monday inspiration – red, white and blue

Since next Monday is Memorial Day here in the U.S., I picked red, white and blue for this week’s Color Palette of the Week (CPAW). This palette works great with crisp, bright colors for a classic look, more earthy colors for a country/primitive look, or a combination of both. While … Continue reading

monday inspiration – citrus

Hope everyone had a fabulous Mother’s Day! I had a lovely day spent with my mom, my kids, grandson and aunt. Ok, spouses were there too, but yesterday was all about the moms. :o) This week’s color palette a week (CPAW) is citrus inspired. I have been slacking when it … Continue reading

monday inspiration – happy spring!

It’s officially spring and the recent warm weather has definitely felt like spring. We even woke up to a thunderstorm yesterday. Here’s this week’s springy color palette a week (CPAW). The inspiration for this week’s color palette came from this beautiful Liz Claiborne handbag. Love it!

monday inspiration – blues

Well, we have a winter advisory starting today followed by a winter storm watch through Wednesday noon. While this winter hasn’t been near as bad as last year here in central Iowa, I’m still ready for spring to hurry up and get here. This week’s color palette was inspired by … Continue reading

monday inspiration – mystery machine

You know it’s Monday when…. Yes, it’s already been one of those mornings. I’ve been having some computer issues. Besides running slow, some mornings I would have sworn that I turned it on when I got up, only to come back later and it’s not on. Well, this morning it … Continue reading

in the studio – breathe

My word for today is breathe….. When one gets busy or stressed it’s easy to forget to take a moment to just breathe. I know the whole copying issue has been talked to death, but this isn’t about copying a specific design. Sometimes the copying comes in a more subtle … Continue reading