Creations, Painting Sunflowers

Sunflowers are everywhere right now and they are easy peasy to paint! When you want to paint something take a few minutes to really look at your subject. Look at the proportions of the different parts and study the color. Do a couple of practice flowers.Β  This is not a realistic technique so don’t over … Continue reading

Creations, Unexpected Inspirations

Inspirations can come from very unexpected places.Β  I have learned to follow my instincts and just see where they lead me…The other day, on a whim, I stopped by the Fairhope Public Pier and was greeted by the rose garden in full bloom Fairhope, Alabama is one of my favorite places to visit, a totally … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Refreshing Flowers

Our house was full of flowers this past weekend, some hydrangeas from the garden, some roses from my sweet husband, and a lovely bouquet from some friends that came for dinner.Β  I love flowers, and hate to part with them, so when they start to droop, I refresh the arrangements to make them last as … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Blooms!

Alas, the summer hydrangeas in my backyard are just about spent and I will miss them.Β  I have used them all summer and have had so much fun creating things with these giant blooms… fresh from the garden I put them in my sink filled with cool water to keep them happy. Some are pink … Continue reading

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