That is the word I find myself using and thinking about a lot lately. The leaves are falling on me like blankets this season. I am surrounded with beauty and color and I am joyous. Seriously happy in a way that is so deep and pure.
I have so much tell you. Little tiny strings of joy to share with you. Settle in for a few minutes with me. Sit close.
I have made a few changes this fall. One of them is daily studio time. And this puts me smack in the middle of a beautiful ... Read more →
When I look back at teaching Hour of Gold at Squam this September, I will remember the light in those New Hampshire woods.
The light from the water that danced on our cabin walls each morning.
The light that was on each night in the library where I set up my class and studio as these women continued to alter the pages of ... Read more →
Year three on a mission trip with my 17-year-old daughter. And 24 other teens. And eight adults I have grown to know and love.
Three years ago, was our first mission trip to Freeport, Grand Bahamas. On the way to the airport early that morning, I cried. I was with a very angry 15-year-old and a bunch of people who knew each other other. I felt so vulnerable.
Time gets away from me. And I have so much to share with you.
I want to tell you about the National Stationery Show and how good it felt to be there. To show up again.
And I want to share about Squam Art Workshops. About all the magic. And that each time I am there the magic is a little different, but what I need to see and feel at that moment.
Both of theses experiences need to be separate because they are so rich. So I will come b... Read more →
The National Stationery Show is a little less than a month away and I have been in a sea of paper. And I love every second of it. Creating. Sewing. Designing. Thinking and then rethinking.
Lately, my creative process takes place on my kitchen table more than in my studio. I need to scan, print and play in photoshop and my cozy little studio has no technology except a coffee maker and a sewing machine. But it is stocked with every kind of paste, gel, stamp and paint you can think of. So I have been ma... Read more →