Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Be Happy

I made this 8x10 piece as a gift for someone who's been generous in sharing her wisdom and love of life with me.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Wedding Rose


Wedding season is almost upon us. This 5x7 photo frame is trimmed with some of my grandmother's antique lace and some "pearl" beads.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Sunday, April 4, 2010

It's What's Inside That Counts


I made this as a gift for a friend who is incredibly supportive and inspiring, not just to me but to many others. The CM in the center of the white circle are her initials.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Every flower is a soul


Gilded Medallion


This piece has a gold-finish wood frame over a canvas and paper ground, with a metallic gold embossed medallion motif and metallic gold trim.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Life 9-Patch


I'm not sure if I'm finished with this one yet.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Love and Peace


I think the last time I decorated something with a peace sign was in 1969. I'm enjoying the recent resurgence of its popularity.

U R G R 8 T ! Photo Frames


One of these photo frames would be a cool gift for a youngster, with a positive message: U R G R 8 T! (You are great!)

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Tea for Two


After doing several collages with coffee as the theme, I decided that tea lovers deserve some attention.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Friends & Coffee - version 2


Friends & Coffee - version 1

I sold this piece to the owners of our local coffee shop, Higher Ground. How could they not buy it?

Friday, January 29, 2010

Valentine for a Sister


I made this collage for my "foster" sister, Laurie, for Valentine's Day. Our names are in the small red heart that the hands are holding at the bottom of the canvas.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

O Christmas Tree

It's a bit late, but here's a Christmas tree design:

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Handkerchief Art


This trio of pictures uses 3 of my grandmother's floral handkerchiefs, 3 of her lace doilies, and paper rosettes spelling her maiden name.