chickadee pillowcase pattern

Remember I said I was going to design my own pattern to embroider on a pillowcase? I finally got around to it. I wanted something wintery, and that wasn’t overly feminine like most pillowcase designs. And yet it’s not exactly masculine, because of the chickadee. I traced this design with blue pen onto my pillowcaseContinue reading “chickadee pillowcase pattern”

I put up a few paintings on etsy

I added some things to my etsy shop. The two Weims and the greyhound are prints. I’ve had requests for prints, and these are the first ones I’m happy enough with to sell. All the other paintings thumbnailed here are originals. This onion one is a personal favorite. I love the little bird, and theContinue reading “I put up a few paintings on etsy”

Victoria Magazine’s Christmas Issue is available!

I got my issue — did you get yours? So many beautiful photographs of holiday-decorated homes, and ideas for entertaining and display! Not ideas for gift giving, but for making sure your holiday is full of gracious detail! I like the article about holiday scents. Isn’t the smell of Christmas a huge part of whatContinue reading “Victoria Magazine’s Christmas Issue is available!”

a rabbit, a horse & a cat painting for ebay

Every week it seems like I paint less and less. I don’t know if it’s true, but I sure am tired by Friday night, and really need the rest on Sunday! This week I did 5 ebay paintings, and 2 commissioned pieces. If you are interested in having me do a Christmas present for you,Continue reading “a rabbit, a horse & a cat painting for ebay”

Embroidered bedspread

I bought this on ebay so it doesn’t exactly count as thrifted, but the price was so ridiculously cheap it may as well have been. I watched similar items for a while, and there’s almost no competition for these. Why not? Look at all that embroidery? How long did it take to make this? LookContinue reading “Embroidered bedspread”