random piece of my backyard that is elevated and lacks grass between two palms, my daughter and I decided to make a fairy garden.  My husband and her bought and put together a solar windmill. It was added first. I then added my pink 1.00 elf from Target. Then we created a path […]

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Mustard and Ketchup

These are my newly planted roses that I call “mustard and ketchup.” They have other official bio and fancy poetic names.  I try to keep track of those as I plant them by saving the plastic labels they came with.  In this case, either the kids or the wind took off with those.  The labels […]

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