Spring Showers bring New Scarves & Fabric!

Happy Spring!  Who doesn’t love Spring and flowers and birds?!  I’m very excited to share these new scarves and fabrics that are finally available for you to enjoy! I had so much fun making them over the past year and look forward to sharing a more cohesive collection next year! Follow me on Instagram and please SUBSCRIBE to my newsletter […]

Updated Etsy shop and new Linocuts

Posted on Feb 29, 2016 in art, flowers, illustration, ink, linocut, nature, printmaking | No Comments
Updated Etsy shop and new Linocuts

I’ve been busy working on my Etsy shop this month by adding better photos, better descriptions and most importantly NEW WORK!  I’m excited to be back working on my linocut projects again.  I’ve had a few big projects for my kids school and I’ve started a flexible day job with my husband again plus the usual […]

Floral Linocut Wall Art

Posted on Apr 4, 2015 in art, flowers, illustration, ink, linocut, nature, printmaking | No Comments
Floral Linocut Wall Art

I’ve been experimenting with taking photos of my linocut prints in different frames and settings to see what kind of style I like.  Here are the most recent fruits of my labor!  Many thanks to my friend for lending me her camera.  You can buy most of these original linocut prints in my Etsy shop.  The last […]

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 […]

Call of the Wild Soul Art Retreat

Posted on Dec 17, 2013 in art, female, nature, self, updates, vacation | No Comments
Call of the Wild Soul Art Retreat

It is now over a month ago that I attended the Call of the Wild Soul Art Retreat in Petaluma, CA. I posted an album of photos on my Facebook page which captures the essence of my trip.  This is a small selection.    I am so grateful to the universe for prodding me along […]

Gelatin Printing

Posted on Oct 25, 2013 in art, female, flowers, nature, paper, printmaking | 4 Comments
Gelatin Printing

As promised here are my first experimental prints from my own hand-made gelatin plates.  It is a lot of fun and I think I have an idea for a series.  Something like sacred vessels. I played with Golden Acrylics and some other cheap iridescent paint.  I love the look of the iridescent but it doesn’t […]

September: School, Skillshare, Shows!

September:  School, Skillshare, Shows!

We are celebrating September with the three S’s here!  School, Skillshare, & Shows!   what?! 1. SCHOOL!  My kids are in pre-school at the SAME TIME which means I get a few precious hours per week of productivity to focus on my art & patterns!  hooray! 2. SKILLSHARE!  I signed up for a really great Skillshare […]

Find New Designers: Pin-hop on Saturday June 15!

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 in art, fabric, flowers, nature, pattern, textile, trends | 10 Comments
Find New Designers:  Pin-hop on Saturday June 15!

Hello! I would like to invite you to an exciting PIN-HOP! A what? Let me explain it to you! Recently a group of designers got together and discussed how to keep the idea of a blog hop, but make it easier and quicker to find your favorite designers. The answer was, of course, a pin-hop […]

Spring efuto on it’s way to UK

Posted on Apr 5, 2013 in art, linocut, nature, paper, pattern | 2 Comments
Spring efuto on it’s way to UK

efuto (e = picture, futo = envelope) A bunch of us pattern designers got together for an “efuto” exchange.  My handprinted envelope is currently making it’s way to Bethan Westran in South Yorkshire, UK! I also made a version to send to myself in case Bethan’s gets lost in the mail and so I could […]

Logo Design: The Old Moon Company

Posted on May 8, 2012 in illustration, logos, nature, pattern | 5 Comments

I recently did a logo design for a local jewelry company called, The Old Moon Company.  I was so happy that they chose a logo which incorporated one of my surface pattern designs!  Please visit them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter or shop at their Etsy Store! About The Old Moon Company: All our […]