Experimenting with Watercolor Gelatos

June 24, 2018
Designs with watercolor gelatos |

If you remember in my last blog post, I said that during the month of June, I planned on spending time experimenting and practicing different design techniques using watercolor. Inspired by one of Blick Art Material’s Instagram post, I discovered Faber-Castell Watercolor Getatos and was immediately intrigued. I also happened to have a 20% off […]

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Inspired by Watercolor

July 4, 2017
Watercolor sketch with pan watercolor |

I recently participated in Pattern Observer’s 5 Day Design Shake Up. The purpose of this shake up or “challenge” was to encourage creative exploration. When you are a creative professional, it is easy to get caught up in the administrative side of your business, absorbed in client projects or bogged down in full …

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The process to finding the perfect creative hobby

February 4, 2016
The process to finding the perfect creative hobby |

I encourage everyone to have a creative hobby – but the process of finding that perfect creative activity that suits your lifestyle and budget takes time and patience! If you don’t find it right away, don’t despair or give up – keep looking, keep experimenting and eventually you’ll find that one creative activity that …

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New Workshop: Rubber Stamp Making

October 11, 2014
Rubber Stamp-Making Workshop: Learn How To Carve Your Own Rubber Stamp |

Join me for my next workshop: rubber stamp making! Holiday decorating might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word linoleum, but in this workshop I will teach how to transform a plain, unassuming lino-block into a one-of-a-kind stamp with countless seasonal uses. Using a lino-cutter, you’ll …

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Pillow Talk!

September 5, 2011

“Always keep an eye on the detail.  Finishing touches such as throw pillows make all the difference, especially in the bedroom.” ~Nate Berkus, designer Throw pillows are my favorite decorating accessory. By using  the right fabrics, colors and prints, you can create a luxurious feel to a boring old sofa. Interesting prints also add personality […]

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