Need some inspiration? Here you go! Create canvas art to liven up a room in your home, learn how to do a decorative finish for a focus wall, or paint a small accessory for home and garden. These proj...

Private Painting Workshops

Would you love to have personal training, tailored to exactly what YOU need? Perfect! My private painting workshops may be the solution for you. Together we can create the perfect learning experi...

Hire Me!

I would love to talk to you about creative possibilities for you or your business. From project how-to blogging for DIY paint and product brands, to one-to-one custom private and group workshops, ...

Commission A Pet Portrait

HOW TO COMMISSION A PORTRAIT Painting pets is a treat for me, and I am often accompanied by one of my own rescue kitties during the process. I will be happy to give you a price. All you need to do...

Need A Website? I Can Help!

I have been designing easy-to-use websites for individual shop owners and artists for years. I will also train you to maintain it if you like. All you need is great quality photography.

My Latest Blog Posts


Mia’s Magical Marrakech-Inspired Wedding Shower

Last Saturday it happened. Our daughter Mia's Marrakech-inspired wedding shower. Our first child to marry, it was quite simply magical. Her sister Jenny, aunt Patricia, and cousin Jackie prepared...

How We Brightened Up Our Front Courtyard

BEFORE We have an unusual 1977 brick ranch home with a deep courtyard. We love it. We hate it. There is always deep shade on the left side and bright, hot sunshine on the right. Planting flowe...

Reverse-Painted Round Table Glass Project

(This is a sponsored post for Fusion Mineral Paint and Muddaritaville Studio stencils.) Do you love to paint furniture, but always assumed that you could not paint glass - for cabinet doors, f...

Reverse-Painting Glass / Getting Started

(This is a sponsored post featuring Fusion Mineral Paint and Muddaritaville Studio stencils.) What! Painting glass? On cabinet doors, table tops, artwork, dishware, table runners? Did you alwa...