Working out my Etsy Store details

I've made it a priority for 2022 to get my Etsy store moving. I have several ways to sell my art and gifts online but in the end, I think it's worth giving my all to Etsy. Etsy doesn't bring me much traffic but the options they have available to me without a huge upfront … Continue reading Working out my Etsy Store details

Plumerias

I've had a little trouble getting motivated to paint lately. Pushing myself to get going, I decided to try something a little different. What to paint? Hmm... In the past, I have painted some watercolor flowers. I use photos that I've taken to create the watercolor paintings. Maybe I should paint plumerias. This painting was … Continue reading Plumerias

Three Florida RV Parks for Beach Camping

RV Life  About six years ago, I met my husband, Steve.  He's an avid RV'er.  I never stepped into an RV until we got together.  My first few trips were to his motorcycle races.  It took a little while for me to get used to staying in this small space. I felt a little more … Continue reading Three Florida RV Parks for Beach Camping

Artist Goals – Art Life

Goals I Set As a Creative in 2019   I'm not big on New Year's resolutions anymore.  About a year ago I realized that all the goals that I had written down, had been accomplished.  When I made this realization, I decided to make a new goal list.     At the end of 2018, … Continue reading Artist Goals – Art Life

Artisan Alley, DeLand

For the past six months I’ve been setting up at the DeLand Farmer’s Market one Friday per month. If you’ve not been there, it’s worth the trip. Artisan Alley is filled with local artisans on Friday nights. I’ve seen some unique creations such as homemade dog biscuits, jewelry, soap and bat boxes. Families dine in … Continue reading Artisan Alley, DeLand

Making Time to Paint on our Recent Camping Trip

Our vacation was spent enjoying some of the natural beauty that Florida has to offer.  We visited Jacksonville Beach, Payne's Prairie, Devil's Den and Rainbow River.  We spent almost as much time biking, hiking, snorkeling and kayaking as we did resting.  If not, it sure felt like we did.  I'm still sore but it was … Continue reading Making Time to Paint on our Recent Camping Trip