Matisse is in the house

It’s here!  The paper cut outs.  I am hatching a plan to go, it’s been a long, long while but I will never forget the sense of wonder these amazing works impart.  The story behind them only adds to the experience.  Highly recommended for anyone in need of...

A horse of another color

This week I spent a little time with my tiny garden-helper friend while mom was late at work… we made horses.  Not sure who had more fun.  Surprise… mine is pink.  With a fancy dupioni silk mane & tail. But these are not just any horses. If you haven’t...

Dream house

A while back, one of my cousins forwarded a New York Times story about an amazing labor of love, a tiny gingerbread hideaway in the Catskill mountains, completely restored and reimagined by Sandy Foster.  Amazed, I saved the link to visit for an occasional...

Sketches… on my drawing board

As summer prepares to burst forth, once again I’m captivated by the tiny winged things that inhabit the coming season with their magical presence.  As they grow outside my door, they often seem to grow in the studio as well. Lately, I’m enthralled, and my...

Card factory

Break out the doilies, the tissue, all things pink and red, sweetness and light… too soon for baking the tarts, but just in time to cut, paste, color and scribble a few special notes.  Anything is fair game, cut it up! So, another excuse to squirrel away those...

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