Sweet 1st anniversary gift: paper house painting

Last week I was excited to work on a darling little house portrait for a young couple celebrating their first anniversary of marriage.I love using Etsy to sell online, because I get to paint for people outside of my circle of friends and family. An order from a stranger that found your work online isContinue reading “Sweet 1st anniversary gift: paper house painting”

Some last minute Christmas ideas for gals like me!

Merry Christmas, friends! I know not all of you are able to be with those you love and miss this holiday, but I wish for you all of the happiness in the world today!   I am not skilled in the kitchen, but I can make this amazing candy. It is a great, quick giftContinue reading “Some last minute Christmas ideas for gals like me!”

Personalized Christmas gifts and cards

Christmas time is a wonderful opportunity for artists to share – and be paid for their work. Hallelujah. A photo of my client’s home last winter was a holiday house portrait order for me this year. We love our homes, our photos, our holidays and our memories! My friend, Juli,  wanted to use my winterContinue reading “Personalized Christmas gifts and cards”

Furry friends in home gallery!

The sweet little house portrait I painted for my friend’s sister was delivered last week. She loved it and ordered portraits of her beloved pets, a sweet hamster and two dogs. She is creating a wall of art in her home and was excited that I was willing to paint an unusual pet,  not just theContinue reading “Furry friends in home gallery!”

Loving little watercolor house portraits.

I am so excited about a little job that came my way last week.  A dear friend that got me started doing personalized home and pet portraits asked me to do another job for her.  This time I am painting her sister’s house for her as a birthday gift.  I feel absolutely confident that thisContinue reading “Loving little watercolor house portraits.”

Tea towel love.

A few months ago I painted a watercolor of the home of my dear friend.  I took some photos before mailing the painting to her.  I thought at the time she might want to use the image for personalized cards or mailing labels.  I am also interested in finding multiple ways to use anything IContinue reading “Tea towel love.”