An Unnecessary Necessity- Ashley Brooke Designs

As I have mentioned a hundred times before, if there is one thing I truly love, it’s personalization. Well, in an effort to expand my creative base of inspiration, I decided to interview an old friend and the *queen* of all things personalized. If you haven’t heard of Ashley Brooke Designs, you just aren’t with… Read More

Spring has sprung! More paintings!

It’s been a busy spring so far, and I couldn’t be more happy about the amount of time I’ve been able to spend on one of my favorite hobbies– painting! These two commissions were made for two of my favorite little Ohioans– Carson and Eli Bass… who’s mama is pretty much my idol. She works… Read More

DIY- Personalize your tumbler for under $5

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m all about the new to-go tumbler craze… but what I’m even more all about is personalization. There are some great places to buy a personalize or monogrammed tumblers, but they can get a little bit pricy. With that in mind, I’ve discovered a very cheap and very easy to way… Read More

Mark me with an A

This latest commish was a special project for a very special baby girl who hasn’t quite made her way into the world yet! Baby Alannah is expected this month and awaiting her is this painting made custom to match her room in a quilted pattern. I never thought I’d say this, but I’ve now got… Read More

DUH! WINNING!

First off, let me say how *thrilled* I am to see so much participation in the naming of my new print!!!  I had over 60 entries and they were all FABULOUS. Ya’ll are so creative, I love it. See, this is exactly why I let you guys name everything instead of relying on myself… So… Read More

New Print! Name and win!

Well it’s that time again.. I’ve got another print… This time around I’ve gone with purple and pink hues with a splash of gray. My inspiration came from my trip to MoMa in NYC where I saw the use of a dotted technique called pointillism. I need a name and I need it now! Because… Read More

This Kid ROCKS.

Preston (coincidentally my nephew) is pretty much a champ when it comes to entertainment. Tonight I *forced* him to play the piano for me. With only a few minutes to get it together, he came up with this montage of songs. Mind you, he hasn’t practiced in months… but he’s still incredible. Can you recognize… Read More

C is for Cookie

Ok so I lie… C is not for Cookie… but it is for a special couple getting married very soon! I must admit, C’s and G’s are the TOUGHEST letters to draw (in my opinion), but after A LOT of trial and error I came up with this little ditty. The inside print is a… Read More