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”

Spring Showers and Frogs

Frogs have been an inspiration since I created my Art Deco frog artwork, which is the most popular design in my shop. It was not hard to choose the colors for this new design, “Spring Rain Frog and Dragonfly–Gray”.  Mustard with dusty rose gold and  “Living Coral” the Pantone color of the year, are  someContinue reading “Spring Showers and Frogs”

I’m Courageous

I’m working on affirmations for children. Connecting my artwork to the Great Lakes region is also important to me, while exploring ideas for surface pattern design. I do remember being courageous as a child, and quite happy to talk to anyone. ☺️🛥⚓️.   My nautical artwork with this affirmation and others, are in the processContinue reading “I’m Courageous”

Favorites

Getting the tools out to create a new patio or a graphic design using Illustrator keeps us very busy. Looking through our photos, I believe we are blessed with a supportive family, a good work ethic, and the creative skills that make our lives more interesting and sweet. Some sarcasm is fun too. Today, I postedContinue reading “Favorites”

Through the Lens

This post is about my creative process. Away from technology, experiencing life through the lens of my camera, is my favorite place to be. Whether it’s a pink reflection on the lake, or orange flower petals reaching for the light, I’m in my happy place. yessssss. I didn’t know the shape of this succulent plantContinue reading “Through the Lens”

Make Your Point

I remember when my parents hired a designer to work on the decor for my bedroom when I was in high school. The curtains and the bed covering were a green and rust paisley pattern. At that time, I was not impressed with the moroccan style motifs. How things change when your taste in decorContinue reading “Make Your Point”