GTS: Little Terrariums

GTS:  Little Terrariums

999 people entered the Lilla Rogers Global Talent Search and only 50 will make it through to the next round! I’m not going to post details of the contest requirements but will share my entry below! I used a combination of collage, gelatin prints, linocut, hand lettering & drawing & painting on this one. I […]

Tropical Fusion Bloghop: Jan 18-21!

Posted on Jan 15, 2014 in inspiration, nature, pattern, textile, trends | No Comments
Tropical Fusion Bloghop:  Jan 18-21!

On Jan 18-21, you are invited to a pattern bloghop featuring close to 50 designers inspired by the theme, “Tropical Fusion” AND the Pantone color of the year, Radiant Orchid! Mary Tanana of Groovity Surface Design has graciously organized the bloghop and Lisa Rivas designed the fabulous logo.   So please, either come back here on […]

Inspiration: Christopher Wool & threeASFOUR

Posted on Oct 25, 2013 in art, fashion, inspiration, pattern | No Comments
Inspiration:  Christopher Wool & threeASFOUR

I happened to be in NYC this week and was lucky to pop into the Guggenheim and the Jewish Museum for a shot of inspiration.  Although they were still setting up Christopher Wool’s exhibit at the Guggenheim, his work was large and high contrast black and white so I could see it from the sidelines.  […]

FIND NEW DESIGNERS: An online, global resource of 150+ surface pattern designers

Posted on Oct 10, 2013 in friends, inspiration, pattern, textile | One Comment
FIND NEW DESIGNERS: An online, global resource of 150+ surface pattern designers

Huge thanks must go out to founder, Gill Eggleston, for creating the FIND NEW DESIGNERS online surface pattern designer directory and Little White Book (Second Edition).   It’s an online, global resource of 150+ surface pattern designers.  You can find my work on page 56 of the Little White Book.   Grab a cup of coffee […]

August Already

Posted on Aug 9, 2013 in art, inspiration, linocut, pattern | One Comment
August Already

The summer is flying by and it’s a rainy day here in NY.  I’m procrastinating laundry and my blog needs some lovin!   We have been busy as new homeowners learning how much maintenance a new home requires…and this was a move-in-ready kind of house that was meticulously maintained.  I can’t imagine buying & renovating an […]

Spring Art, Pattern and Life

Posted on May 9, 2013 in art, color, fabric, flowers, inspiration, updates | No Comments
Spring Art, Pattern and Life

Hello!  It’s been over a month since my last update so here’s a colorful update. One quick happy note is my large painting titled, Bloom True, found it’s forever home in Warwick after being spotted at the Genetti Glass Open Studio Sale this April!  It’s always a nice surprise when someone connects with something you’ve […]

Spring Mood Board

Spring Mood Board

I am DYING for SPRING.  I made this mood board for a project recently. Can you tell I’m color starved??!  Will show you some new patterns from it soon…          

Pattern Inspiration in my house

Posted on Jul 12, 2012 in inspiration, pattern | 2 Comments

Since it’s a hot sunny day, I thought I’d post hot colored items that I currently own and adore:

Inspiration: Hatch Show Print

Posted on Jun 7, 2012 in art, ink, inspiration, vacation | 2 Comments

It’s a beautiful, fresh, sunny morning…the grass is wet from last night’s rain and the world smells sweet!  Thought I’d share a little inspiration from this past weekend when we took our first adult vacation in three years to Nashville, TN!   My husband has a client who had an art show & 60th bday party […]