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The World of Frida

What an event! The World of Frida show was a juried show of which one of my paintings was selected to be a part of at the lovely Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek. The show’s main feature was a series of photographs of Frida Kahlo through the lens of Nickolas Read more…

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Ladybugs Softball Banner

My little miss is playing her second season of softball. There are distinct differences between softball and baseball and mainly the cuteness factor is amped way up. They wear fun socks and have matching hairbows. In this league, the teams get to decide on their own team name. The team Read more…

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Watercolor succulents

I have fallen in love with succulents and cacti. They are a plant that are just my speed. Normally plants come to die in my care. I like the idea of having plants, I just haven’t been very good at taking care of them. I started painting in watercolor again Read more…

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Hip Hop Valentines

As per usual, I asked my daughter this year what kind of valentines she wanted to pass out to her friends. She has been in dance for a few years now, and for the third year in a row she requested ballerina cards. As a designer, I sighed a little Read more…

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Ninja Valentines

Right now, my 7 year old is currently taking Juijitsu twice a week and he is constantly pretending he is kicking somebody’s butt in his imaginary world. So when I asked him what type of valentines he wanted, it was no surprise he said “ninja!”. I like how it turned Read more…

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DIY Giant Scrabble Tiles

Our play room needs a little decor and not to mention some serious organization. Lets start though with decor. I want to have a big gallery wall with a little more than just pictures in frames. I liked the idea of really labeling the room with a sign that said Read more…

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Ballerina Valentine

  This is the second year in a row that Mia has requested ballerina themed valentines. I suppose I could’ve reused last year’s design, but decided to create a new one.  She is 4 now and just started at a new dance school. She loves dance so much and is Read more…

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Rag Doll Tutorial

I have made a few of these rag dolls in the past and think I have it down now. I took inspiration from some similar dolls I had seen selling on Etsy. Our cute little neighbor Jaycee turned 3 so I thought I’d make her one for her birthday. She is Read more…