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New Journals

Hardcover journals with exposed spine

I just finished a bunch of new blank journals. Some have a hard cover with exposed spine and others have soft wrap-around covers. I am taking most of these shown to the Focus on Book Arts conference in Oregon this week, where I’ll have them for sale in the artist shop.


Kitten Kitty Book headed to Print

Kitten Kitty Reads a Book Cover

Kitten Kitty Reads a Book

The newest children’s book that I illustrated is just about ready to head to print and should (fingers crossed) be ready for the Sequim Lavender Festival. Here is the cover of this book. It was a lot of fun to do the illustrations in this book.


“Birdhouse Fence” newest painting

Birdhouse Fence

Birdhouse Fence

Here is my latest painting. It is 18×24 and done with acrylic paint on canvas.


“Birds of a Feather” Cross Stitch Kit

Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

The newest cross stitch design is now complete, “Birds of a Feather”, and the kit is ready. If you are interested in cross stitch or know someone who is, check out this and my 4 other designs.


Soroptimist Garden Show

Soroptimist Garden Show PosterMy first show this year will be the Soroptimist Garden Show in Sequim, on March 18th and 19th. I hope that if you are in Sequim you will be able to come by.


Latest Painting

Tree Lined Road

Tree Lined Road

Here is my latest painting. I’m calling it “Tree Lined Road”, done with acrylics. It is 18″x24″.


New Painted Fabric for Books

Painted fabrics for book covers

Painted fabrics for book covers

I just finished painting a bunch of fabric to use to make into book covers. The next step is to get these cut out and start the process of making the journals. I’ll keep you posted.


Cross Stitch Kits

I now have 4 Counted Cross Stitch Kits finished and for sale, they are shown here. All of these designs are based on my original artwork. Each kit contains the colored aida cloth, embroidery floss, needle and counted cross stitch pattern with color chart. All are roughly 5″ x 5″ square.


Vern Burton Christmas Fair

Vern Burton Christmas FairThe Vern Burton Christmas Fair in Port Angeles is this weekend, December 3-4th, 2016. The hours are Saturday, 9am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. I hope you will be able to come out and check out all the vendors. It is a fun holiday fair.


Happy Thanksgiving

Turkey Fish

Turkey Fish

Hope you have a wonderful day!