I don’t get to draw very often these days. I enjoyed working on this piece for a friend of mine. I should work with pencil more often. I forget how much fun it is.


Painting Hearts

Juniper has a very detail oriented personality. Everything has to go EXACTLY how she pictures it in her head. If we are doing a project from a book, it needs to look just like the photo. You have to answer her questions exactly how she thinks you should. (That one is tricky. I’m not a…


{Etsy Love} Pride and Prejudice

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   I’ve been invited to a movie night at a good friend’s house this Friday night. We’ll be watching Austenland. I figured I better actually READ Pride and Prejudice before then, so the movie makes sense. Well, I may have…


The Quest for the Macaron

I have been intrigued by french macarons for forever, mostly because they look like tiny colorful hamburgers! I finally gave them a try last week and, as you can see, the first batch didn’t exactly turn out… But I was totally expecting them to be a disaster so it was all good! One batch got…


Do you want to build a snowman?

YES. Yes I do. I’ve never been much of a fan of winter… but I DO love a good snowman! We got a ridiculous ton of snow yesterday. I even got to work from home. And all day I just kept thinking, ‘we are going to build the biggest snowman ever!’ Well, we finally got…



I got to do two more mini paintings last month. My favorite! I know, I said Instagram paintings were my favorite.. but both of them are! I just love the tiny sizes. They’re so cute. Speaking of cute. When I showed the girl on the right her finished painting, her 6 year old son said…