Sunday, March 1, 2015

Can it be... ?

It's March! And even though there's snow on the ground, I can't help think pink and teal and spring-y colors. BTW anybody else notice that the calendar days for March and Feb are the same?

Monday, February 23, 2015

Paris art journal

A trip to Paris deserves its own special art journal! Had to pick just the right cover (this is from an old French textbook) and all the papers that are going to go inside ...

Sunday, February 22, 2015

The view from my window ...

Yesterday as it snowed heavily, I was lucky to spend the day inside by a cozy fire with a hot tea, looking out at it all and sketching...

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Spin the bottle!

This is a very whimsical take on the traditional bottle tree. The bottles are especially colorful set against the backdrop of freshly fallen snow in my friend's backyard. Adore!

Monday, February 16, 2015

Mr. Lincoln

A happy President's Day from Virginia (where we are finally getting some snow!) This ephemera-filled collage portrait of Lincoln from the lobby of Ford's Theater in Washington, DC is one of my faves ... can you spot the Harper's Weekly, an old envelope, tintypes and various old photos? Genius!

Sunday, February 15, 2015

For the love of books!

Found these vintage books at an estate sale on Friday. I'm delighted to share them with you over at the store!
UPDATE: these sold out in under 12 hours, so I'll be posting more soon. If you want to be notified when they're available, join the email list. Just shoot me an email at with the subject "Join email"

Saturday, February 14, 2015


I made these cookies many years ago and had the foresight to take a pic ... came across the print just the other day. Happy Heart Day everyone!