Watercolor house portrait: Falling in love with a vintage Victory House cottage

I have an amazing, return client that gives my house portraits as gifts for all kinds of occasions. She keeps me busy! Her most recent order was to recreate a portrait of her mother’s childhood home for upcoming Mother’s Day gift. I loved hearing the history of the home. Until this order, I had neverContinue reading “Watercolor house portrait: Falling in love with a vintage Victory House cottage”

Home-made leftover soups- 7 easy steps!

I am not the cook in the house, my dear husband is. To honor each of his shopping/cooking efforts, I spare no leftovers, they become my soup ingredients. We call it Kansas Soup because of a silly pre-dinner phone call… Husband: What are you doing? Me: Making soup. Husband: There’s cans of soup up thereContinue reading “Home-made leftover soups- 7 easy steps!”

Wedding bouquet custom painting – something old, something new.

I was very excited to receive an unusual (for me) request on my Etsy site. I was asked to paint a wedding bouquet as a gift from mother to daughter for an anniversary gift & given license to use any medium of my choice. This was a new challenge for me after painting lots ofContinue reading “Wedding bouquet custom painting – something old, something new.”