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The Latest Rain and Garden Boot – “Sun and Moon”

Just heard the fun news that the latest rainboot is now out with my “Sun and Moon” artwork on it – very FUN! Each pair of boots is sold with a collector card that has a picture of the original more »

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“Bench at Giverny” Scarf at National Department Store

When I shared the various scarf samples with my friends and customers, it seemed like the “Bench at Giverny” scarf earned some lovely ‘ooohs’ and ‘aaahs’ (which mean so much to me – I love watching people react to my more »

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Peony Parade

                      Peony Parade is inspired by what is perhaps my favorite flowers – peonies – with their plump, overstuffed with petals, blossoms.   Here in California peonies are difficult to grow more »

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Lovely “Papillons de Paisley” Rain & Garden Boot Just Released!

FUN NEWS! “Papillons de Paisley” has just been introduced as a rain and garden boot. It’s so pretty, I can’t wait to wear these boots! I can imagine them cheering up any grey day paired up with trench coats or more »

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Autumn Butterfly

                      Autumn Butterfly is a richly colored artwork featuring butterflies in velvety fall tones, using a new art technique I’ve been developing.   The more you look, the more rich colors more »

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Autumn Uninterrupted

Autumn Uninterrupted is my homage to M.C. Escher’s technique, because each outline of a leaf helps to form an outline of another leaf.  I also wanted to create the tumbling chaos and beautiful color of fall leaves, inspired by my more »

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Lady of the Leaves

Lady of the Leaves Lady of the Leaves, created in 2015, was inspired by my lovely childhood daydreams and imaginings (which I admit I still enjoy when working in my garden).  It was so fun to imagine flower fairies and magical beings more »

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10 Gorgeous and Fun Matching Scarf-Rainboot Combos!

Matching Boots and Scarves Designs I designed each of these boots and scarves to match! They are so fun and pretty! Bring on the Rain!!!! Use the links below to purchase – note that scarves and boots sold separately: “Raining more »

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Poinsettia Passion

Poinsettia Passion was inspired by the lush royal red abundance of overlapping poinsettias upon poinsettias during the holidays.  I used several different red pigments to create this work, to ensure that it didn’t look flat and too monotone.  I wanted each poinsettia more »

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Dance of the Fall Leaves

Dance of the Fall Leaves is one of those artworks that you can get totally lost in.  I intentionally created Dance of the Fall Leaves so that it has no true up or down or left or right – you more »

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Papillons de Paisley

Papillons de Paisley is a fun play on paisley patterns, blending lively colors with my love of butterflies and gardens. The longer you look, the more butterflies you will see. Available in Limited Edition prints and more, available at Create.bz. more »

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Gorgeous New Rain & Garden Boots !

I’m always thrilled to share new products made with my art, but this post has special sentimental meaning for me. First a little background: Some ten years ago I created an artwork for my Mom several years ago called “I more »

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Season’s Sparrow

So often the lovely sparrow is overlooked, but I love the sparrows in my garden. For one of my first licensing projects, I was asked to design a 3D jar, and I decided to create a jar honoring the sparrows more »

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Butterfly Fantasy

Butterfly Fantasy I have always been fascinated by butterflies, with all their colors and lovely shapes.  Butterfly Fantasy is my reaching beyond the bright colors to a more intoxicating palette, to create an exotically moody piece, full of movement.  In more »

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Two New Rain and Garden Boots Just Released!

I am sooooo excited to share that two more of my artworks have been transformed into BEAUTIFUL BOOTS! Here is what they look like: These lovely boots are available at fine retailers and on Amazon, here’s a link so you more »

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Rainbow Blossoms

Rainbow Blossoms  is a bright, cheery celebration of a gentle rainfall in a spring garden.  The more you look, the more little worlds you will see.  This artwork was inspired by my love of spring bulbs – like tulips and more »

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The Vegetable Garden is PLANTED!

Admittedly, I’m later in getting the veggie boxes done this year than ever before – in large part because my world of art has been unusually demanding – but I’m glad to say the veggie boxes are now fully planted. more »

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What Home Made Compost Looks Like When You’re Finished, and How to Use it!

I was invited to a lovely tea today and saw the sweetest garden, filled with creativity and whimsy. We came to the subject of composting and what finished compost should look like when it’s ready to use. It’s basically black more »

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Butterfly Magic!

We were taken to a magical butterfly adventure at Butterfly Wonderland in Scottsdale – so worth seeing! Kudos to Butterfly Wonderland for making such a great, beautiful and educational butterfly sanctuary. There are many volunteers there that teach you things more »

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On Hounds, Crop Report and More

It’s been too long since my last post – we’ve had harvests of tomatoes, grapes, a few cherries, strawberries, apples, and Asian apple pears. Our doughnut peach tree has hundreds of green peaches, so looking forward to a luscious harvest, more »

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