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Elegant & Cozy Home in Lavender

It is always such a fun process being included in interior design projects. Creating a custom commission for an interior designer is always a bit more in depth than a regular commission. What is exciting about creating a piece for a designer is they usually have a broader vision for the whole space. Working on this custom piece for Kerra …

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Iridescent Light

Iridescent Light is a mini series of 8 works. These works were inspired by a recent trip to Iceland. The colors in these works feature the amazing shades of blue, black lava, whites, greens, and golds present in the landscape. The iridescent material is representative of the changing magic colors of the Northern Lights. The works are mixed media. Materials …

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Rose Dream: A Custom Commission

I don’t share every custom commission I do, but this one was too good to pass up. I absolutely love the dreamy color palette chosen by my client for this custom pink commission piece. Headed to live in the sunny California, this painting has all the dreamy socal vibes. A dusty rose with a slate blue were the two main …

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The Colors of Iceland

It has been a whirlwind few weeks since we got back from Iceland. With family weddings, moving my mother across the country, and starting grad school, while trying to maintain painting and working full time, it has been a busy, busy summer. I didn’t want too much time to get behind me though before I share some pictures from Iceland. …

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Books I Read in May 2019

I was talking with a friend recently about a book I was reading, it seems I’m always talking about the books I’m reading or podcast I’m listening to cause my friend stopped me and said, “you always have a new book, you must be constantly reading!” I have never thought of myself as an avid reader. It seems I have …

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5 Easy Steps Your Perfect DIY Gallery Wall

Not sure where to start on your DIY gallery wall project? Here are some tips to help you get off on the right foot and help you pick the right tools and pieces for your gallery wall! Measure Twice, Order Once First, figure out the size of the wall you are planning on hanging on. This is my favorite locking …

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Divide Mini Prints

I am very excited to say that all of the divide mini works on paper have made it to the print shop. These pieces were originally 5″x8″ acrylic, rose gold leaf, and graphite on paper. All of the originals have sold, but I have been getting requests for these pieces to come to the print shop. I’m happy to announce …

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High School Graduation Gifts for Girls 2019

Yay! Someone you know is graduating from high school and headed off to college! Here are some ideas for 2019 high school grad gifts. Get her things she will actually want for her dorm or apartment. Start by getting her something for her new desk, checkout this post on desk decor. Bedding: Get your girl a coordinated pillow and duvet …

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My New Relationship with My Anxiety

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been doing some one-on-one coaching with Colorado based leadership and life coach, Rick Adler. I’ve taken lots of tests measuring everything from my math skills, to my emotional sensitivity, from my linguistic capacity, to my capacity to teach. This has been a very fruitful and informative time where I’ve learned so much …

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Breathing Room

I am very excited to introduce, Breathing Room, an ongoing series I intend to expand. The magic of these pieces is that they cross the line between painting and sculpture. Because they are 3D and none of the layers touch. Each individual color you see is created on its own acrylic sheet, when laid over each other they create color …