Seahorse Damask Love

This artwork is inspired by western ornament and sea life. The pale, dusty peach shade imparts a vintage feel. I love the blue version, but I decided to enter my original design into the Spoonflower design challenge. The seahorse is styled after my Art Deco Frog, which is the most popular fabric and wallpaper inContinue reading “Seahorse Damask Love”

Cool Cat Face

Today was a beautiful day to be outside with temps in the 70’s, especially for November! It was warmer than the last time we were up north in September. An Indian Summer has blessed us again.  In September, I was sewing more drawstring backpacks using artwork from my Spoonflower shop. This animal print design isContinue reading “Cool Cat Face”

Modern Michigan Woodland – Let’s Play!

I’m back! I’ve been working on creating more surface designs and building a portfolio. This artwork is created for children that desire a whimsical space with a woodland theme. Do you see the fox and raccoon?  As fabric, this is adorable as a tent for sleep-over parties. Check out my design as fabric and wallpaper onContinue reading “Modern Michigan Woodland – Let’s Play!”

Fur Baby Portrait

Inspiration can come from anywhere. My sketchbook is a great example of thoughts developed from dreams, to chatting with friends at work, old photographs, or flower textures. I fell in love with Fabio the rottweiler. His expression inspired me!  Thank you to Richa from from iscriblr.com for allowing me to use an image that caught myContinue reading “Fur Baby Portrait”

Mushroom Houses

This is my interpretation of the mushroom houses in Charlevoix, Michigan, inspired by the mid-century architecture of Earl Young. I’ve spent many sunny days searching for Petoskey stones on the beach, and watching the boats passing through the channel. This is my second hometown, Charlevoix. To help my artwork gain recognition, you can vote for myContinue reading “Mushroom Houses”