Last week my neighbor on Pippin Lane showed me how to burn and decorate gourds. It was so fun. We started with a dried gourd. You can cut off the top, cut holes in the sides, or leave it whole. … Continue reading
California is finally getting some rain. Although we aren’t in the clear, it is nice to have things wet and green. Here are some recent pictures from my morning walk.
What have you been up to this weekend?
Hi! A couple weeks ago when I was showing you the interior of our house and the loop hiking trail, some of you asked to see pictures of the front and back yard. We rent and I don’t really like the paint job on our house, but it is quite a lovely view from our deck. Here are some shots of our front and back yard, enjoy!
What are you up to this week?
A while back I posted pictures of the interior of our house and some of you asked for shots of the property. So, here you go. I took my camera out on what we call the loop. I even had a visitor. Check it out.
Have a great week.
I’ve been obsessed with spring life and have been drawing bees, butterflies and beetles. Last weekend it rained and was a chilly 60 degrees. I had a fire and painted.
Here are some of my butterfly sketches.
Here are the watercolor versions.
Here is the pattern I made of all of them.
What have you been up to this week?
I’ve got hex signs and pocket notebooks for sale in my etsy shop. The hex signs are 15 x 15 on reclaimed wood. The pocket notebooks were watercolor paintings that I turned into a repeat pattern and have them created into journals. They were inspired by the birds I see here in happy valley and my own imagination.
- Dimensions: 3.5” l x 1/8” w x 5.5” h; 0.1 lb
- 48 pages of blank, lined, grid, or checklist page inserts.
- Printed in full color bleed on 100% acid free recycled paper; hand made in the USA.
Have a GREAT week.
Wow, it’s the last week of the year! Happy holidays to all my readers. Thanks for following me on this adventure. I look forward to another year of FUN together.
As promised last week, here are a couple pics of what the holidays look like in happy valley at my house.
Lastly, I’m looking forward to sharing 2015 with you and am beginning to think about a logo and brand for Pippin Lane. Here is a quick preview of my brainstorming. Let me know what you think.
Happy New Year!