watercolor

Giving Thanks For Purses, Pumpkin Pancakes, and Little People

Giving Thanks For Purses, Pumpkin Pancakes, and Little People

  I Am Thankful    Having just celebrated Thanksgiving, I feel the need to share a few of my many blessings. So many years of my life have been spent enjoying the holidays with family, enjoying the food and traditions but not focusing on what […]

Smoked Tea and Bookstores Make Me Want to Paint: Watercolors

Smoked Tea and Bookstores Make Me Want to Paint: Watercolors

  Bookshop In the Boonies   This year has certainly been a year of learning to breathe. I cannot remember having this many blog breaks since I started back in 2010. But I am learning to roll with it in the hope that time will […]

Watercolor Nesting Dolls

Watercolor Nesting Dolls

  A Family of Dolls   Matryoshka Dolls have always intrigued me due to their colorful exteriors and secret compartments. And how cool is it that they nest inside each other to save space? These adorable little pieces of folk art would look great in […]

A Pair of Chickens: Gond Watercolor Painting

A Pair of Chickens: Gond Watercolor Painting

Fresh Eggs I have been dreaming of having my own chickens for a while now.  I love the idea of having a small little homestead with a few chickens running around and maybe a goat and some bunnies. My youngest son received a rabbit hutch […]

Bird Gond Watercolor Painting

Bird Gond Watercolor Painting

Let it Snow …   We had our first snow of the season yesterday and my kiddos and I spent the day inside in the warmth. The snow started much earlier than predicted but the school district had already called off school for the day.  […]

Gond Watercolor Painting

Gond Watercolor Painting

Paint & Relax I have been spending more time working on my sketching and painting as of late. It is the perfect way to relax if I don’t feel like doing anything that requires mental focus. Not every time I sit down is it a […]

Watercolor Portraits

Watercolor Portraits

In My Previous Life… A long time ago I used to paint. Pre-Children Era. Painting can be very therapeutic and relaxing but requires periods of uninterrupted time. And those of you that have had children would probably agree with me that un-interrupted time and children […]