Monday, December 14, 2009


Wrapping and shipping today and getting ready for Santa Claus! Listening to Ottmar Liebert's "Christmas in Santa Fe".

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Working on Christmas Ornaments

Working on Christmas ornaments for the Guild ornament sale on Saturday, December 5. Proceeds benefit the Guild. Just love this vintage photo of the little baby in his snow cap and sweater. Found it when thrifting the other day.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Fairy/Cinderella Pumpkin

We raised this fairy pumpkin in our garden. What a delight to see it grow to be this big. It was the only one of the fairy pumpkin variety to produce. Looks like Cinderella's coach!

Pumpkin Time in Texas

This pic was taken about 3 years ago at a quaint B & B outside of Waco, Texas called "The Farm." I just love pumpkins!

Friday, October 2, 2009

Upcoming Event!

"Sirene II"
"Rendevous with Destiny"

Been away way to long. Time to post something and I hope you find it interesting. Been working on more mermaids for a show next week which includes 5 of my art pal gals. The theme is called "Secrets of the Deep".

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Do Not Enter

This old rusted door knob just seems to say, "Do Not Enter." I found it on an old building deep in the pasture!

Monday, August 3, 2009

Back from a Day of Thrifting

This Samsonite beauty has lots of possibilities. She could house some thrifting treasures or she would look nice under the entry hall table or she could travel with me to Circleville, Texas!

Monday, July 27, 2009

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Tribute to My Dad

Slepki Vam Nesu? (Are Your Hens Laying?)

My Dad created this piece about a year before he died at age 85! What a witty, creative character he was.

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Bathing Beauties of the Deep

I've been working on mermaids this summer in preparation for a show centered around these beauties of the deep. The little doll may become a mermaid overnight....she just doesn't know it just yet!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Looking for Water

We awoke this morning to find this huge soft shell turtle in a puddle of rain water on our patio. We have been so parched here in Central Texas and stock tanks are drying up. We did get about 1/2 inch of wonderful rain yesterday. This big fella must have been looking for water. He had about a pound of mud on his back...must have been a heavy load to carry. I'll say this...he was centainly determined.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Charm Swap Treasures

Several months ago I entered a Charm Swap sponsored by the great magazine "Cloth Paper Scissors". These are the five charms I received in return for the five I submitted to the swap.
I love them all and can't wait to add them to a necklace or bracelet.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Home Grown Tomatoes

Home grown tomatoes are the tastiest treat in the summer. They are so full of flavor. Czech out these from our garden! How about that zucchini squash?

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Farm Fresh Onions - Texas Produce

Farm fresh onions are the best. Especially when you can walk right outside your back door and pick one anytime you need it! They go great with farm fresh squash, tomatoes, peppers or cucumbers. I love to use them to make my "labor intensive" canned all afternoon event!

Friday, May 29, 2009


Beautiful goddess! Great material for a future creation!

Actually she would be perfect overseeing the orchard or garden! Found her in sunny Houston after lunching on shrimp tacos at Cha Cho's! Yummy!

Collage Camp with K. C. Willis

Sign up for Collage Camp now. It should prove to be a real adventure!

Interesting and Fabulous Collage Camp

Czech out this fabulous collage camp being taught by the talented K.C. Willis. It looks like a great time on the old range! Take a look. or click on The Camp.

Interesting and Fabulous Collage Camp

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Thrifting Treasures

I just love to go thrifting. These wonderful treasures were just waiting for me to snag them yesterday! And among my "finds" was this fabulous antique book titled "The Great Galveston Disaster" which was published in 1900....the year of the devastating hurricane. Our family spent many a summer vacation on Bolivar Penisula just a ferry ride across the bay from Galveston. After hurricane Ike in 2008 nothing remains on very sad.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Look Who's Driving

Look who was driving the pickup when I stopped to get gas the other day. Just as I started to snap the pic she decided to move over to the passenger side of the truck. The little grandpa pumping gas next to me said her name is Baby.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Painted Windows

Below you will see the colorful store windows our committee has been painting for the past several days. Our big Main Street festival is this Saturday and we splashed some paint all over downtown to help with the atmosphere! It's gonna be a fun celebration of arts, crafts, food, and entertainment!

Downtown Windows

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Queen Meem/Trail Boss

The Queen Meem/Trail Boss grew these beautiful irises in her front yard. She has many varieties and they are all so unique and wonderful.....just like her!

Handymen mixed media collage

Aren't these two handymen just fabulous! Perfect example of our West Texas cowboys who can do anything!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Yummy Chocolate Cake!

Sharing Chocolate Cake and Laughs

Oh My, what fun we had sharing this fabulous chocolate cake as well as some good healthy laughs at the Eastside Cafe in Austin. That's what friendsip is all about!

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Look what I found at Round Top/Warrenton, Texas! Everyone in our party commented that the doll heads were "creepy"! I must agree, they really ARE! What fun we had sifting through all the wonderful treasures!