Owl shrine

This is a mixed medium (or media – I never know which is right) miniature mosaic shrine ( 3.5 x … More

Blue Willow

My dear old friend Fern, who recently passed, left me her Blue Willow collection. She had painstakingly collected most of … More

Empty Nesting

My youngest daughter Claire is going to move out in a couple of weeks and I’ll have an empty nest … More

Sketch Book

I’ve finally started on the Sketchbook Project 2011. My theme is “Fill Me With Stories” and my plan is to … More

The Red Messenger

This is colored pencil, ink and gold ink on paper. The word angel is from the Latin angelus which in … More

La Reina Nicho Necklace

I found these super cool little nicho pendants in copper with patina at Michaels and just couldn’t resist. I knew … More

Whatever you love…

 “Whatever you love, you are.”~Rumi (1207-1273) If this is true, then today I am-a comfy chair, a hot cup of … More

A wish for you.

I painted this as a house-warming gift for my daughter. It’s a little 12″x12” art spell. Everything that I wished … More

Honey Buttons

Recognize the vintage button, Kerry? It’s one of the ones you sent to me from your stash. Thanks! And one … More


One of my favorite paintings is The Birth of Venus by Botticelli depicting the goddess Venus rising from the ocean on a … More


This is the best quote I could find on buttons- It’s Shakespeare, from Hamlet Act ll Guildenstern: “Happy in that … More